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Ponca is a city in Dixon County, in the Sioux City metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Indian tribe
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Ponca. For links to other places called Ponca, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ponca is 42.562N. The longitude is -96.705W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,148 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,033.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ponca demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dixon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68770 ZIP code.
33% of Ponca residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ponca ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ponca was $15,782, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Ponca residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ponca, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $268. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $763.
Libraries in Ponca include Ponca Public Library ... View libraries
Dixon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ponca political report.
The average commute time for Ponca workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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