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Ponemah Minnesota Community Guide


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Population: 
 Lower Red Lake Unorganized Territory 1970 1980 1990 2000 1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 2,675 2,855 3,621 5,057 1,436 39.66
Land Area (sq. mile) 137.30 140.13 141.17 141.16 -0.01 -0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 19.48 20.37 25.65 35.82 10.17 39.66
Housing Units 576 720 1,016 1,378 362 35.63
Households -- 686 929 1,323 394 42.41
Persons Per Household -- 4.15 3.85 3.79 -0.06 -1.51

Geography:

Ponemah is a census-designated place (CDP) within the Lower Red Lake unorganized territory in Beltrami County, Minnesota According to the U.S. Census, the CDP has a total area of 19.6 square miles (50.8 km˛), all land. The elevation is 1,198 ft (365 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:
 
As of the census of 2000, there were 874 people, 209 households, and 174 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 44.6 people per square mile (17.2/km˛). There were 215 housing units at an average density of 11.0/sq mi (4.2/km˛). The racial makeup of the CDP was 0.34% White, 99.20% Native American, 0.23% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.83% of the population. It is the most Native American census designated location in the United States by Percent.

There were 209 households out of which 51.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 21.1% were married couples living together, 44.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.7% were non-families. 13.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.18 and the average family size was 4.37.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 49.5% under the age of 18, 13.3% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 11.6% from 45 to 64, and 2.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 18 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.0 males.

The median income for a household is $13,571, and the median income for a family was $13,527. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $16,719 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $4,000. About 57.3% of families and 52.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 52.7% of those under age 18 and 58.3% of those age 65 or over.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

PONEMAH, a village on the north shore of the southern half of Red Lake, having a U.S. government school for the Ojibwe children, bears a name used by Henry W. Longfellow in The Song of Hiawatha. Minnehaha in dying, and afterward Hiawatha, depart

To the Islands of the Blessed,
To the Kingdom of Ponemah,
To the Land of the Hereafter.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society

Indian boarding school, Ponemah Minnesota, 1901
Indian boarding school, Ponemah Minnesota, 1901
Courtesy Beltrami County Historical Society


Government:
Red Lake Tribal Council
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7585
 

Post Office:
US Post Office
150 County Road 15 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7374
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
                        1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Saturday          
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            11:00 am
Saturday                11:00 am


Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity n/a --
Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater n/a --
Water n/a --
Telephone n/a --
Cable TV n/a --

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees

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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Ponemah Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Ponemah Minnesota area


Events:
none

Attractions:
none

Recreation:
none


Lakes:
Lake Name Size
(acres)
Lake info Lake Map Rec Map Topo Map
Lower Red n/a n/a n/a
Upper Red 119,271 n/a

Health Care:
Ponemah Clinic
PO Box 114 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7333 
 

Schools:
Ponemah Elementary School
25039 Abinoojiin Drive 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7337
 

Churches: 
none

Media:
none
 
Motels:
none

Resorts:
none

Campgrounds:
none

Businesses:
Center For Reducing Rural
PO Box 85 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 751-1585 
 
JTPA Ponemah Satellite Office
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7474 
 
North Lake Snack Shop
PO Box 65 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7591
 
Ponemah Ambulance Service
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7334
 
Ponemah Clinic
PO Box 114 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7333 
 
Ponemah Elderly Nutrition
PO Box 155 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7492
 
Ponemah Elementary School
25039 Abinoojiin Drive 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7337
 
Ponemah Fire Department
PO Box 156 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7377
 
Ponemah Head Start Program
County Road 18 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7331 
 
Ponemah Health Center
PO Box 114 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7384
 
Ponemah Trading Post
Highway 18 Main Street 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7303 
 
Ponemah WIC Clinic
General Delivery 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7501 
 
Red Lake Comprehensive Health
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7334 
 
Red Lake Tribal Council
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7585
 
Substance Abuse Prevention Program
PO Box 318 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7425 
 
US Post Office
PO Box 9998 
Ponemah, MN 56666
Phone: (218) 554-7374
 

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