Junction, Texas

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Population in 2014: 2,472 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 1,222  (49.5%)
Females: 1,250  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  44.2 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76849.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,362 (it was $25,833 in 2000)
Junction:

$36,362
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,641 (it was $14,971 in 2000)

Junction city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,346 (it was $44,700 in 2000)
Junction:

$74,346
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $481.

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  • Races in Junction, TX (2010)

    Junction races chart
    • 1,68965.6%White alone
    • 85333.1%Hispanic
    • 140.5%Two or more races
    • 40.2%Black alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Junction: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (16.7%), Irish (13.6%), German (13.6%), English (12.0%), French (1.9%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,081 people per square mile   (low).

Junction,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Junction:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Junction city:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

228 residents are foreign born (6.6% Latin America).

This city:

7.3%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Junction, Texas as of December 06, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Junction to the number of sex offenders is 255 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,216 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,037 (1.7%)

Junction satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $213,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $213,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.49 N, Longitude: 99.77 W

Area code: 325

Junction household income distribution Junction home values distribution

Crime rates in Junction by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.040.3
Rapes 11001031200N/A0
per 100,000 36.637.40.00.036.60.0116.839.376.70.00.0N/A0.0
Robberies 0011000100001
per 100,000 0.00.037.137.30.00.00.039.30.00.00.00.040.3
Assaults 8111992322129145361
per 100,000 292.6411.7705.5335.3842.8831.1467.1353.5537.2190.3114.2236.340.3
Burglaries 16162531471419131691117
per 100,000 585.2598.8928.3111.8513.0264.5545.0746.3498.8608.8342.6433.2684.7
Thefts 747511351565137518458392515
per 100,000 2,706.72,806.94,196.11,900.12,052.01,926.71,440.22,003.13,223.32,207.01,484.6984.6604.1
Auto thefts 3032120211100
per 100,000 109.70.0111.474.536.675.60.078.638.438.138.10.00.0
Arson 1010200100000
per 100,000 36.60.037.10.073.30.00.039.30.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 233.9253.5374.9159.9303.3254.8268.9240.3319.5163.6103.9111.3164.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Junction detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -51 (-1.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Junction, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Junction-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 62% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Junction-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 215.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 185.2 miles away from Junction center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 152.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 150.6 miles away from Junction center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 212.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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).
Junction topographic map

Birthplace of: O. C. Fisher - Congressman, Felton T. Wright - Football coach, Les Cox - Baseball player, Tex Hamer - Football player, Wilson Stone - Geneticist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Junction:

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

Airports and heliports located in Junction:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Junction:

  • Angelo State University (about 78 miles; San Angelo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,019)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 88 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 3,569)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 94 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 95 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 105 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Trinity University (about 105 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)
  • San Antonio College (about 106 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)

Public high school in Junction:

  • JUNCTION H S (Students: 209, Location: 1700 COLLEGE ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Junction:

  • JUNCTION EL (Students: 301, Location: 1700 COLLEGE ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • JUNCTION MIDDLE (Students: 152, Location: 1700 COLLEGE ST, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Junction

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.9%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.0% 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
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, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.3
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,75910
Mainline Protestant8954
Catholic5001
Other-1
None1,453-
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
Kimble County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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

22.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Kimble County:

25.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Junction:

43.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Junction:

22.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Junction:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Junction:

34.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Junction:

76.7%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Junction, TX Residents
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 2$9,689$58,1340$0
Other Government Administration 4$9,859$29,5770$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$26,967$53,9340$0
Streets and Highways 5$17,768$42,6430$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,649$31,7880$0
Water Supply 5$18,405$44,1720$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,633$31,5960$0
Totals for Government 24$87,970$43,9850$0

7.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Texas average:

7.14%

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 Kerr County, TX  0.75% ($31,250 average AGI)


6.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

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)
Junction fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Junction fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 110m361ftTotal length
  • $2,649,000Total costs
  • 32,730Total average daily traffic
  • 8,733Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Junction)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 197 (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: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (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: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Junction)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Junction)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Junction and their reported violations in the past:

RIVER VALLEY TRAVEL CENTER (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Junction, Texas:

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Junction, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Motel 61
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1

Junction compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 11 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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