Junction City, Ohio

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Junction City, Ohio

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 17% Junction City Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Junction City, Ohio

Comparing Junction City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Age of the Population 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 6 6


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Affordability of Rents 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Housing Recently Built 3 4
People Living Alone 2 2

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Junction City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 40 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Perry
Standard Zip Codes 43748
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.721
Longitude -82.298

Junction City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches
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Junction City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 818 100%
Male 405 49.5%
Female 413 50.5%
Under 18 244 29.8%
18+ 574 70.2%
65+ 82 10%
Median Age 31.5
Average Family Size 3.12
White 811 99.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Junction City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 858
Growth 40
Growth % 4.9%

Junction City 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 32.6%
US/American 20%
Irish 16.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
Italian 6%
English 5.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Dutch 1.3%
French Canadian 1.1%
Czech 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
European 0.4%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Junction City 818 $32,426
Bremen 1,265 $44,844
New Lexington 4,689 $33,514
Rushville 268 $45,875
Shawnee 608 $37,188
Somerset 1,549 $39,231
West Rushville 132 $56,500
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