Grand Junction, Iowa

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Grand Junction, Iowa

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High Points

Grand Junction strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
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Top 15% Grand Junction Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Grand Junction, Iowa

Comparing Grand Junction to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Age of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 4
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 1
Median Family Income 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 2
Working at Home 2 1
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Grand Junction Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 964 100%
Male 489 50.7%
Female 475 49.3%
Under 18 298 30.9%
18+ 666 69.1%
65+ 162 16.8%
Median Age 34.1
Average Family Size 3.2
White 947 98.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 10 1%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.9%

Estimated Grand Junction Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 927
Growth -37
Growth % -3.8%

Grand Junction Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 36%
US/American 14.2%
English 14.1%
Irish 10.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
Swedish 3.7%
Dutch 2.2%
Polish 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Italian 1.8%
Norwegian 1.5%
Scottish 1.2%
French Canadian 0.9%
Celtic 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Canadian 0.6%
Danish 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
European 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grand Junction 964 $34,875
Boxholm 215 $38,750
Dawson 155 $45,250
Jefferson 4,626 $42,754
Ogden 2,023 $46,949
Paton 265 $46,250
Rippey 319 $42,656

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Grand Junction Public Library
Grand Junction, Iowa
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Grand Junction High Schools (2004)

Serves 181 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.6

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