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Population in 2012: 2,545 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 

Males: 1,272  (50.0%)
Females: 1,273  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  40.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76849.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,253 (it was $25,833 in 2000)
Junction:

$42,253
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,103

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,877 (it was $44,700 in 2000)
Junction:

$72,877
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $125,146; Detached houses: $112,724; Townhouses or other attached units: $74,997; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,033,524; Mobile homes: $119,654

Median gross rent in 2012: $587.

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  • White alone - 1,689 (65.6%)
  • Hispanic - 853 (33.1%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Junction: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (21.3%), Irish (11.3%), German (10.4%), English (6.5%), French (2.0%), Swedish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,113 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Junction:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Junction city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

229 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.4%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Junction, Texas as of October 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Junction to the number of sex offenders is 318 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,206 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $957 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Angelo, TX (77.9 miles , pop. 88,439).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (104.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Menard, TX (5.5 miles ), Harper, TX (5.8 miles ), Mason, TX (6.1 miles ), Rocksprings, TX (6.5 miles ), Ingram, TX (6.5 miles ), Sonora Rural, TX (6.9 miles) , Kerrville, TX (7.0 miles ), Melvin, TX (7.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $126,600
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.49 N, Longitude: 99.77 W

Area code: 325

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Crime rates in Junction by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 011001031200
per 100,000 0.036.637.40.00.036.60.0116.839.376.70.00.0
Robberies 000110001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.037.137.30.00.00.039.30.00.00.0
Assaults 781119923221291453
per 100,000 261.5292.6411.7705.5335.3842.8831.1467.1353.5537.2190.3114.2
Burglaries 141616253147141913169
per 100,000 523.0585.2598.8928.3111.8513.0264.5545.0746.3498.8608.8342.6
Thefts 4674751135156513751845839
per 100,000 1718.32706.72806.94196.11900.12052.01926.71440.22003.13223.32207.01484.6
Auto thefts 130321202111
per 100,000 37.4109.70.0111.474.536.675.60.078.638.438.138.1
Arson 110102001000
per 100,000 37.436.60.037.10.073.30.00.039.30.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 153.8235.3255.1377.2160.9305.2256.4270.5241.8321.4164.7104.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Texas average:

2.17

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Junction, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -51 (-1.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Junction-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Junction city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused $750,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kimble County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: O. C. Fisher - Congressman, Felton T. Wright - Football coach, Les Cox - Baseball player, Tex Hamer - Football player, Wilson Stone - Geneticist.


Hospitals/medical centers in Junction:

  • KIMBLE HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 2101 MAIN STREET)
  • HILL COUNTRY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 111 HOSPITAL DR)
  • LEISURE LODGE OF JUNCTION (Nursing Home, 111 HOSPITAL DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Junction, TX

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Local government website: www.cityofjunction.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Junction:

  • Angelo State University (about 78 miles; San Angelo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,118)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 88 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 2,240)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 94 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 21,323)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 96 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,219)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (about 99 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,738)
  • St Marys University (about 102 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • Trinity University (about 105 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,563)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Junction:

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Library in Junction:

  • KIMBLE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $132,540; Location: 208 N 10TH ST; 18,201 books; 1,087 audio materials; 1,345 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 43 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Junction: Kimble County Courthouse (A), Kimble Historical Museum (B), Junction Volunteer Fire Department (C), Kimble County Emergency Medical Services (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Junction include: Trinity Episcopal Church (A), Northside Church of Christ (B), Church of Christ (C), Hill Country Baptist Church (D), Goodwill Baptist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Llano River (A), North Llano River (B), Elm Slough (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Junction: Schrier Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western River Valley Inn (PO Box 138), Comfort Inn (Highway 83), Comfort Inn Junction (200 I-10 West).

 
Kimble 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 that have no violations reported:

  • SEGOVIA INC (Population served: 905, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY CAMPUS JUNCTION (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.4%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 43.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 53.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Junction, TX

28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
37 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Junction compared to Texas state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Junction (2011 data):

  • Junction National Bank: at 701 Main Street, branch established on 1935/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $49.2 mil, Deposits: $42.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • First State Bank: at 601 College, branch established on 1947/11/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $40.0 mil, Deposits: $36.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Junction, Texas:

  • Days Inn Junction, 111 Martinez St, Junction, TX 76849 , Phone: (325) 446-3730, Fax: (325) 446-2503
  • Econo Lodge, 311 S Segovia Access Rd, Junction, TX 76849 , Phone: (325) 446-2475, Fax: (325) 446-4232
  • Comfort Inn, 200 Ih 10 W, Junction, TX 76849 , Phone: (325) 446-3572, Fax: (325) 446-3888
  • Rodeway Inn, 2343 N Main St, Junction, TX 76849 , Phone: (325) 446-4588, Fax: (325) 446-4476
  • Best Western Dos Rios, 244 Dos Rios, Junction, TX 76849 , Phone: (325) 446-3700, Fax: (325) 446-9029
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Junction, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Junction travel time to work - commute


Junction mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Junction city (based on Kimble County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.91%
Here55.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents55.4%14.0%11.1%10.4%9.0%
Congregations25.0%8.3%33.3%16.7%16.7%
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: 2
Kimble County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Kimble County:

18.02 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

22.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kimble County:

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Kimble County:

25.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

15.7%

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 2$5,589$33,5340$0
Other Government Administration 3$5,687$22,7480$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,555$37,3320$0
Streets and Highways 4$10,249$30,7470$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,528$18,3360$0
Water Supply 4$10,616$31,8480$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,519$18,2280$0
Totals for Government 20$50,743$30,4460$0


6.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Texas average:

8.37%

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 Bexar County, TX  0.65% ($58,800 average AGI)
from Kerr County, TX  0.65% ($88,100)


7.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
Texas average:

7.44%

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 Kerr County, TX  1.23% ($21,053 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Junction:

  • KMBL (1450 AM; 1 kW; JUNCTION, TX; Owner: KIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KGKL (960 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Junction:

  • KOOK (93.5 FM; JUNCTION, TX; Owner: KIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Junction, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Junction fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Junction)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 169 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Junction, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Junction)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Junction)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Junction, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3479.1 years
William3476.5 years
John3275.8 years
Robert3272.1 years
James3176.3 years
Charles1776.6 years
George1475.6 years
Joe1475.1 years
Thomas1475.7 years
Dorothy1281.2 years
Most common last names in Junction, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3776.4 years
Davis2382.2 years
Taylor2179.6 years
Murr1775.7 years
Baker1575.1 years
Gonzales1372.3 years
Wright1382.6 years
Stewart1173.3 years
Jackson1175.8 years
Bowers1083.0 years
Businesses in Junction, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Motel 61
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1
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