Junction City, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 319 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 145  (45.7%)
Females: 174  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 63645.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $25,446 (it was $15,833 in 2000)
Junction City:

$25,446
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,493 (it was $11,561 in 2000)

Junction City village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,595 (it was $42,300 in 2000)
Junction City:

$88,595
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $87,919; detached houses: $95,469; mobile homes: $25,551

Median gross rent in 2019: $575.

March 2019 cost of living index in Junction City: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.9%
  • Races in Junction City, MO (2019)
    • 26297.4%White alone
    • 41.5%Two or more races
    • 20.7%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (51.3%), German (25.0%), English (3.9%), European (2.6%), Irish (2.6%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1952

Elevation: 745 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 895 people per square mile   (low).

Junction City, Missouri map

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.7%
Missouri:

4.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Junction City village:

0.8% ($340)
Missouri:

1.0% ($851)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (73.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (326.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fredericktown, MO (0.9 miles ),
Cobalt, MO (1.3 miles),
Mine La Motte, MO (1.8 miles ),
Cherokee Pass, MO (2.4 miles ),
Marquand, MO (3.4 miles ),
Farmington, MO (4.1 miles ),
Doe Run, MO (4.1 miles ),
Arcadia, MO (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 37.57 N, Longitude: 90.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Distribution of median household income in Junction City, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Junction City, MO in 2019

Junction City satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Missouri:

3.9%
Most common industries in Junction City, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.1%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.1%)
  • Apparel (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (20.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.5%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Apparel (10.9%)
  • Social assistance (10.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Utilities (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Junction City, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.1%)
  • Child care workers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (15.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5.7%)
  • Woodworkers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (13.0%)
  • Child care workers (10.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.7%)
  • Cashiers (8.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)

Average climate in Junction City, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Junction City, Missouri average temperatures Junction City, Missouri average precipitation Junction City, Missouri humidity Junction City, Missouri wind speed Junction City, Missouri snowfall Junction City, Missouri sunshine Junction City, Missouri clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.5. This is better than average.

City:

61.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.53
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 6.70. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.70
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 11.7. This is worse than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.319. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.319
U.S.:

0.010

Tornado activity:

Junction City-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/22/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Junction City village center killed 4 people and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/22/2006, a category F4 tornado 26.2 miles away from the village center injured 5 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Junction City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 384% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from Junction City center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 144.4 miles away from Junction City center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 144.3 miles away from Junction City center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 133.7 miles away from Junction 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 156.6 miles away from Junction 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 Madison County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Junction City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Junction City:

  • CLARU DEVILLE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; FREDERICKTOWN, MO)
  • CLARU DEVILLE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; FREDERICKTOWN, MO)
  • MADISON MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; FREDERICKTOWN, MO)
  • MADISON MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FREDERICKTOWN, MO)
  • RAI CARE CENTER ARMORY ST (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; FREDERICKTOWN, MO)
  • SAFE HARBOR HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; FREDERICKTOWN, MO)
  • ST FRANCOIS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FARMINGTON, MO)

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

  • Mineral Area College (about 22 miles; Park Hills, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 46 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Jefferson College (about 50 miles; Hillsboro, MO; FT enrollment: 3,975)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 56 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 60 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 67 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 69 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)

Points of interest:

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Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

45.3%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

10.7%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Junction City (2011 data):

  • New Era Bank: Junction City Facility at State Highways 72 And 00, branch established on 1977/02/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $278.8 mil, Deposits: $238.2 mil, headquarters in Fredericktown, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: New Era Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Junction City:

Marital status in Junction City, MO
  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 23.9%

For population 25 years and over in Junction City:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Missouri average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Junction City, MO (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,20534
Mainline Protestant8797
Catholic4361
Other1902
None6,516-
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: 2
This county:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Madison County:

7.40 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Madison County:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

9.3%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

30.1%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.2%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

57.8%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

58.0%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.3%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.4%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Junction City:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.1%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

62.9%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.6%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Junction City, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 5$51
Totals for Government 0$0 5$51

Junction City government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $103,000 ($322.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($31.35)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($9.40)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $67,000 ($210.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000 ($188.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($141.07)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($94.04)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($81.50)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($59.56)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($28.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($18.81)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($15.67)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($9.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($25.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($37.62)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($18.81)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($6.27)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($3.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($3.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $142,000 ($445.14)

Junction City government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($87.77)
    Other: $7,000 ($21.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($50.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $87,000 ($272.73)
    Highways: $7,000 ($21.94)
    Other: $5,000 ($15.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($40.75)
    Rents: $4,000 ($12.54)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($9.40)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($6.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($3.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($37.62)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($3.13)
  • Tax - Property: $70,000 ($219.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $59,000 ($184.95)
    Other License: $13,000 ($40.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($18.81)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($6.27)

Junction City government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,000 ($673.98)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $196,000 ($614.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($59.56)

Junction City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $384,000 ($1203.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,000 ($59.56)

Strongest AM radio stations in Junction City:

  • KYLS (1450 AM; 1 kW; FREDERICKTOWN, MO; Owner: DOCKINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KREI (800 AM; 1 kW; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KSGM (980 AM; 1 kW; CHESTER, IL; Owner: DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Junction City:

  • KTJJ (98.5 FM; FARMINGTON, MO; Owner: KREI, INC.)
  • KYLS-FM (95.9 FM; IRONTON, MO; Owner: DOCKINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; PERRYVILLE, MO; Owner: D/B/A DONZE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDBB (104.3 FM; BONNE TERRE, MO; Owner: MKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBGM (91.1 FM; PARK HILLS, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYRX (97.3 FM; MARBLE HILL, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KPWB-FM (104.9 FM; PIEDMONT, MO; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMHM (104.1 FM; LUTESVILLE, MO; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KHZR (97.7 FM; POTOSI, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Junction City:

  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)

Junction City fatal accident list:

Oct 1, 2019 07:27 AM, Sr-72, Lat: 37.573556, Lon: -90.294444, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.0mTotal length
  • $848,000Total costs
  • 25,977Total average daily traffic
  • 2,688Total average daily truck traffic
  • 42,128Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Junction City, MO
  • 60.7%Utility gas
  • 35.7%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Junction City, MO
  • 67.3%Electricity
  • 29.1%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood


Junction City compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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