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Junction City, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Junction City had a population of 2,403 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Junction City is located at latitude 37.5867 and longitude -84.7938 in Boyle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Junction City 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Junction City: Goresburgh, Junction.

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Junction City, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Junction City, KY Housing Affordability Index is 213
State of Kentucky Housing Affordability Index is 161
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Junction City, KY Wealth Index is 37
State of Kentucky Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,403 (100%)
Population in Households 2,392 (99.5%)
Population in Families 1,965 (81.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 11 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 1,200
Diversity Index2 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,372
Average Household Income $47,144
Per Capita Income $19,262
Wealth Index4 37

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 667 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 315 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $92,170
Housing Affordability Index3 213
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 982
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 670
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.75% 0.51%
Households 0.78% 0.54%
Families 0.77% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

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, 2019 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 # 146 73rd
Population Density # 200 63rd
Diversity Index # 275 49th
Median Household Income # 376 31st
Per Capita Income # 420 22nd

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