Ponderay, Idaho Population 2024

1,867

Ponderay is a city located in Bonner County Idaho. Ponderay has a 2024 population of 1,867. Ponderay is currently growing at a rate of 7.67% annually and its population has increased by 43.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,302 in 2020.

The average household income in Ponderay is $53,826 with a poverty rate of 21.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ponderay is 45.8 years, 39.4 years for males, and 49.3 years for females.

Ponderay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ponderay was:

  • White: 80.88%
  • Two or more races: 8.44%
  • Black or African American: 7.78%
  • Other race: 1.49%
  • Asian: 1.41%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Idaho
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
638.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
43.39% (565)
The current population of Ponderay, Idaho is 1,867 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,302.

Ponderay, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White97780.88%
Two or more races1028.44%
Black or African American947.78%
Other race181.49%
Asian171.41%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ponderay Population by Race

Ponderay Population Pyramid 2024

Ponderay Median Age

45.8

Total

39.4

Male

49.3

Female

Ponderay Adults

There are 971 adults, (279 of whom are seniors) in Ponderay.

Ponderay Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ponderay Sex Ratio

Female61951.24%
Male58948.76%

Ponderay Population by Age

Ponderay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5442.2233.566.5
Non Family2711.323.676.4
Married1482.8554.145.9
Female733.182674
Male523.936.563.5
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

33.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ponderay Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ponderay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ponderay Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 21.43%.

Ponderay Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,429

Average Earnings

$33,365

Average Male

$21,743

Average Female

Ponderay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ponderay Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ponderay Language

95.73% of Ponderay residents speak only English, while 4.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.67% of the population.

Ponderay Language

Ponderay Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White95121022.08%
Multiple1024443.14%
Asian17423.53%
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21.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.47%

Male Poverty Rate

17.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ponderay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ponderay is Multiple, with 43.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ponderay is White, with 22.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.85%.

Ponderay Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.29%
Bachelors or Greater17.54%
High School15.75%
Some College11.88%
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Ponderay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed24.32%
Male Employed14.23%
Female Employed11.53%
Female Unemployed
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Ponderay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ponderay Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ponderay Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ponderay Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ponderay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ponderay Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ponderay Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

105

Number of Veterans

105

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ponderay Veterans by War

count

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Ponderay Veterans by Age

count

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Ponderay Veterans by Race

Ponderay Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ponderay Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Ponderay Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ponderay Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ponderay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

27.48%

Born in Ponderay

98.18%

Native Born

1.82%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.18% of Ponderay residents were born in the United States, with 27.48% having been born in Idaho. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ponderay Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,5321335.54%
20282,3991335.87%
20272,2661336.24%
20262,1331336.65%
20252,0001337.12%
20241,8671337.67%
20231,7341338.31%
20221,6011339.06%
20211,46816612.75%
20201,30214512.53%
20191,157242.12%
20181,133272.44%
20171,106282.6%
20161,078211.99%
20151,05750.48%
20141,052191.84%
20131,03330.29%
20121,030-13-1.25%
20111,043-2-0.19%
20101,045
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Ponderay Population by Year