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Junction City, California - Basic Facts

The Junction City Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Trinity County at latitude 40.7242 and longitude -123.0507. Trinity County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,604 feet.

The formal official name is the Junction City Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Junction City, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Junction City indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Junction City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Junction City: Junction, Milltown.

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Junction City, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 676
Population in Households 662
Population in Familes 508
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 292
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 183
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 227 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $237,000
Average Home Value $275,218


Median Household Income $37,698
Average Household Income $51,105
Per Capita Income $22,908
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% -0.27%
Households -0.08% -0.14%
Families -0.51% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Junction City, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Junction City to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1132 26th
Population Density1 # 1466 4th
Diversity Index2 # 1244 18th
Median Household Income # 1213 20th
Per Capita Income # 894 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.