Junction City, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Junction City, California - Basic Facts

The Junction City Census Designated Place had a population of 670 as of July 1, 2016. Junction City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Junction City is located at latitude 40.7242 and longitude -123.0507 in Trinity County. 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. Trinity County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,604 feet.

The Junction City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583043) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Junction City Census Designated Place is located within Northwest Trinity CCD of Trinity County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Junction City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Junction City: Junction, Messerville, Milltown, Oregon Gulch.

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Junction City, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 670
Population in Households 656
Population in Familes 503
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 287
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $265,909
Average Home Value $290,135


Median Household Income $38,294
Average Household Income $55,359
Per Capita Income $24,644
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.48%
Households -0.33% -0.56%
Families -0.7% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   0.76%
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 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1131 25th
Population Density1 # 1459 4th
Diversity Index2 # 1247 18th
Median Household Income # 1234 19th
Per Capita Income # 930 39th

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