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Junction City, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Junction City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Portage County at latitude 44.5949 and longitude -89.7697. Portage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,145 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Junction City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Junction City, Wisconsin.

The P1 Census Class Code for Junction City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Junction City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Junction City: Junction.

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Junction City, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 429
Population in Households 429
Population in Familes 357
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 275
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $107,895
Average Home Value $135,795


Median Household Income $46,515
Average Household Income $54,110
Per Capita Income $20,885
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.54% -0.38%
Households -0.28% -0.24%
Families 0.0% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Junction City to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 562 27th
Population Density1 # 605 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 250 68th
Median Household Income # 469 39th
Per Capita Income # 630 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.