Ponca City, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 24,879 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 12,250  (49.2%)
Females: 12,629  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 74601.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,155 (it was $31,406 in 2000)
Ponca City:

$40,155
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,446 (it was $17,732 in 2000)

Ponca City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,863 (it was $58,300 in 2000)
Ponca City:

$83,863
OK:

$116,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $641.

  • Races in Ponca City, OK (2013)

    Ponca City races chart
    • 18,73974.4%White alone
    • 2,0408.1%American Indian alone
    • 1,8477.3%Hispanic
    • 1,5736.2%Two or more races
    • 7162.8%Black alone
    • 2461.0%Asian alone
    • 90.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Ponca City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ponca City: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.3%), Irish (12.6%), English (9.2%), United States (8.9%), Dutch (2.5%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1022 feet

Land area: 18.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,374 people per square mile   (low).

Ponca City,OK real estate house value index trend

Ponca City, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Ponca City:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ponca City city:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

746 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.0%
Oklahoma:

5.7%



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ponca City, Oklahoma as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ponca City to the number of sex offenders is 24,974 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $702 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $598 (0.8%)

Ponca City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (69.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (271.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: McCord, OK (1.7 miles ), McCord-Braden, OK (2.6 miles ), Kildare, OK (2.6 miles) , Marland, OK (3.4 miles ), Newkirk, OK (3.4 miles ), Kaw City, OK (3.5 miles ), Tonkawa, OK (3.6 miles ), Blackwell, OK (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $201,300
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $226,100
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $600,000
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $287,000
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $368,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.71 N, Longitude: 97.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,298 (+5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,697 (72.6%)

Area code: 580

Ponca City household income distribution Ponca City home values distribution

Crime rates in Ponca City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 2020101021100
per 100,000 7.70.07.70.03.90.04.10.08.24.03.90.00.0
Rapes 2429263023111352017232025
per 100,000 92.3110.5100.3116.890.643.553.020.582.168.289.679.0100.6
Robberies 15181814131524122117222217
per 100,000 57.768.669.454.551.259.397.849.186.268.285.786.968.4
Assaults 85156851161191421729413078847486
per 100,000 327.0594.5327.8451.6468.5561.5700.7384.7533.7312.9327.4292.2346.0
Burglaries 279291216323264261391236297299211189268
per 100,000 1,073.51,108.9833.11,257.61,039.51,032.01,592.8965.81,219.31,199.5822.3746.41,078.1
Thefts 930952772891968961940963888902843915973
per 100,000 3,578.33,627.82,977.53,469.13,811.33,799.83,829.23,941.13,645.53,618.43,285.43,613.33,914.2
Auto thefts 88967459746979794135494743
per 100,000 338.6365.8285.4229.7291.4272.8321.8323.3168.3140.4191.0185.6173.0
Arson 72230201519281382618145
per 100,000 26.983.8115.777.959.175.1114.153.232.8104.370.255.320.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 424.7488.3389.0453.2445.6418.2519.4365.5467.4392.4381.6365.7423.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ponca City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 74 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Oklahoma average:

2.04
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -673 (-2.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Ponca City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ponca City, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ponca City, Oklahoma average temperatures Ponca City, Oklahoma average precipitation Ponca City, Oklahoma humidity Ponca City, Oklahoma wind speed Ponca City, Oklahoma snowfall Ponca City, Oklahoma sunshine Ponca City, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Ponca City-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 148% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Ponca City city center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ponca City-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from Ponca City center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 329.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 201.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.3 miles away from Ponca City center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kay County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ponca City topographic map

Birthplace of: Don Coleman - Football player and coach, Don Nickles - Politician, Joel Sartore - Photographer, Kareem Salama - Musician, Buddy Dial - Football player, Rusty Ryal - Baseball player, Clint Sodowsky - Baseball player, David Myers (politician) - Politician, Jon Kolb - Player of football, Justin Roland - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ponca City:

  • HOSPICE OF NORTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA, INC (1904 NORTH UNION, SUITE 103)
  • PONCA CITY MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 1900 NORTH 14TH STREET)
  • FMCNA - PONCA CITY (1208 E HARTFORD)
  • ADVANCED HOMECARE (914 E HIGHLAND AVE)
  • NORTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA HOME HEALTH (1209 EAST PROSPECT, STE 2)
  • PRECISE HOME HEALTH CARE (900 EAST HARTFORD)
  • PONCA CITY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1400 NORTH WAVERLY)
  • SHAWN MANOR NURSING HOME (2024 TURNER ROAD)
  • TENDER HEART HEALTH CARE OF PONCA (1401 WEST HIGHLAND)
  • VIA CHRISTI VILLAGE PONCA CITY, INC. (1601 ACADEMY ROAD)

Airports located in Ponca City:

See details about airports located in Ponca City, OK

Colleges/Universities in Ponca City:

  • Pioneer Technology Center (Full-time enrollment: 322; Location: 2101 N Ash; Public; Website: pioneertech.edu)
  • Ponca City Beauty College (FT enrollment: 45; Location: 122 N First St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.poncacitybeautycollege.com/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ponca City:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 13 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 25 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 41 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)
  • Langston University (about 55 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 68 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 69 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 69 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)

Public high school in Ponca City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ponca City:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ponca City:

  • FIRST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: 1104 N 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY'S SCHOOL (Students: 136; Location: 415 S SEVENTH; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PONCA CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 124; Location: 901 MONUMENT RD BLDG 3; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Ponca City, map of school districts: PONCA CITY

Library in Ponca City:

  • PONCA CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $888,669; Location: 515 EAST GRAND; 84,792 books; 4,160 audio materials; 4,721 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 23 state licensed databases; 273 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under TV stations: KGBN-LP (Channel 27; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: DIANA KAY HALL) The new Owner is Creative Media Services. Phone 580-765-5491
  • FIRST ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN SCHOO (Students: 145; Location: 1308 E BRADLEY AVE; Grades: PK - 6) Is now PONCA CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY,901 Monument Building 3, 580-765-6038 Grades PK-6

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Notable locations in Ponca City: Airline Drive-In (A), Ponca Plaza (B), Wentz Camp (C), Ponca City Fire Department Station 2 (D), Ponca City Fire Department Station 4 (E), Ponca City Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F), Ponca City Fire Department Station 3 (G), Ernest Whitworth Marland Mansion (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Hartford Shopping Center (1), Hartford Square Shopping Center (2), Pioneer Shopping Center (3), West Grant Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ponca City include: Pleasant View Church (A), Woodlands Christian Church (B), Trinity Pentecostal Church (C), Sunset Baptist Church (D), Saint Marys Catholic Church (E), Saint Lukes Church-Nazarene (F), Southside Baptist Church (G), Second Baptist Church (H), Prince of Peace Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: East Lake Ponca (A), Lake Ponca (B), West Lake Ponca (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Turkey Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ponca City include: Young Park (1), Pioneer Woman Monument (2), Blaine Stadium (3), War Memorial Park (4), Sunset Park (5), Sherwood Park (6), Redbud Park (7), Frazier Park (8), Pecan Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Marland's Grand Home (Museums; 1000 East Grand Avenue) (1), Marland Mansion (Museums; 901 Monument Road) (2), Ponca City Art Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 819 East Central Avenue) (3), Pioneer Woman Musuem (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 701 Monument Road) (4), Mad-Dog'S Laser Tag (Amusement & Theme Parks; 318 North 1st Street) (5), KIDZ Jump Club (Amusement & Theme Parks; 139 Glenside Avenue) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hero's Bar & Grill (2215 North 14th Street) (1), Lazy K Motel (205 South 14th Street) (2), Rose Stone Inn (120 South 3rd Street) (3), Spirits Dance Hall & Salon (2215 North 14th Street) (4), Thunderbird Motel (407 South 14th Street) (5), Double N Motel (3537 East Highway 60) (6), Econo Lodge Ponca City (212 South 14th Street) (7), Four Winds Motel (116 South 14th Street) (8), Ponca City-Days Inn (1415 Bradley Ave) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Ponca City City - Financial Services- Municipal Court (200 East Oklahoma Avenue) (1), Kay County Drug Court (115 East Chestnut) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Kay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.6. This is worse than average.

City:

92.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.0150. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0150
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 4.78. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.78
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.60. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.60
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ponca City and their reported violations in the past:

KAY CO RWD #1 (Population served: 1,765, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between MAR-2009 and MAY-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between MAR-2009 and MAY-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KAY CO RWD #3 (Address: 1080 Summitt St , Population served: 1,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.5% for American Indian residents, 81.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.5% for other race residents, 27.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Ponca City in 2010:

  • 245 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 131 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 110 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 66 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 65 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 32 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Ponca City in 2000:

  • 320 people in nursing homes
  • 93 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 59 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 38 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 33 people in other group homes
  • 27 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

Ponca City, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Ponca City compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Ponca City (2011 data):

  • RCB Bank: Second And Grand Branch, Motor Bank Branch, Express Branch, Rcb Bank Pioneer Branch, North 14th Street Branch. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $1,997.6 mil, Deposits: $1,697.9 mil, headquarters in Claremore, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Rcb Holding Company, Inc.
  • The Eastman National Bank of Newkirk: Ponca City Branch at 222 East Grand, branch established on 2004/09/15; Northpark Branch at 802 East Prospect, branch established on 2005/12/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $205.2 mil, Deposits: $174.1 mil, headquarters in Newkirk, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Eastman National Bancshares, Inc.
  • BOKF, National Association: Ponca City Branch at 2007 N 14th St, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $25,360.0 mil, Deposits: $19,171.3 mil, headquarters in Tulsa, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Bok Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Ponca City North Branch at 3001 North Fourteenth Street, branch established on 1984/05/14. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Bank of the West: Ponca Plaza at 1417 Hartford, branch established on 1918/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • First National Bank of Oklahoma: Ponca City Branch at 1501 East Prospect Avenue, branch established on 2010/12/15. Info updated 2011/07/08: Bank assets: $260.1 mil, Deposits: $227.0 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp Of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • The City National Bank and Trust Company of Lawton, Oklahoma: Ponca City Branch at 1101 East Prospect, branch established on 2001/09/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $287.7 mil, Deposits: $245.8 mil, headquarters in Lawton, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Jrmb Ii, Inc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ponca City, Oklahoma:

  • Quality Inn Ponca City, 2215 N 14TH, Ponca City, OK 74601 , Phone: (580) 762-8311, Fax: (580) 765-0014
  • Stratford House Inn, 2320 N 14 St, Ponca City, OK 74601 , Phone: (580) 762-4133
  • Stratford House Inn, 2320 N 14TH St, Ponca City, OK 74601 , Phone: (580) 762-9133
  • Rose Stone Inn, 120 S 3, Ponca City, OK 74601 , Phone: (580) 765-5699
  • Pioneer Woman Guesthouse, 719 N 14TH St, Ponca City, OK 74601 , Phone: (580) 765-6662
  • Fairfield Inn-ponca City, 3405 N 14TH St, Ponca City, OK 74601 , Phone: (580) 765-3000, Fax: (580) 765-3000
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ponca City, 2809 N 14th St, Ponca City, OK 74601 , Phone: (580) 762-3700, Fax: (580) 762-7305
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 3101 N 14th, Ponca City, OK 74601 , Phone: (580) 765-2322, Fax: (580) 762-1981
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 3101 N 14th St, Ponca City, OK 74604 , Phone: (580) 765-2322, Fax: (580) 762-1981
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ponca City, Oklahoma

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Ponca City travel time to work - commute Ponca City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ponca City city (based on Kay County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,93667
Mainline Protestant8,53224
Catholic2,9795
Other8065
Black Protestant1861
None18,123-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Kay County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Kay County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Kay County:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

7.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kay County:

29.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$25,033$50,0660$0
Other Government Administration 9$49,945$66,5930$0
Judicial and Legal 6$25,371$50,7421$996
Police Protection - Officers 54$219,894$48,8650$0
Police - Other 13$36,855$34,0200$0
Firefighters 66$297,866$54,1570$0
Fire - Other 1$2,648$31,7760$0
Correction 2$4,971$29,8260$0
Streets and Highways 28$98,297$42,1270$0
Airports 4$15,389$46,1671$549
Solid Waste Management 37$108,614$35,2260$0
Sewerage 17$58,804$41,5090$0
Parks and Recreation 36$112,156$37,38516$10,142
Water Supply 20$76,365$45,8190$0
Electric Power 33$151,099$54,9451$1,158
Local Libraries 11$30,965$33,78013$9,279
Other and Unallocable 29$125,687$52,0082$5,019
Totals for Government 372$1,439,959$46,45034$27,143

Ponca City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $25,794,000 ($1036.78)
    Police Protection: $4,789,000 ($192.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,287,000 ($172.31)
    General - Other: $4,031,000 ($162.02)
    Water Utilities: $3,941,000 ($158.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,783,000 ($111.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,706,000 ($108.77)
    Sewerage: $2,082,000 ($83.69)
    Regular Highways: $1,625,000 ($65.32)
    Central Staff Services: $1,318,000 ($52.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,080,000 ($43.41)
    Libraries: $778,000 ($31.27)
    Financial Administration: $359,000 ($14.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $344,000 ($13.83)
    Air Transportation: $152,000 ($6.11)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($1.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $632,000 ($25.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $1,986,000 ($79.83)
    Electric Utilities: $1,386,000 ($55.71)
    Regular Highways: $827,000 ($33.24)
    General - Other: $698,000 ($28.06)
    Water Utilities: $494,000 ($19.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $388,000 ($15.60)
    Sewerage: $189,000 ($7.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $152,000 ($6.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $147,000 ($5.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000 ($5.71)
    Police Protection: $71,000 ($2.85)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($0.80)
    Transit Utilities: $20,000 ($0.80)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($0.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,546,000 ($544.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $449,000 ($18.05)

Ponca City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,235,000 ($170.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,678,000 ($147.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,414,000 ($56.84)
    All Other: $1,167,000 ($46.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $662,000 ($26.61)
    Air Transportation: $247,000 ($9.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,079,000 ($43.37)
    All Other: $33,000 ($1.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,141,000 ($45.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $948,000 ($38.10)
    Fines and Forfeits: $557,000 ($22.39)
    Donations From Private Sources: $159,000 ($6.39)
    Rents: $132,000 ($5.31)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $31,488,000 ($1265.65)
    Water Utilities: $5,560,000 ($223.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $305,000 ($12.26)
    Highways: $239,000 ($9.61)
    General Local Government Support: $79,000 ($3.18)
    All Other: $20,000 ($0.80)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,266,000 ($493.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $693,000 ($27.85)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $504,000 ($20.26)
    NEC: $503,000 ($20.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $408,000 ($16.40)
    Property: $235,000 ($9.45)

Ponca City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,679,000 ($1233.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,775,000 ($1196.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,322,000 ($53.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $418,000 ($16.80)

Ponca City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,119,000 ($1371.40)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,710,000 ($189.32)

5.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Osage County, OK  0.60% ($23,564 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.43% ($25,970)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.32% ($27,820)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Osage County, OK  0.61% ($35,708 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.56% ($32,202)
to Washington County, OK  0.53% ($115,410)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ponca City:

  • WBBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: PONCA CITY PUBLISHING CO.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOKB (1580 AM; 1 kW; BLACKWELL, OK; Owner: BLACKWELL RADIO INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSOK (1280 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ponca City:

  • KLOR-FM (99.3 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: TEAM RADIO LLC)
  • KPNC (100.9 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: TEAM RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KLVV (88.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • K212DX (90.3 FM; PONCA CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KIXR (104.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: MUR-THOM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K278AF (103.5 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAXR (91.3 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSU-FM (91.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPI-FM (93.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSOK-FM (95.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ponca City:

  • K54FZ (Channel 54; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KGBN-LP (Channel 27; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: DIANA KAY HALL)
  • K38AK (Channel 38; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ponca City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 143m469ftTotal length
  • $13,028,000Total costs
  • 12,110Total average daily traffic
  • 2,561Total average daily truck traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 306
  • Hazardous Condition: 47
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Ponca City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ponca City, OK
Most common first names in Ponca City, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John25875.6 years
Mary22180.4 years
William20774.9 years
James18174.2 years
Charles16774.2 years
Robert16573.6 years
George14676.9 years
Ruth9980.3 years
Helen9681.0 years
Dorothy7778.1 years
Most common last names in Ponca City, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18277.4 years
Brown9476.0 years
Johnson8778.3 years
Jones8572.2 years
Miller7374.8 years
Davis6773.7 years
Martin6578.5 years
Williams6278.5 years
Wilson6078.5 years
Hall5377.4 years
Businesses in Ponca City, OK
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Marriott1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Ashley Furniture1Motel 61
AutoZone1New Balance2
Bath & Body Works1Nike6
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
ColorTyme1Quality1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1SAS Shoes2
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In3
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx3Staples1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Super 82
GameStop1T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hobby Lobby1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular1
Honda1UPS9
JCPenney1Vans2
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
Lowe's1
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