Junction City, Kansas Population 2020

20,056

Junction City is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 20,056, it is the 22nd largest city in Kansas and the 1846th largest city in the United States. Junction City is currently declining at a rate of -4.89% annually and its population has decreased by -14.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,353 in 2010. Junction City reached it's highest population of 25,758 in 2012. Spanning over 11 miles, Junction City has a population density of 1,806 people per square mile.

The average household income in Junction City is $59,234 with a poverty rate of 12.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $138,700. The median age in Junction City is 27.2 years, 26.4 years for males, and 28.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 111.2 males.

Junction City Demographics

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

  • White: 64.45%
  • Black or African American: 20.12%
  • Two or more races: 7.05%
  • Asian: 3.61%
  • Other race: 1.78%
  • Native American: 1.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.21%
The current population of Junction City, Kansas is 20,056, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,120.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,353.

Junction City, Kansas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202030,516-1,039-3.40%
201931,555-1,039-3.29%
201832,594-1,039-3.19%
201733,633-1,503-4.47%
201635,136-1,524-4.34%
201536,6602090.57%
201436,451-351-0.96%
201336,802-1,100-2.99%
201237,9022,6126.89%
201135,290500.14%
201035,2400.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,27764.45%
Black or African American4,76820.12%
Two or More Races1,6727.05%
Asian8563.61%
Some Other Race4231.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native4211.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2861.21%

Junction City Population Pyramid 2020

Junction City Median Age

27.2


Total

26.4


Male

28.8


Female

Junction City Adults

There are 17,129 adults, (2,310 of whom are seniors) in Junction City.

Junction City Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Junction City Sex Ratio

Female

11,223

47.35%

Male

12,480

52.65%

Junction City Households and Families

Junction City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Junction City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male67.1%32.9%
Married53.4%46.6%
All41.6%58.4%
Non Family27.6%72.4%
Female26.2%73.8%

41.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1922.5541.6
Married4,7283.2453.4
Non Family3,0621.1827.6
Female1,1833.3126.2
Male2192.8467.1

3.18

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Junction City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2992.22%
9th to 12th Grade6034.47%
High School Graduate3,52526.15%
Some College4,30031.90%
Associates Degree1,87013.87%
Bachelors Degree1,99414.79%
Graduate Degree8896.59%

Junction City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8147,4672,094
Black2,7912,587371
Hispanic1,5821,344178
Asian656577115
Multiple Races42840995
Other Race30026217
Native American21719865
Islander141133

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 29.95%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,962$41,577$26,771
Less Than High School$16,590$$15,045
High School Grad$30,007$36,218$24,961
Some College$33,112$41,376$24,278
Bachelors Degree$40,813$51,494$35,048
Graduate Degree$50,212$76,563$48,284

$33,962

Average Earnings

$41,577

Average Male

$26,771

Average Female

Junction City Language

Junction City Language by Age

Junction City Language

84.25% of Junction City residents speak only English, while 15.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.70% of the population.

Junction City Poverty

Junction City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7078997.07%
Black4,69377816.58%
Hispanic3,34356316.84%
Multiple1,66829317.57%
Native42122653.68%
Asian85613315.54%
Islander2866522.73%
Other41840.96%

12.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.19%

Male Poverty Rate

14.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Junction City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Junction City is Native, with 53.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Junction City is Other, with 0.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.66%
High School10.64%
Some College7.72%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.00%
Female Unemployed27.48%
Female Employed10.16%
Male Employed5.97%

Junction City Income

Junction City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,198$59,234
Families$61,184$65,611
Married Families$69,066-
Non Families$35,842$43,138

Junction City Marital Status

Junction City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Junction City Married by Age and Sex

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

Junction City Veterans

3,617

Number of Veterans

2,731

Male Veterans

886

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,144
First Gulf War1,139
Vietnam723
Korea113
World War II20
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,42725.99%
Black92230.27%
Hispanic43123.93%
2 or More7610.87%
Other6832.38%
Asian6511.02%
Indian4816.84%
Hawaiian117.48%

$Junction City Veterans by Education

4.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Junction City Employment Status

72.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Junction City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

34.83%

Born in Kansas

92.48%

Native Born

7.52%

Foreign Born

2.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.48% of Junction City residents were born in the United States, with 34.83% having been born in Kansas. 2.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,056-1,032-4.89%
201921,088-1,032-4.67%
201822,120-717-3.14%
201722,837-1,032-4.32%
201623,869-1,048-4.21%
201524,9171560.63%
201424,761-234-0.94%
201324,995-763-2.96%
201225,7581,8047.53%
201123,954530.22%
201023,9015,0152.38%
200018,886-1,718-0.87%
199020,6041,2990.65%
198019,3052870.15%
197019,0183180.17%
196018,7005,2383.34%
195013,4624,9554.70%
19408,5071,1001.39%
19307,407-126-0.17%
19207,5331,9353.01%
19105,5989031.77%
19004,6951930.42%
18904,5021,8185.31%
18802,684-94-0.34%
18702,7780.00%