Ponderosa Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Elbert County, Colorado, United States. The population was 3,232 at the 2010 census.
Ponderosa Park is located on the western border of Elbert County at 39°24′09″N 104°38′20″W / 39.402475°N 104.638954°W / 39.402475; -104.638954. It is bordered to the southeast by the town of Elizabeth. Colorado State Highway 86 forms the southern edge of the CDP, leading east 9 miles (14 km) to Kiowa, the county seat, and west 7 miles (11 km) to Franktown. Castle Rock is 13 miles (21 km) to the west, and Denver is 37 miles (60 km) to the northwest.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Ponderosa Park CDP has a total area of 14.6 square miles (37.7 km), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,112 people, 1,040 households, and 897 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 210.7 people per square mile (81.4/km²). There were 1,057 housing units at an average density of 71.5 per square mile (27.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.37% White, 0.55% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 1.19% from other races, and 1.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.98% of the population.
There were 1,040 households out of which 44.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.3% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.7% were non-families. 8.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.19.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 4.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $70,192, and the median income for a family was $72,500. Males had a median income of $53,000 versus $26,988 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,673. About 2.4% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.9% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.