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Population in 2012: 187 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 

Males: 102  (54.8%)
Females: 85  (45.2%)

Median resident age:  33.9 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip code: 84740

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,459 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Junction:

$40,459
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,499

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $155,872 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Junction:

$155,872
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $198,174; Detached houses: $198,174

Median gross rent in 2012: $704.

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  • White alone - 179 (93.7%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.5%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Junction: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (71.6%), Irish (6.1%), Danish (3.4%), French (3.0%), German (3.0%), Norwegian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6002 feet

Land area: 14.4 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Junction:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Junction town:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

4 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This town:  2.3%
Utah:  8.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $650 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,000 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (142.1 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (217.3 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (325.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Kingston, UT (1.7 miles) , Circleville, UT (2.3 miles ), Marysvale, UT (3.8 miles ), Antimony, UT (4.1 miles) , Beaver, UT (4.8 miles ), Koosharem, UT (5.1 miles ), Joseph, UT (5.2 miles ), Monroe, UT (5.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.24 N, Longitude: 112.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Utah:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+35.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (44%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (33%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Secondary school teachers (12%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)


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Earthquake activity:

Junction-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Utah state average. It is 247% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/2/1998 at 07:28:29, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 13.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 01:04:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.4 ML, Depth: 0.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from Junction center
On 7/19/2001 at 20:15:34, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 2.3 mi) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1994 at 03:48:37, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1992 at 07:31:20, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 ML, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from Junction center
On 6/18/1998 at 11:00:40, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 23.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Piute County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Junction, UT

Airports located in Junction:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Junction:

  • Southern Utah University (about 61 miles; Cedar City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 5,635)
  • Snow College (about 86 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 2,666)
  • Dixie State College of Utah (about 108 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 4,520)
  • Brigham Young University (about 143 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 30,109)
  • Utah Valley University (about 144 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 15,072)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 169 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 170 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 11,080)

Public high school in Junction:

  • PIUTE HIGH (Students: 185; Location: 550 NORTH 100 WEST; Grades: 07 - 12)

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Notable locations in Junction: Piute County Ambulance (A), Junction Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Terrace Hill Cemetery (1), Junction Lower Cemetery (2), Junction Hill Cemetery (3), Junction Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Piute Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Piute County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.7%

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.6%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.5%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Junction, UT

Junction compared to Utah 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

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Religion statistics for Junction town (based on Piute County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.71%
Here65.7%
USA50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Piute County:

7.49 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Piute County:

14.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

22.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Piute County:

27.1%
Utah:

23.6%

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 1$450
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$110
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$60
Water Supply 0$0 2$732
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,352

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $37,000 ($197.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($85.56)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($74.87)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($69.52)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($53.48)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($48.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($21.39)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($16.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $51,000 ($272.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($10.70)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $18,000 ($96.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($37.43)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($16.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($139.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000 ($101.60)
    All Other: $10,000 ($53.48)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($96.26)
    Total General Sales: $15,000 ($80.21)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.35)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($192.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($165.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($26.74)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $180,000 ($962.57)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($64.17)

8.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
Utah average:

8.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



9.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.71%
Utah average:

7.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Strongest AM radio stations in Junction:

  • KSVC (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Junction:

  • K255AD (98.9 FM; RURAL GARFIELD, ETC., UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KCYQ (93.7 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • K282AC (104.3 FM; RURAL GARFIELD COUNT, UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K203CA (88.5 FM; MILFORD, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K274AH (102.7 FM; JUNCTION, UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K280AB (103.9 FM; KINGSTON, ETC., UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K292AE (106.3 FM; KINGSTON, UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K211CL (90.1 FM; BEAVER, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KREC (98.1 FM; BRIAN HEAD, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Junction:

  • K07JV (Channel 7; CIRCLEVILLE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K09FX (Channel 9; CIRCLEVILLE, UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K11FZ (Channel 11; CIRCLEVILLE, UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K13EK (Channel 13; CIRCLEVILLE, UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)
  • K18BK (Channel 18; CIRCLEVILLE, ETC., UT; Owner: PIUTE COUNTY)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Brant Barton, 1740 South 800 West (Lat: 38.211111 Lon: -112.234583), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 2028285520, , 2120 L STREET, NW, Phone: (Mor) dko-fsky
  • Brant Barton, 1740 South 800 West (Lat: 38.211111 Lon: -112.234583), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 2028285520, , 2120 L STREET, NW, Phone: (Mor) dko-fsky
  • Mauri K Parsons, Approx. 2 Miles Sw Of Junction, Utah. (Lat: 38.211333 Lon: -112.234472), Type: 10.3, Overall height: 10.3 m
    Registrant: 4355273508, Mauriparsons@hotmail.Com, 390 SOUTH 500 EAST
  • Mauri K Parsons, Approx. 2 Miles Sw Of Junction, Utah. (Lat: 38.211333 Lon: -112.234472), Type: 10.3, Overall height: 10.3 m
    Registrant: 4355273508, Mauriparsons@hotmail.Com, 390 SOUTH 500 EAST
  • Towers Manager, Se 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 7 (Lat: 38.211111 Lon: -112.234583), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Towers Manager, Se 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 7 (Lat: 38.211111 Lon: -112.234583), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • PIUTE TV HILL, Approx. 2 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 38.211333 Lon: -112.234472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 10.3 m, Call Sign: WQQM892
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.120 MHz, 458.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2013, Expiration Date: 01/30/2023, Certifier: Harold C Clements
    Registrant: County Of Sevier, 50 W. 925 N., Richfield, UT 84701, Phone: (435) 893-9166, Email:
  • PIUTE TV HILL, Approx. 2 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 38.211333 Lon: -112.234472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 10.3 m, Call Sign: WQQN667
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.730 MHz, 460.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/04/2013, Expiration Date: 02/04/2023, Certifier: Harold C Clements
    Registrant: County Of Sevier, 50 W. 925 N., Richfield, UT 84701, Phone: (435) 893-9166, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • JUNCTION, 1740 South 800 West (Lat: 38.211111 Lon: -112.234583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQJE311
    Assigned Frequencies: 17755.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2008, Expiration Date: 08/07/2018, Certifier: Brant Barton
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5520, Fax: (202) 828-5568


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