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