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People

Total Population 854
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 376
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 48.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10%
Median Earnings25+ $27,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,107
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,404
% Above Poverty Level 74.1%
% Below Poverty Level 25.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $564
Median House Value $59,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 23.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Grand Junction Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles W of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 50107
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.031
Longitude -94.24

Grand Junction Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station JEFFERSON
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station PERRY
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Station CARROLL
Distance 31.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boxholm 230 $39,583
Dawson 197 $50,500
Jefferson 4,272 $60,104

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Grand Junction Public Libraries

Library
Grand Junction Public Library
106 E. MAIN STREET
Grand Junction, Iowa
(515) 738-2506

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Grand Junction High Schools

GRAND JUNCTION HIGH SCHOOL
405 12TH ST SOUTH
515-738-5721
Serves 181 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.6

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