Ponderay, Idaho Population 2021

1,207
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Ponderay is a city located in Bonner County Idaho. With a 2020 population of 1,207, it is the 77th largest city in Idaho and the 9556th largest city in the United States . Ponderay is currently growing at a rate of 2.12% annually and its population has increased by 6.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,137 in 2010. Ponderay reached it's highest population of 1,207 in 2021. Spanning over 3 miles, Ponderay has a population density of 413 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ponderay is $44,396 with a poverty rate of 14.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $771 per month, and the median house value is $161,800. The median age in Ponderay is 38.3 years, 38.1 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Ponderay Demographics

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

  • White: 89.80%
  • Two or more races: 6.19%
  • Black or African American: 3.01%
  • Asian: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ponderay, Idaho is 1,207 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,132.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,137.

Ponderay, Idaho Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98689.80%
Two or More Races686.19%
Black or African American333.01%
Asian111.00%
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Ponderay Population by Race

Ponderay Population Pyramid $2021

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Ponderay Median Age

38.3


Total

38.1


Male

41.5


Female

Ponderay Adults

There are 848 adults, (194 of whom are seniors) in Ponderay.

Ponderay Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ponderay Sex Ratio

Female

598

54.46%

Male

500

45.54%

Ponderay Population by Age

Ponderay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ponderay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male81%19%
Married48%52%
All33.2%66.8%
Non Family24.5%75.5%
Female17.6%82.4%

33.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ponderay Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4822.2833.2
Non Family2371.2324.5
Married1503.248
Female742.8417.6
Male215.5281

3.2

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Ponderay Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade344.43%
9th to 12th Grade8310.81%
High School Graduate22529.30%
Some College22529.30%
Associates Degree769.90%
Bachelors Degree8911.59%
Graduate Degree364.69%
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Ponderay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ponderay Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White722614110
2+ Races252513
Hispanic134
Black44
Asian442

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 52.00%.

Ponderay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,679$30,431$15,795
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$22,500$23,796$
Some College$22,625$30,956$15,833
Bachelors Degree$30,938$$17,500
Graduate Degree$39,688$$

$22,679

Average Earnings

$30,431

Average Male

$15,795

Average Female

Ponderay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ponderay Language by Age

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Ponderay Language

96.85% of Ponderay residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Ponderay Language

Ponderay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White94210911.57%
Multiple684870.59%

14.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.60%

Male Poverty Rate

18.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ponderay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ponderay is Multiple, with 70.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ponderay is White, with 11.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.13%.

Ponderay Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.37%
Bachelors or Greater12.00%
High School11.56%
Some College10.63%

Ponderay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed13.11%
Male Employed3.40%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ponderay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ponderay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,155$44,396
Families$47,534$52,620
Married Families$52,500-
Non Families$24,896$34,672
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Income by Household Type

Ponderay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ponderay Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Ponderay Marital Status by Race

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Ponderay Marital Status

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88

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam46
Second Gulf War23
First Gulf War18
World War II
Korea

Ponderay Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5423
18 to 3419
65 to 7417
55 to 6417
75+12

Ponderay Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White809.99%
2+ Races824.24%

Ponderay Veterans by Race

Ponderay Veterans by Education

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9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ponderay Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ponderay Employment by Age

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Ponderay Employment by Race

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Ponderay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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30.24%

Born in Ponderay

97.91%

Native Born

2.09%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.91% of Ponderay residents were born in the United States, with 30.24% having been born in Idaho. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ponderay Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,207252.12%
20201,182252.16%
20191,157252.21%
20181,132272.44%
20171,105292.70%
20161,076201.89%
20151,05650.48%
20141,051212.04%
20131,03010.10%
20121,029-14-1.34%
20111,043-2-0.19%
20101,0450.00%

Ponderay Population by Year