Ponca, Arkansas

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Ponca, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
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Ponca, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Ponca, Arkansas
Ponca, Arkansas
Ponca, Arkansas is located in USA
Ponca, Arkansas
Ponca, Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°01′27″N 93°21′53″W / 36.02417°N 93.36472°W / 36.02417; -93.36472Coordinates: 36°01′27″N 93°21′53″W / 36.02417°N 93.36472°W / 36.02417; -93.36472
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Newton
Elevation 1,073 ft (327 m)
Population
 • Total 117
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72670
Area code(s) 870
GNIS feature ID 53673[1]

Ponca is an unincorporated community in Newton County, Arkansas, United States. Ponca is located on Arkansas Highway 43 10 miles (16 km) west of Jasper. Ponca has a post office with ZIP code 72670.[2] Ponca is well known for its access to the Buffalo National River, which is a hub for naturalist as well as photography and hiking tourism. Ponca is also known for the regular sightings of Elk, which reside in the Boxley Valley.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 117 people, 34 households, all of which are family households. The population density was 7 people per square mile. The median age is 29.9. The US median is 37.2. 87.81% of people in Ponca, Arkansas were married. 0.00% are divorced. The average household size was 3.44 people. 44.12% of people married have children. The racial make up of the city was 99.0% White(Non-Hispanic White), 1.0% are Native American, 0.00% are Black, 0.00% are Asian.

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