Junction City, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 463 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.2%
 
Males: 246  (53.3%)
Females: 217  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62882.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,198 (it was $33,500 in 2000)
Junction City:

$42,198
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,094 (it was $14,114 in 2000)

Junction City village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $26,794 (it was $33,400 in 2000)
Junction City:

$26,794
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $36,007; Detached houses: $51,987; Mobile homes: $18,599

Median gross rent in 2013: $492.

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  • Races in Junction City, IL (2010)

    Junction City races chart
    • 46696.7%White alone
    • 91.9%Two or more races
    • 30.6%Asian alone
    • 30.6%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Junction City: 73.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (21.8%), German (20.7%), United States (13.6%), Polish (5.8%), French (5.2%), English (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/22/1912

Elevation: 493 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 686 people per square mile   (low).

Junction City,IL real estate house value index trend

Junction City, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Junction City:

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Junction City village:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Junction City, Illinois as of July 29, 2015.
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 2013: $186 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $246 (1.2%)

Junction City satellite photo by USGS

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

Junction City household income distribution Junction City home values distribution

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 100,000 355.91,263.5364.3912.4185.5558.7
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 index (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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.0%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Material moving occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Junction City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Junction City, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Junction City-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 79% 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 slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% 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 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 100.2 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 Junction 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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Junction City topographic map

Hospitals and 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 Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; CENTRALIA, IL)
  • WARREN G MURRAY DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CENTRALIA, IL)
  • DAVITA - CENTRALIA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CENTRALIA, IL)
  • DIAMONDVIEW (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CENTRALIA, IL)
  • PARK PLACE - CENTRALIA (Hospital, 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: 3,867)
  • Rend Lake College (about 34 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • McKendree University (about 38 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 44 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 50 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 58 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • John A Logan College (about 58 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)

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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 2013: 25.9%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Junction City compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Illinois average:

12.4

Junction City travel time to work - commute Junction City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,91671
Other4,0258
Mainline Protestant3,79030
Catholic2,5435
Black Protestant1321
None15,031-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,350
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,800
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$2,752
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$744
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,644
Totals for Government 0$0 14$8,290

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $48,000 ($103.67)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($88.55)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($82.07)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($41.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($36.72)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($28.08)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($8.64)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($8.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($19.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $39,000 ($84.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $2,000 ($4.32)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($2.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $41,000 ($88.55)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $67,000 ($144.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($34.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($21.60)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($10.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($110.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $51,000 ($110.15)
    Highways: $16,000 ($34.56)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($17.28)
    NEC: $3,000 ($6.48)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $176,000 ($380.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $167,000 ($360.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($19.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $192,000 ($414.69)

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, IL  0.47% ($29,466 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IL  0.34% ($32,415)
from Fayette County, IL  0.22% ($26,412)


4.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, IL  0.55% ($32,412 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IL  0.39% ($33,650)
to Washington County, IL  0.21% ($33,303)

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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 4,400Total average daily traffic
  • 396Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,470Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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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