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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Junction Citywas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Junction City
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.
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