Ponder, Texas

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Population in 2017: 1,949 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +284.4%
Males: 965  (49.6%)
Females: 984  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

33.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76259.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $80,200 (it was $54,107 in 2000)
Ponder:

$80,200
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,954 (it was $23,922 in 2000)

Ponder town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $204,374 (it was $92,500 in 2000)
Ponder:

$204,374
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $177,555; detached houses: $176,527

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,210.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ponder: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.2%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.9% for Black residents, 18.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Ponder, TX (2010)
    • 1,15382.7%White alone
    • 17512.5%Hispanic
    • 362.6%Black alone
    • 231.6%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Ponder, Texas as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ponder is 158 to 1.


Crime rates in Ponder by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(195.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(89.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(135.8)
1
(66.4)
3
(192.4)
2
(124.8)
2
(97.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(89.8)
1
(71.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(277.0)
2
(229.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(208.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(136.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(199.2)
1
(64.1)
1
(62.4)
6
(292.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(277.0)
6
(689.7)
8
(718.1)
1
(71.6)
1
(70.1)
4
(277.8)
6
(421.3)
1
(68.1)
2
(136.7)
3
(203.7)
3
(199.2)
2
(128.3)
8
(499.4)
3
(146.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(1,385)
19
(2,184)
21
(1,885)
8
(573.1)
6
(420.5)
6
(416.7)
6
(421.3)
14
(953.7)
18
(1,230)
12
(814.7)
12
(796.8)
16
(1,026)
11
(686.6)
14
(683.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(138.5)
2
(229.9)
1
(89.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.2)
1
(68.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.9)
1
(66.4)
1
(64.1)
1
(62.4)
2
(97.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)141.3200.0231.649.421.777.852.048.4222.8160.9144.1221.9179.8572.5

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City-data.com crime index in Ponder, TX

Crime rate in Ponder detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (14.4%), Irish (9.2%), Italian (7.9%), German (7.8%), English (7.1%), Polish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 733 feet

Land area: 3.17 square miles.

Population density: 614 people per square mile   (low).

Ponder, Texas map

75 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.4% Africa).

This town:

4.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,398 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,606 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Denton, TX (9.4 miles , pop. 80,537).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (22.0 miles , pop. 402,130).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (39.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

DISH, TX (1.9 miles ),
Justin, TX (2.5 miles ),
Corral City, TX (2.5 miles),
Krum, TX (2.6 miles ),
Northlake, TX (2.6 miles ),
Argyle, TX (2.7 miles ),
Denton, TX (3.1 miles ),
Bartonville, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.18 N, Longitude: 97.29 W

Area code: 940

Distribution of median household income in Ponder, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ponder, TX in 2017

Property values in Ponder, TX

Ponder satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $53,400
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2006: 79 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2016: 124 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2017: 149 buildings, average cost: $133,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Ponder, TX residents
Average permit cost in Ponder, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +91 (+21.9%).
Most common industries in Ponder, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.5%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.6%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Food (3.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.3%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Ponder, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (14.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (10.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Ponder, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.9. This is better than average.

City:

57.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 7.31. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.31
U.S.:

5.56
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.92. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.92
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ponder-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the Ponder town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ponder-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 201.9 miles away from the city center
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 113.4 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 111.7 miles away from Ponder 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 128.4 miles away from Ponder center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 410.1 miles away from Ponder center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 110.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Denton County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Fires: 5, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ponder topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ponder:

  • LONG MEADOW CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JUSTIN, TX)
  • LONGMEADOW HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JUSTIN, TX)
  • PINON HOUSE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; KRUM, TX)
  • ARC HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DENTON, TX)
  • LAUREL HOUSE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; KRUM, TX)
  • TEXAS HEALTH PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL DENTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; DENTON, TX)
  • RENAL CENTER OF NORTH DENTON, LLLP (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; DENTON, TX)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Ponder:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ponder:

  • University of North Texas (about 9 miles; Denton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 31,694)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 10 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 24 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 4,098)
  • North Lake College (about 29 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 6,191)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 30 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • Brookhaven College (about 31 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 6,868)
  • North Central Texas College (about 32 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)

Public high school in Ponder:

  • PONDER H S (Students: 281, Location: 300 W BAILEY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ponder:

  • PONDER EL (Students: 350, Location: 401 W BAILEY, Grades: PK-5)
  • PONDER J H (Location: 501 SHAFFNER ST, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Ponder

Library in Ponder:

  • BETTY FOSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $22,422; Location: 405 SHAFFNER ST; 11,221 books; 491 audio materials; 1,001 video materials; 50 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ponder Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Denton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

81.2%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Ponder (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Ponder Texas Branch at 301 North Highway 156, branch established on 2006/04/17. Info updated 2009/05/18: Bank assets: $330.1 mil, Deposits: $296.1 mil, headquarters in Grapevine, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Greater Southwest Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Ponder:

Marital status in Ponder, TX
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ponder:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Texas average:

14.0

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ponder
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ponder, TX (based on Denton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant167,945321
Catholic44,6158
Mainline Protestant33,34056
Other18,92842
Black Protestant1,3548
Orthodox1201
None396,312-
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: 52
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 35
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 164
Denton County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 301
This county:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Denton County:

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Denton County:

13.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.2%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ponder:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ponder:

36.4%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

57.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Ponder:

79.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ponder, TX 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
Other Government Administration 3$16,058$64,2320$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,304$31,8240$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,955$29,7300$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,786$33,4320$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$2,210
Local Libraries 0$0 2$2,125
Totals for Government 8$29,103$43,6553$4,335

Ponder government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $138,000 ($70.81)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $421,000 ($216.01)
    Central Staff Services: $130,000 ($66.70)
    Sewerage: $95,000 ($48.74)
    General Public Buildings: $90,000 ($46.18)
    Police Protection: $80,000 ($41.05)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($37.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($11.80)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($9.24)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($9.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($7.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($7.70)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($6.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($41.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $18,000 ($9.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $9,000 ($4.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $342,000 ($175.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($30.27)

Ponder government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $230,000 ($118.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $138,000 ($70.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $408,000 ($209.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($10.77)
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($9.24)
    Rents: $9,000 ($4.62)
    Royalties: $4,000 ($2.05)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $524,000 ($268.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($10.77)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • Tax - Property: $440,000 ($225.76)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $221,000 ($113.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $76,000 ($38.99)
    Other License: $28,000 ($14.37)

Ponder government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,370,000 ($1729.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,235,000 ($1659.83)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $385,000 ($197.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($128.27)

Ponder government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $135,000 ($69.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,902,000 ($975.89)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,000 ($21.55)

11.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.72%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($351 average AGI)
Denton County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  2.92% ($70,661 average AGI)
from Collin County, TX  2.16% ($87,207)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.46% ($73,415)


9.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.71%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($595 average AGI)
Denton County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  2.33% ($57,653 average AGI)
to Collin County, TX  1.75% ($78,799)
to Tarrant County, TX  1.32% ($60,862)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ponder:

  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ponder:

  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KNTU (88.1 FM; MCKINNEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Ponder:

  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KUVN-CA (Channel 31; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)

Ponder fatal accident list:

Aug 5, 2011 09:04 AM, Fm2499, Lat: 33.179694, Lon: -97.279967, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 2, 2010 05:42 PM, Fm2449, Lat: 33.178939, Lon: -97.321286, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 28, 2004 08:27 PM, Tnskiles, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 3, 2003 01:45 PM, Fm156, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 13, 2003 06:41 AM, Fm156, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 23, 1988 06:12 PM, Seaborn, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.2mTotal length
  • $3,000Total costs
  • 10,638Total average daily traffic
  • 1,293Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,759Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ponder)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 38.183333 Lon: -97.287500, Call Sign: WPUC275,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.100 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2002, Expiration Date: 02/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2009, Certifier: Garry Morris, Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 North Glebe Rd. #1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • South Ponder, Bnsf Ls7500 Mp376.6 - South Ponder (Lat: 33.172667 Lon: -97.288361), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQRV294,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2013, Expiration Date: 07/31/2023, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ponder)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ponder)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$143,4524$145,82510$171,2681$91,8501$63,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$161,1800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$122,0301$87,9103$167,0570$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$92,5501$103,9703$155,0700$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$91,3900$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$124,9571$109,5401$59,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$138,8900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ponder, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ponder, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of fires - 80 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ponder, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (66.3%), and Structure Fires (21.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ponder, TX
    • 32766.3%Outside Fires
    • 10621.5%Structure Fires
    • 357.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 255.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ponder, TX
Most common first names in Ponder, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1068.9 years
Mary876.5 years
John759.6 years
William678.2 years
Ruth583.4 years
Charles464.7 years
Charlie482.5 years
Marvin470.3 years
Robert457.7 years
Travis481.3 years
Most common last names in Ponder, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams773.2 years
Smith769.0 years
Deussen676.8 years
Horton579.0 years
Long574.6 years
Anderson573.8 years
Gotcher578.6 years
Taylor581.2 years
Howard576.0 years
Lee574.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ponder, TX
  • 67.5%Electricity
  • 24.6%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ponder, TX
  • 76.3%Electricity
  • 16.1%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%No fuel used


Ponder compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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