Junction City, Kansas Population 2022

19,187
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Junction City is a city located in Geary County Kansas. Junction City has a 2020 population of 19,187. It is also the county seat of Geary County. Junction City is currently declining at a rate of -3.83% annually and its population has decreased by -19.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,901 in 2010.

The average household income in Junction City is $61,122 with a poverty rate of 14.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $880 per month, and the median house value is $138,300. The median age in Junction City is 28.1 years, 26.6 years for males, and 29.7 years for females.

Junction City Demographics

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

  • White: 60.08%
  • Black or African American: 20.83%
  • Two or more races: 10.05%
  • Asian: 3.38%
  • Other race: 3.33%
  • Native American: 1.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.12%
The current population of Junction City, Kansas is 19,187 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,187.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,901.

Junction City, Kansas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,58760.08%
Black or African American4,71120.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native2711.20%
Asian7653.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2541.12%
Some Other Race7543.33%
Two or More Races2,27410.05%
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Junction City Population by Race

Junction City Population Pyramid 2022

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Junction City Median Age

27.9


Total

26.4


Male

29.1


Female

Junction City Adults

There are 15,998 adults, (2,128 of whom are seniors) in Junction City.

Junction City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Junction City Sex Ratio

Female

10,558

46.68%

Male

12,058

53.32%

Junction City Population by Age

Junction City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Junction City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.7%39.3%
All44.5%55.5%
Male33.5%66.5%
Non Family29.2%70.8%
Female27.9%72.1%

44.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Junction City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2792.4144.5
Married4,5333.1260.7
Male2692.933.5
Female1,5322.6327.9
Non Family2,9451.1729.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Junction City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3162.48%
9th to 12th Grade5854.58%
High School Graduate2,90322.75%
Some College4,43534.75%
Associates Degree1,80014.11%
Bachelors Degree1,69813.31%
Graduate Degree1,0248.02%
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Junction City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Junction City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,0216,7471,865
Other Race39235582
Asian529419103
2+ Races1,060943194
Hispanic1,8341,667293
Native American19417230
Black2,5162,288363
Islander112107

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.56%.

Junction City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,685$41,769$24,653
Less Than 9th Grade$14,347$$12,558
High School Graduate$31,822$41,058$22,549
Some College$32,081$39,371$22,973
Bachelors Degree$46,480$64,302$35,109
Graduate Degree$59,375$61,060$49,444

$33,685

Average Earnings

$41,769

Average Male

$24,653

Average Female

Junction City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Junction City Language by Age

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Junction City Language

84.02% of Junction City residents speak only English, while 15.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.56% of the population.

Junction City Language

Junction City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native27112746.86%
Multiple2,26650422.24%
Black4,6541,02722.07%
Hispanic3,75057715.39%
Asian7658110.59%
White11,3101,0649.41%
Islander25472.76%
OtherNaN%

14.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.93%

Male Poverty Rate

17.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Junction City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Junction City is Native, with 46.86% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.87%.

Junction City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.52%
High School10.01%
Some College10.74%
Bachelors or Greater6.68%

Junction City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.89%
Male Unemployed53.74%
Female Employed16.38%
Female Unemployed33.08%

Junction City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Junction City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,159$59,903
Families$60,134$65,432
Married Families$71,739-
Non Families$38,154$44,084
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Income by Household Type

Junction City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Junction City Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Junction City Marital Status by Race

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Junction City Marital Status

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3,648

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,319
First Gulf War1,012
Vietnam655
Korea159
World War II

Junction City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,480
35 to 541,020
55 to 64475
65 to 74352
75+321

Junction City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,21425.35%
Black93831.40%
Native American5825.11%
Asian6711.51%
Other Race15253.52%
2+ Races21918.14%
Hispanic63329.35%

Junction City Veterans by Race

Junction City Veterans by Education

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5.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Junction City Veterans by Education

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73.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Junction City Employment by Age

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Junction City Employment by Race

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Junction City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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37.26%

Born in Junction City

92.35%

Native Born

7.65%

Foreign Born

2.58%

Non Citizen

5.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.35% of Junction City residents were born in the United States, with 37.26% having been born in Kansas. 2.58% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702,7780.00%
18802,684-94-0.34%
18904,5021,8185.31%
19004,6951930.42%
19105,5989031.77%
19207,5331,9353.01%
19307,407-126-0.17%
19408,5071,1001.39%
195013,4624,9554.70%
196018,7005,2383.34%
197019,0183180.17%
198019,3052870.15%
199020,6041,2990.65%
200018,886-1,718-0.87%
201023,9015,0152.38%
201123,959580.24%
201225,7581,7997.51%
201324,991-767-2.98%
201424,758-233-0.93%
201524,9331750.71%
201623,930-1,003-4.02%
201722,933-997-4.17%
201822,247-686-2.99%
201921,482-765-3.44%
202020,717-765-3.56%
202119,952-765-3.69%
202219,187-765-3.83%

Junction City Population by Year