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Talbot County

Population in 2012: 169 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 

Males: 85  (50.8%)
Females: 84  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  43.9 years
Georgia median age:  40.0 years

Zip code: 31812

Estimated median household income in 2011: $57,380 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Junction City:

$57,380
Georgia:

$46,007
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $24,125

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $78,692 (it was $36,000 in 2000)
Junction City:

$78,692
Georgia:

$147,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $241,837; Detached houses: $285,822; Mobile homes: $89,886

Median gross rent in 2011: $921.

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Junction City races chart
  • Black alone - 135 (76.3%)
  • White alone - 35 (19.8%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Junction City: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (41.0%), United States (12.8%), Scottish (9.0%), English (4.5%), German (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 678 feet

Land area: 2.49 square miles.

Population density: 68 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Junction City:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Junction City town:

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

9 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

This town:  2.7%
Georgia:  9.4%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Junction City, Georgia as of April 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Junction City to the number of sex offenders is 168 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $380 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $886 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (29.2 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (80.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (663.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Geneva, GA (2.4 miles) , Talbotton, GA (2.7 miles ), Rupert, GA (3.4 miles ), North Buena Vista, GA (3.4 miles ), Butler, GA (3.6 miles ), Carsonville-Panhandle, GA (3.6 miles ), Woodland, GA (3.8 miles ), Waverly Hall, GA (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 32.60 N, Longitude: 84.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-1.6%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (43%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (31%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (19%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (26%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (18%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6%)


Average climate in Junction City, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Junction City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Junction City town center killed 5 people and injured 75 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/5/1954, a category F3 tornado 20.2 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Junction City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Talbot County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Junction City, GA

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

  • Columbus State University (about 29 miles; Columbus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,341)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 34 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,123)
  • Gordon College (about 37 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,278)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 41 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Macon State College (about 45 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 3,540)
  • Griffin Technical College (about 47 miles; Griffin, GA; FT enrollment: 2,546)
  • Middle Georgia Technical College (about 47 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 2,199)

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Notable location: Talbot County Fire Department Junction City Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Talbot County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.6%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.2%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Junction City, GA

Junction City compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Junction City travel time to work - commute


Junction City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Junction City (based on Talbot County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.72%
Here27.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents52.6%19.2%16.5%8.0%3.8%
Congregations27.3%36.4%13.6%9.1%13.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Talbot County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

14.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.9%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Talbot County:

19.0%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$416
Water Supply 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 2$716

Junction City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($248.52)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($165.68)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($195.27)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($130.18)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($94.67)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($29.59)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($23.67)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($23.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($23.67)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($5.92)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($71.01)

Junction City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,000 ($17.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($11.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($100.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($47.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($29.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $100,000 ($591.72)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($41.42)
    Property: $4,000 ($23.67)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($17.75)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.92)

Junction City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $216,000 ($1278.11)

6.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Muscogee County, GA  2.14% ($32,320 average AGI)
from Meriwether County, GA  1.11% ($30,231)
from Harris County, GA  0.51% ($36,333)


7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Muscogee County, GA  2.05% ($33,500 average AGI)
to Meriwether County, GA  0.98% ($38,783)
to Harris County, GA  0.64% ($46,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Junction City:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Junction City:

  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WKEU-FM (88.9 FM; THE ROCK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEAM-FM (100.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING INC., OF COLUMBUS)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WTGA-FM (101.1 FM; THOMASTON, GA; Owner: RADIO GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Junction City:

  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Junction City fatal accident list:

Dec 3, 1997 01:15 PM, 90, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 26, 1994 07:45 PM, 90, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 25, 1979 02:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3
Jul 28, 1978 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total average daily traffic: 16,240

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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