Junction City, California

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Population in 2010: 680.
Males: 295  (43.4%)
Females: 385  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

60.1 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 96048.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,087
Junction City:

$39,087
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,940

Junction City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $329,145
Junction City:

$329,145
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $386,420; detached houses: $429,709; mobile homes: $229,899

Median gross rent in 2017: $806.

March 2019 cost of living index in Junction City: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.9%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 23.6% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Junction City, CA (2010)
    • 57284.1%White alone
    • 497.2%Hispanic
    • 253.7%Two or more races
    • 233.4%American Indian alone
    • 91.3%Other race alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone

Races in Junction City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Junction City, California as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Junction City is 228 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (11.8%), Irish (5.4%), German (4.6%), American (4.1%), Scottish (3.1%), Polish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1475 feet

45 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 2.2% Europe).

This place:

6.6%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,088 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,319 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (37.4 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (172.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (526.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Weaverville, CA (2.5 miles ),
Douglas City, CA (2.8 miles ),
Hayfork, CA (3.5 miles ),
Lewiston, CA (3.6 miles ),
Lower Trinity, CA (3.8 miles ),
French Gulch, CA (4.7 miles ),
Hyampom, CA (4.7 miles ),
Burnt Ranch, CA (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.73 N, Longitude: 123.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Distribution of median household income in Junction City, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Junction City, CA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.1%
California:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Junction City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 509% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 189.1 miles away from Junction City center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 131.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 59.6 miles away from Junction City center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from Junction City center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 120.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 156.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Trinity County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Junction City:

  • TRINITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WEAVERVILLE, CA)
  • TRINITY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WEAVERVILLE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Junction City:

  • Shasta College (about 40 miles; Redding, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • Humboldt State University (about 55 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 60 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • California State University-Chico (about 95 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 103 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Butte College (about 106 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Mendocino College (about 108 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)

Public elementary/middle school in Junction City:

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Notable locations in Junction City: Junction City Guard Station (A), Junction City Campground (B), Helena (C), Carter Ranch (D), Chapman Ranch (E), Junction City Fire Protection District Station 2 (F), Junction City Fire Protection District Station 1 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: McCartneys Pond (A), Slattery Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Soldier Creek (A), Sheridan Creek (B), Mill Creek (C), Conner Creek (D), Canyon Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Trinity County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Junction City and their reported violations in the past:

FISH TAIL INN (Population served: 150, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2011. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-22-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2011. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-22-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2006. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.8%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.2%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

19 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Junction City:

Marital status in Junction City, CA
  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Junction City:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Junction City, CA (based on Trinity County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant96114
Other4127
Catholic2693
Mainline Protestant1662
None11,978-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Trinity County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

8.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Trinity County:

9.2%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Trinity County:

23.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Trinity County:

19.7%
State:

17.9%

5.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Humboldt County, CA  0.97% ($43,703 average AGI)
from Shasta County, CA  0.97% ($37,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Junction City:

  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KVIP (540 AM; 3 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KWSW (790 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KINS (980 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Junction City:

  • K263AD (100.5 FM; WEAVERVILLE, ETC., CA; Owner: WEAVERVILLE TRANSLATOR CO., INC.)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • K225AJ (92.9 FM; BURNEY/REDDING, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWCA (101.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • K259AL (99.7 FM; WILLOW CREEK, CA; Owner: KHSU-FM, HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KVIP-FM (98.1 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KEWB (94.7 FM; ANDERSON, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • K232CW (94.3 FM; HAYFORK, CA; Owner: RESEARCH FOUNDATION, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSHA (104.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC)
  • K268AJ (101.5 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KESR (107.1 FM; SHASTA LAKE CITY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • K227AE (93.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KNNN (99.3 FM; SHASTA LAKE CITY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K211DJ (90.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHUM (104.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVG (103.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMUD (91.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • K201HL (88.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K235AM (94.9 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Junction City:

  • K02EE (Channel 2; WEAVERVILLE, ETC., CA; Owner: TRINITY CNTY SUPER. OF SCHOOLS)
  • K05CF (Channel 5; WEAVERVILLE, ETC., CA; Owner: WEAVERVILLE TRANSLATOR CO., INC.)
  • K04DD (Channel 4; WEAVERVILLE, ETC., CA; Owner: WEAVERVILLE TRANSLATOR CO., INC.)

Junction City fatal accident list:

Jul 14, 2016 87:99 PM, Sr-299, Lat: 40.759083, Lon: -123.066931, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 23, 2008 87:99 PM, Forest Service Rd, Lat: 40.756070, Lon: -123.090840, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 2005 11:38 PM, Sr-299, Lat: 40.737670, Lon: -123.000610, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.4mTotal length
  • $424,000Total costs
  • 8,521Total average daily traffic
  • 73Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,109Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Junction City, CA
  • 47.2%Wood
  • 22.0%Electricity
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Junction City, CA
  • 28.9%Wood
  • 22.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 15.6%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Junction City compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Junction City on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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