Ponca, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 935 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.0%
 
Males: 504  (54.0%)
Females: 431  (46.0%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68770.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,193 (it was $31,750 in 2000)
Ponca:

$55,193
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,632 (it was $15,782 in 2000)

Ponca city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,138 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Ponca:

$95,138
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $102,303; Detached houses: $105,042; Mobile homes: $17,968

Median gross rent in 2016: $636.

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  • Races in Ponca, NE (2010)

    Ponca races chart
    • 92496.1%White alone
    • 171.8%Hispanic
    • 141.5%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ponca: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (51.8%), Irish (14.6%), Norwegian (4.9%), American (4.0%), Swedish (2.6%), Czech (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/4/1871

Elevation: 1143 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,328 people per square mile   (low).

Ponca,NE real estate house value index trend

Ponca, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Ponca:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ponca city:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Nebraska:

6.7%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ponca, Nebraska as of December 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Ponca to the number of sex offenders is 342 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,743 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,641 (1.8%)

Ponca satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (16.7 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (97.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (465.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Martinsburg, NE (2.7 miles) , Waterbury, NE (2.7 miles) , Jefferson, SD (2.8 miles ), Elk Point, SD (2.9 miles ), Newcastle, NE (3.2 miles ), Jackson, NE (3.3 miles ), North Sioux City, SD (3.3 miles ), Allen, NE (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.56 N, Longitude: 96.71 W

Area code: 402

Ponca household income distribution Ponca home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +132 (+14.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Ponca, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Ponca-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Ponca city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/23/2003, a category F4 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ponca-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 177.2 miles away from Ponca center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 217.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 123.0 miles away from Ponca center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 711.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dixon County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ponca topographic map

Birthplace of: Pug Bennett - Baseball player, Tommy Atkins (baseball) - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ponca:

  • ELMS HEALTH CARE CENTER (P O BOX 628, 410 BALL PARK ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ponca:

  • WEL-HOME HEALTH OF ELK POINT (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ELK POINT, SD)
  • PRAIRIE ESTATES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ELK POINT, SD)
  • WESTWOOD NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • SIOUXLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • CASA DE PAZ HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • HOLY SPIRIT RETIREMENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • OAKSHIRE HOUSE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ponca:

  • University of South Dakota (about 19 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 20 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Wayne State College (about 28 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 51 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 70 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Buena Vista University (about 77 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 96 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

Public high school in Ponca:

Public elementary/middle school in Ponca:

  • PONCA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 505 3RD ST, Grades: 3-6)
See full list of schools located in Ponca

Library in Ponca:

  • PONCA CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,320; Location: 203 2ND STREET; 10,465 books; 459 audio materials; 593 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ponca: Ponca Rodeo Arena (A), Dixon County Sheriff Office (B), Dixon County Courthouse (C), Ponca Volunteer Fire and Rescue (D), Ponca Police Department (E), Ponca Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ponca include: Saint Joseph Catholic Church (A), Salem Lutheran Church (B), Presbyterian Church (C), Evangelical Free Church (D), United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ponca: Ponca Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Donna Bourn Tours (Tours & Charters; Po Box 467).

Hotel: Trails Inn (117 Nebraska Street).

Court: Dixon County - Clerk of District Court- Ponca- Clerk of District Court (302 3rd Street).

Dixon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 89.4. This is about average.

City:

89.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.152. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.152
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.30
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.328. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.328
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.4%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.5%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
47 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Ponca, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ponca (2011 data):

  • Bank of Dixon County: Bank Of Dixon County at 117 East Third Street, branch established on 1881/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $73.9 mil, Deposits: $66.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Kingsbury Bdc Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ponca city (based on Dixon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,7789
Evangelical Protestant1,0169
Catholic9753
Other1-
None2,230-
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: 3
Dixon County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Dixon County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

8.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dixon County:

29.9%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

25.2%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ponca:

49.1%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.2%
State:

43.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ponca:

13.6%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ponca:

6.8
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ponca:

36.3%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Ponca:

54.1%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Ponca:

75.7%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ponca, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$8,270$99,2400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$453
Police Protection - Officers 1$6,832$81,9845$9,125
Streets and Highways 1$7,649$91,7880$0
Sewerage 1$3,576$42,9120$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$3,488
Water Supply 1$3,687$44,2440$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$3,825
Other and Unallocable 1$18,454$221,4483$7,668
Totals for Government 6$48,468$96,93619$24,559

Ponca government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $462,000 ($494.12)
    General - Other: $300,000 ($320.86)
    Regular Highways: $148,000 ($158.29)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($70.59)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($66.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $46,000 ($49.20)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($44.92)
    Fire Protection: $41,000 ($43.85)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($34.22)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($26.74)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($5.35)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($3.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $28,000 ($29.95)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($7.49)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($6.42)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($5.35)
    Gas Utilities: $4,000 ($4.28)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($3.21)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($3.21)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($2.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($2.14)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($1.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $437,000 ($467.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($5.35)

Ponca government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $290,000 ($310.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($10.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($8.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $305,000 ($326.20)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($13.90)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $400,000 ($427.81)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($74.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $74,000 ($79.14)
    General Support: $41,000 ($43.85)
    All Other: $24,000 ($25.67)
  • Tax - NEC: $168,000 ($179.68)
    Property: $135,000 ($144.39)

Ponca government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $91,000 ($97.33)
    Gas Utilities: $78,000 ($83.42)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,000 ($17.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $76,000 ($81.28)
    Gas Utilities: $39,000 ($41.71)
    Other, NEC: $13,000 ($13.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Gas Utilities: $39,000 ($41.71)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($16.04)
    Other, NEC: $3,000 ($3.21)

Ponca government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $653,000 ($698.40)

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

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 Dakota County, NE  0.84% ($32,684 average AGI)
from Woodbury County, IA  0.53% ($31,333)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

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 Wayne County, NE  0.66% ($28,733 average AGI)
to Woodbury County, IA  0.61% ($41,429)
to Dakota County, NE  0.57% ($34,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ponca:

  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCH (1590 AM; 3 kW; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ponca:

  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KSUX (105.7 FM; WINNEBAGO, NE; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • K205DC (88.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAYA (91.3 FM; HUBBARD, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KXNE-FM (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • KMSC (88.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Ponca:

  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXNE-TV (Channel 19; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K38DU (Channel 38; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CORNERSTONE FAITH CENTER)

Ponca fatal accident list:

Jul 9, 1976 05:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 1975 05:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 4,405Total average daily traffic
  • 402Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,066Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1.5 Miles North Of Ponca Ne Schram Development (Ponca) (Lat: 42.576778 Lon: -96.711778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN504
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: James W StrandRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • JOHN MAGUIRE, Sec 5 T22 R 53 (Lat: 42.571667 Lon: -96.802778), Type: 207.2, Overall height: 205.7 m, Registrant: 2149659266, , 2708 FAIRMONT ST. SUITE 200
  • MARK SCHRAM, 1.5 Miles North Of Ponca Ne Schram Development (Lat: 42.576778 Lon: -96.711778), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: 7122590677, Unitedrlc@aol.Com
  • MARK SCHRAM, 1.5 Miles North Of Ponca Ne Schram Development (Lat: 42.576778 Lon: -96.711778), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: 7122590677, Unitedrlc@aol.Com
  • MARK SCHRAM, 1.5 Miles North Of Ponca Ne Schram Development (Lat: 42.576778 Lon: -96.711778), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: 7122590677, Unitedrlc@aol.Com
  • JOHN MAGUIRE, Sec 5 T22 R 53 (Lat: 42.577222 Lon: -96.813889), Type: 152.1, Overall height: 150.8 m, Registrant: 4054630512, , 6403 N.W. GRAND BLVD, SUITE 207
  • Edward G Roach, 1.5 Miles North Of Ponca Ne Schram Development (Lat: 42.576778 Lon: -96.711778), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 31051 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: 7122590677, Unitedrlc@aol.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 123 3rd St (Lat: 42.564444 Lon: -96.702250), Call Sign: WYZ415, Licensee ID: L00108561
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.820 MHzGrant Date: 07/27/2004, Expiration Date: 03/02/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2014Registrant: City Of Ponca, 123 West Third Street, Ponca, NE 68770-0465, Phone: (402) 755-4165, Fax: (402) 755-2618, Email:
  • Buff St Between Franklin & Iowa St (Lat: 42.575000 Lon: -96.716972), Call Sign: KAD837, Licensee ID: L00003451
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9600 MHz, 48.1800 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/1998, Expiration Date: 07/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/26/2002Registrant: Nebraska Public Power District, York, NE 68476, Phone: (402) 362-6681
  • Lat: 42.546667 Lon: -96.792500, Call Sign: WQEG800
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHzGrant Date: 11/17/2015, Expiration Date: 01/23/2026, Certifier: Mark BaumanRegistrant: Tri-State Communications, 1030 5th Avenue, South Sioux City, NE 68776, Phone: (402) 494-5477, Fax: (402) 494-1420, Email:
  • PONCA, 1.5 Miles North Of Ponca Ne Schram Development (Lat: 42.576778 Lon: -96.711778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQFE392
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.792 MHzGrant Date: 06/26/2006, Expiration Date: 06/26/2016, Certifier: Dean ChaseRegistrant: Geocomm, Inc, 13517 Larkin Dr, Minnetonka, MN 55305, Phone: (952) 541-0747, Fax: (952) 541-0748, Email:
  • PONCA NORTH, 1.5 Miles North Of Ponca Ne Schram Development (Lat: 42.576778 Lon: -96.711778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQKU451
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.500 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/2009, Expiration Date: 09/15/2019, Certifier: Dean ChaseRegistrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • 410 Ball Park Road (Lat: 42.565917 Lon: -96.700972), Call Sign: WQQA391
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.237 MHzGrant Date: 10/03/2012, Expiration Date: 10/03/2022, Certifier: William RyanRegistrant: Electronic Engineering Co., 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • PONCA, 1.5 Miles North Of Ponca Ne Schram Development (Lat: 42.576778 Lon: -96.711778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQJG300
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 08/26/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2012, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ponca)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43269 , Serial Number: 6928, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): C & S Aerial Photography LLC, Po Box 718, Ponca, NE 68770
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-235C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5641L , Serial Number: 7344C, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney W Brown, 58732 883 Rd, Ponca, NE 68770
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8337E , Serial Number: 1515, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 10/09/1959
    Registrant (Corporation): C & S Aerial Photography LLC, Po Box 718, Ponca, NE 68770

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

PONCA, CITY OF (Population served: 984, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2010)
MARTINSBURG, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Ponca

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Most common first names in Ponca, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1978.5 years
Mary1380.9 years
William1376.3 years
Frank1281.2 years
Robert1274.7 years
George978.1 years
Charles886.9 years
Dorothy877.5 years
Earl679.8 years
Florence683.2 years
Most common last names in Ponca, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Curry1779.1 years
Johnson1481.7 years
Anderson1377.5 years
Gibbs1282.6 years
Nelson1281.1 years
Harder1178.0 years
Stark978.5 years
Armstrong989.0 years
Walsh872.0 years
Bolton773.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Ponca compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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