Ponderay, Idaho Population 2020

1,196

Ponderay is a city located in Idaho. With a 2020 population of 1,196, it is the 77th largest city in Idaho and the 9595th largest city in the United States. Ponderay is currently growing at a rate of 2.66% annually and its population has increased by 5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,137 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Ponderay has a population density of 409 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ponderay is $39,347 with a poverty rate of 19.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $779 per month, and the median house value is $129,200. The median age in Ponderay is 34.7 years, 34 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.4 males.

Ponderay Demographics

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

  • White: 91.35%
  • Two or more races: 5.43%
  • Black or African American: 2.37%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ponderay, Idaho is 1,196, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,134.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,137.

Ponderay, Idaho Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,07791.35%
Two or More Races645.43%
Black or African American282.37%
Asian100.85%

Ponderay Population Pyramid 2020

Ponderay Median Age

34.7


Total

34


Male

36.5


Female

Ponderay Adults

There are 885 adults, (193 of whom are seniors) in Ponderay.

Ponderay Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ponderay Sex Ratio

Female

672

57.00%

Male

507

43.00%

Ponderay Households and Families

Ponderay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ponderay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male80%20%
Married50.6%49.4%
All31.3%68.7%
Non Family23.4%76.6%
Female10.1%89.9%

31.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5042.3431.3
Non Family2311.2823.4
Married1543.2150.6
Female992.9210.1
Male204.9580

3.17

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ponderay Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade253.27%
9th to 12th Grade11214.64%
High School Graduate20226.41%
Some College23130.20%
Associates Degree587.58%
Bachelors Degree10213.33%
Graduate Degree354.58%

Ponderay Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White729601124
Multiple Races232311
Hispanic9
Asian442

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,875$31,435$13,636
Less Than High School$$$8,750
High School Grad$23,103$24,150$
Some College$19,083$30,694$13,295
Bachelors Degree$38,750$$18,462
Graduate Degree$37,188$$

$21,875

Average Earnings

$31,435

Average Male

$13,636

Average Female

Ponderay Language

Ponderay Language by Age

Ponderay Language

96.15% of Ponderay residents speak only English, while 3.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Ponderay Poverty

Ponderay Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,02418818.36%
Multiple644265.63%

19.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.79%

Male Poverty Rate

23.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ponderay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ponderay is Multiple, with 65.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ponderay is White, with 18.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.17%
High School13.86%
Some College12.46%
Bachelors or Greater12.41%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed19.75%
Male Employed6.15%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ponderay Income

Ponderay Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,722$39,347
Families$42,917$48,538
Married Families$52,500-
Non Families$22,917$27,194

Ponderay Marital Status

Ponderay Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ponderay Married by Age and Sex

Ponderay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Ponderay Marital Status by Race

Ponderay Veterans

76

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam30
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War9
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5424
18 to 3422
65 to 7412
75+11
55 to 647
Name Veterans % of Total
White708.28%
2 or More619.35%

$Ponderay Veterans by Education

13.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ponderay Employment Status

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ponderay Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

33.25%

Born in Idaho

97.88%

Native Born

2.12%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.88% of Ponderay residents were born in the United States, with 33.25% having been born in Idaho. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,196312.66%
20191,165312.73%
20181,134262.35%
20171,108312.88%
20161,077181.70%
20151,05970.67%
20141,052181.74%
20131,03430.29%
20121,031-14-1.34%
20111,045-2-0.19%
20101,0470.00%