Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ponca City is 24,398. Ponca City, Oklahoma is the 1,598th largest city in the US.
Ponca City is located entirely in Kay County.
The peak population of Ponca City was in 1990, when its population was 26,637. In 1990, Ponca City was the 1,053rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,598th largest city in the US. Ponca City is currently 8.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ponca City has shrunk 6.0% since the year 2000. Ponca City, Oklahoma's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Ponca City, Oklahoma, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 17,681. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Ponca City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ponca City are 75.5% White, 8.7% American Indian, 8.1% Two or more races, 3.7% Other, 3.5% Black and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 9.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ponca City, 18.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.6%. On a per-household basis, 14.8% of families are below the poverty line in Ponca City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.5% of Ponca City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.7% of Ponca City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.4% have a bachelor's degree and 4.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ponca City residents aged 5 and older, 6.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ponca City is 6.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ponca City, 13.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ponca City is $44,043.
In Ponca City, 62.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.0% of housing units in Ponca City.
Of all the housing units in Ponca City, 13.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Ponca City, 4.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 510 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ponca City is $678.
In Ponca City, 70.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|1589||Bainbridge Island, Washington||24,546||20.2%|
|1590||Homer Glen, Illinois||24,516||9.2%|
|1593||Mandan, North Dakota||24,447||45.7%|
|1598||Ponca City, Oklahoma||24,398||-6.0%|
|1605||South Plainfield, New Jersey||24,243||10.9%|
|1606||Lexington, South Carolina||24,208||126.9%|
|1607||Melrose Park, Illinois||24,206||4.4%|
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