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Junction City, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Junction City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Junction City.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Boyle County at latitude 37.5867 and longitude -84.7938. Boyle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 991 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Junction City (see map) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Junction City: Goresburgh, Junction.

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Junction City, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Junction City to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 156 70th
Population Density1 # 207 61st
Diversity Index2 # 269 49th
Median Household Income # 366 30th
Per Capita Income # 439 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Junction City, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,165
Population in Households 2,157
Population in Familes 1,777
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 1,174
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 890
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 611
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,010 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 593 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 297 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $86,179
Average Home Value $97,213
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,795
Average Household Income $38,986
Per Capita Income $16,008
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.81% -0.5%
Households -0.6% -0.45%
Families -0.46% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

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