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Population in 2012: 473 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.4%
 

Males: 249  (52.7%)
Females: 224  (47.3%)

Median resident age:  37.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62882.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,093 (it was $33,500 in 2000)
Junction City:

$42,093
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,622

Junction City village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $26,109 (it was $33,400 in 2000)
Junction City:

$26,109
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $36,231; Detached houses: $49,697; Mobile homes: $28,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $491.

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  • White alone - 466 (96.7%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Junction City: 75.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (22.6%), Irish (22.0%), United States (18.3%), Polish (4.9%), English (3.7%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/22/1912

Elevation: 493 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 701 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Junction City:

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 22.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Junction City village:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

5 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.0%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Junction City, Illinois as of August 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Junction City to the number of sex offenders is 118 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $219 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (60.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (238.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Central City, IL (1.5 miles ), Sandoval, IL (1.5 miles ), Centralia, IL (1.9 miles ), Odin, IL (2.2 miles ), Wamac, IL (2.4 miles ), Hoffman, IL (2.8 miles ), Walnut Hill, IL (2.9 miles) , Huey, IL (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 38.58 N, Longitude: 89.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

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Crime rates in Junction City by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.0182.50.00.0
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 110120
per 100,000 177.9180.50.0182.5371.10.0
Burglaries 120200
per 100,000 177.9361.00.0365.00.00.0
Thefts 272513
per 100,000 355.91263.5364.3912.4185.5558.7
Auto thefts 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 110000
per 100,000 177.9180.50.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.7) 64.8116.515.2254.585.023.3

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Crime rate in Junction City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.9%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+3.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (65%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (21%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Junction City-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 165% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.2 miles away from the Junction City village center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Junction City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 69.1 miles away from Junction City center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from Junction City center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Junction City:

  • TIP HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CENTRALIA, IL)
  • BROOKSIDE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CENTRALIA, IL)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, about 4 miles away; CENTRALIA, IL)

Amtrak station near Junction City:

  • 4 miles: CENTRALIA (103 E. BROADWAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

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

  • Kaskaskia College (about 4 miles; Centralia, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,425)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 44 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,638)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (about 48 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 10,723)
  • John A Logan College (about 58 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Saint Louis University-Main Campus (about 60 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 9,852)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 60 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park (about 63 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,900)

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Marion 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 2012: 30.1%
(30.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  12.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

Junction City compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Junction City travel time to work - commute


Junction City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Junction City village (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.54%
Here62.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents27.5%17.5%13.6%10.4%8.4%
Congregations20.2%17.2%4.0%17.2%3.0%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.6%2.7%2.3%1.9%12.1%
Congregations1.0%3.0%1.0%2.0%31.3%
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 grocery stores: 5
Marion County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Marion County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

27.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

14.5%

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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,194
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,052
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$400
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$2,040
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,740
Health 0$0 1$400
Sewerage 0$0 1$860
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$144
Totals for Government 0$0 15$8,830

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $48,000 ($101.48)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($86.68)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($80.34)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($40.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($35.94)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($27.48)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($8.46)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($8.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($19.03)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $39,000 ($82.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $2,000 ($4.23)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($2.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $41,000 ($86.68)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $67,000 ($141.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($33.83)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($21.14)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($10.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($107.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $51,000 ($107.82)
    Highways: $16,000 ($33.83)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($16.91)
    NEC: $3,000 ($6.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $176,000 ($372.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $167,000 ($353.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($19.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $192,000 ($405.92)

4.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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 Jefferson County, IL  0.61% ($29,430 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IL  0.39% ($31,850)
from Fayette County, IL  0.25% ($18,821)


5.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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 Jefferson County, IL  0.52% ($26,125 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IL  0.33% ($24,098)
to Washington County, IL  0.30% ($33,978)

Strongest AM radio stations in Junction City:

  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WJBD (1350 AM; 0 kW; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Junction City:

  • WRXX (95.3 FM; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WDLJ (97.5 FM; BREESE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF BREESE, L.L.C.)
  • WCXO (96.7 FM; CARLYLE, IL; Owner: CLINTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; WOODLAWN, IL; Owner: VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNSV (104.7 FM; NASHVILLE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WVSI (88.9 FM; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W217AK (91.3 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGEL (101.7 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: BOND BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJAF-LP (103.7 FM; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: DAY STAR CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Junction City:

  • W29CI (Channel 29; SALEM, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 396
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 4,470


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N9RUG
    Grant Date: 01/05/1993, Expiration Date: 01/05/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/06/2005
    Registrant: Connie S De Boer, 1300 Jefferson, Junction City, IL 62882


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Junction City on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
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