Junction City, Kentucky Population 2020

2,312
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Junction City is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 2,312, it is the 135th largest city in Kentucky and the 7091st largest city in the United States. Junction City is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 3.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,241 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Junction City has a population density of 1,159 people per square mile.

The average household income in Junction City is $44,932 with a poverty rate of 11.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $84,200. The median age in Junction City is 40.3 years, 38.3 years for males, and 47.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.9 males.

Junction City Demographics

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

  • White: 95.19%
  • Black or African American: 3.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.35%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Junction City, Kentucky is 2,312, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,308.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,241.

Junction City, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,98095.19%
Black or African American703.37%
Two or More Races281.35%
Asian20.10%
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Junction City Population Pyramid 2020

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Junction City Median Age

40.3


Total

38.3


Male

47.5


Female

Junction City Adults

There are 1,598 adults, (263 of whom are seniors) in Junction City.

Junction City Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Junction City Sex Ratio

Female

1,067

51.30%

Male

1,013

48.70%

Junction City Households and Families

Junction City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Junction City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female74.4%25.6%
Married73.8%26.2%
All69.8%30.2%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Male46.8%53.2%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8852.3369.8
Married4352.9973.8
Non Family2911.1468.7
Female823.0674.4
Male772.3246.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Junction City Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade885.81%
9th to 12th Grade16711.02%
High School Graduate73548.51%
Some College31320.66%
Associates Degree1228.05%
Bachelors Degree795.21%
Graduate Degree110.73%
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Junction City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4201,21285
Black51165
Hispanic3523
Multiple Races77
Asian22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 9.80%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,002$36,800$27,361
Less Than High School$21,250$20,859$
High School Grad$31,802$36,700$26,429
Some College$32,212$39,063$27,379
Bachelors Degree$37,250$51,250$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,002

Average Earnings

$36,800

Average Male

$27,361

Average Female

Junction City Language

Junction City Language by Age

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Junction City Language

98.20% of Junction City residents speak only English, while 1.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Junction City Poverty

Junction City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,93120810.77%
Black702332.86%
Multiple28725.00%

11.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.63%

Male Poverty Rate

17.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Junction City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Junction City is Black, with 32.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Junction City is White, with 10.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.03%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.16%
Bachelors or Greater11.11%
High School10.20%
Some College5.75%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed54.17%
Female Employed3.29%
Male Employed2.25%

Junction City Income

Junction City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,211$44,932
Families$46,471$54,104
Married Families$52,212-
Non Families$17,924$24,955
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Junction City Marital Status

Junction City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

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 Veterans

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72

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War22
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War13
World War II4
Korea4
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5442
75+13
65 to 7413
18 to 344
55 to 64
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Name Veterans % of Total
White724.69%
Hispanic1234.29%

Junction City Veterans by Education

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6.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Junction City Employment Status

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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82.12%

Born in Kentucky

99.04%

Native Born

0.96%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.04% of Junction City residents were born in the United States, with 82.12% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% 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
20202,31220.09%
20192,31020.09%
20182,308110.48%
20172,29720.09%
20162,295140.61%
20152,281-5-0.22%
20142,286140.62%
20132,27270.31%
20122,26550.22%
20112,26080.36%
20102,2520.00%