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The City of Junction City had a population of 2,258 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Junction City is located at latitude 37.5855 and longitude -84.7911 in Boyle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Junction City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Boyle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 991 feet.

The City of Junction City (GNIS ID: 2404815) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Junction City is located within Junction City Division of Boyle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Junction City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Junction City: Goresburgh, Junction.

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Junction City, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,258
Population in Households 2,247
Population in Familes 1,850
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 1,239
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 920
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 630
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,017 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 611 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 309 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $83,147
Average Home Value $89,239


Median Household Income $33,146
Average Household Income $38,688
Per Capita Income $15,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.08%
Households 0.12% 0.11%
Families 0.18% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Junction City, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Junction City to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 154 72nd
Population Density1 # 192 65th
Diversity Index2 # 279 49th
Median Household Income # 388 28th
Per Capita Income # 499 8th

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