Junction City, Kentucky Population 2022

2,274
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Junction City is a city located in Boyle County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 2,274, it is the 154th largest city in Kentucky and the 10259th largest city in the United States. Junction City is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 0.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,268 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Junction City has a population density of 1,140 people per square mile.

The average household income in Junction City is $43,379 with a poverty rate of 29.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $695 per month, and the median house value is $96,200. The median age in Junction City is 45.3 years, 39.3 years for males, and 50.1 years for females.

Junction City Demographics

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

  • White: 88.73%
  • Two or more races: 7.56%
  • Black or African American: 1.85%
  • Other race: 1.85%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Junction City, Kentucky is 2,274 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,268.

Junction City, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Junction City Population by Race

Junction City Population Pyramid 2022

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Junction City Median Age

45.2


Total

38.6


Male

50.7


Female

Junction City Adults

There are 1,487 adults, (403 of whom are seniors) in Junction City.

Junction City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Junction City Sex Ratio

Female

1,059

54.48%

Male

885

45.52%

Junction City Population by Age

Junction City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Junction City Household Types

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Junction City Households and Families

3

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Junction City Households by Type

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Junction City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Junction City Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.92%.

Junction City Educational Attainment by Race

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$27,481

Average Earnings

$32,056

Average Male

$25,875

Average Female

Junction City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Junction City Language by Age

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Junction City Language

93.85% of Junction City residents speak only English, while 6.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.29% of the population.

Junction City Language

Junction City Poverty by Race

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29.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.85%

Male Poverty Rate

38.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Junction City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Junction City is White, with 30.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Junction City is Hispanic, with 24.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.38%.

Junction City Poverty

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Junction City Poverty Rate by Education

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Junction City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Junction City Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Junction City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Junction City Marital Status by Race

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Junction City Marital Status

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36

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Junction City Veterans by War

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Junction City Veterans by Age

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Junction City Veterans by Race

Junction City Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Junction City Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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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85.03%

Born in Junction City

96.35%

Native Born

3.65%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

3.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.35% of Junction City residents were born in the United States, with 85.03% having been born in Kentucky. 0.21% 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

Junction City Population by Year