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The Village of Junction City had a population of 579 as of July 1, 2016. Junction City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Junction City is located at latitude 33.0073 and longitude -92.7224 in Union Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Junction City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 190 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Junction City are located in Union Parish, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Claiborne Parish.

The Village of Junction City (GNIS ID: 2407483) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Junction City is located within Parish Governing Authority District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Junction City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Junction City, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 579
Population in Households 579
Population in Familes 494
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 471
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 242
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 173
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 283 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $79,730
Average Home Value $104,755


Median Household Income $32,523
Average Household Income $44,586
Per Capita Income $17,916
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.17%
Households 0.13% -0.08%
Families 0.47% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.11%
Per Capita Income   0.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Junction City, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Junction City to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 361 24th
Population Density1 # 281 41st
Diversity Index2 # 107 77th
Median Household Income # 348 27th
Per Capita Income # 375 21st

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