Ponca City is a town in Oklahoma with a population of 24,579. Ponca City is in Kay County. Living in Ponca City offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Ponca City there are a lot of parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Ponca City and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Ponca City are above average.
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A smaller town in North Central Oklahoma with a population of around 20,000 people. Not much in the way of entertainment, but is home to two lakes, and many nature activities. Has an assortment of restaurants, both fast food chain and sit-down. Generally a quiet town with a huge sense of community involvement.
I have lived here all my life. It's been a pretty good town to be raised in. Ponca has lost and gained several businesses through the last 20 years. It seems the only businesses we gain now are cbd stores, vape shops, and bars. There isn't much to do around town for young adults who live modestly. Basically, if you don't find a clique to be part of, you're not going to enjoy it very much here.
Ponca City is a nice place to retire but not raise children. The crime rate is low but there are few activities for children to attend. The job market leaves a lot to be desired. The 2 main employers are Walmart and Dorada Foods. Only they have high rates of turn over. I would like to see bus, train or plane transportation available instead of driving to Perry, Oklahoma.