About Ponsford, MN
Ponsford, MN is located in Becker County in the state of Minnesota.
The total City Population for Ponsford is about 763 with about 5 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $124,800, which is roughly 27% lower than the Average Home Value of $171,153 for the state of Minnesota, and roughly 34% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $40,972, which is roughly 35% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $63,224 for the state of Minnesota, and roughly 29% lower higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.86
Male Population Estimate: 48.6%
Female Population Estimate: 51.4%
Median Age: 35.4
Male Median Age: 38.2
Female Median Age: 33.3
Racial Demographic Estimates
Democratic, (DFL) Party
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Voting Results by Party
NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Ponsford specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Becker County: About 4.22829 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Becker County: About 74.6491 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Becker County is about 7% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 74% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Minnesota is ranked #17 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 61.06 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 56.82
The average living wage for the state of Minnesota is $32.96/hr, while the states minimum wage is $10.08/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Minnesota a minimum wage score of 45.37 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $10.08/hr, which gives Minnesota a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 100 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Minnesota is $201.60, resulting in a UI benefit score of 34.22 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
✓ Minnesota does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Minnesota does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
✓ Minnesota does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Minnesota does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Minnesota does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Minnesota does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Minnesota does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Minnesota does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Minnesota does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Minnesota does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Minnesota does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Minnesota does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Minnesota does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
✓ Minnesota does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ Minnesota does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Minnesota does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Minnesota does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Minnesota does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 56575
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 1553.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 218