Junction City, Illinois Population 2024

512

Junction City is a city located in Marion County Illinois. Junction City has a 2024 population of 512. Junction City is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -2.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 526 in 2020.

The average household income in Junction City is $55,841 with a poverty rate of 35.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Junction City is 39.2 years, 41.3 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Junction City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Junction City was:

  • White: 89.85%
  • Two or more races: 9.55%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
748.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.66% (-14)
The current population of Junction City, Illinois is 512 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 526.

Junction City, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White60289.85%
Two or more races649.55%
Other race30.45%
Black or African American10.15%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Junction City Population by Race

Junction City Population Pyramid 2024

Junction City Median Age

39.2

Total

41.3

Male

34.4

Female

Junction City Adults

There are 458 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Junction City.

Junction City Age Dependency

96.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Junction City Sex Ratio

Female36254.03%
Male30845.97%

Junction City Population by Age

Junction City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2382.8277.722.3
Married983.371000
Female693.324258
Non Family601.1588.311.7
Male113.8245.554.5
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Junction City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Junction City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Junction City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.44%.

Junction City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,250

Average Earnings

$45,804

Average Male

$23,021

Average Female

Junction City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Junction City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Junction City Language

95.49% of Junction City residents speak only English, while 4.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.35% of the population.

Junction City Language

Junction City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White59720133.67%
Multiple643554.69%
Hispanic31412.9%
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35.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.04%

Male Poverty Rate

42.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Junction City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Junction City is Multiple, with 54.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Junction City is Hispanic, with 12.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.78%.

Junction City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater50%
Some College23.93%
Less Than 9th Grade21.65%
High School18.91%
showing: 4 rows

Junction City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed75%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed31.5%
Male Employed10.64%
showing: 4 rows

Junction City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Junction City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Junction City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Junction City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Junction City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Junction City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Junction City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

37

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Junction City Veterans by War

count

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Junction City Veterans by Age

count

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Junction City Veterans by Race

Junction City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Junction City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Junction City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Junction City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Junction City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.75%

Born in Junction City

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.55% of Junction City residents were born in the United States, with 80.75% having been born in Illinois. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Junction City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029487-5-1.02%
2028492-5-1.01%
2027497-5-1%
2026502-5-0.99%
2025507-5-0.98%
2024512-5-0.97%
2023517-5-0.96%
2022522-5-0.95%
202152710.19%
20205265712.15%
2019469
2018469-4-0.85%
2017473-1-0.21%
2016474-2-0.42%
2015476
2014476-1-0.21%
2013477-2-0.42%
2012479-2-0.42%
2011481-3-0.62%
2010484
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Junction City Population by Year