Junction City, KS

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2018 Population
34,895
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2018 Median Age
26.1
1.14% 1-year decrease
2018 Poverty Rate
12.2%
18.4% 1-year decrease
2018 Median Household Income
$49,185
2018 Median Property Value
$142,200
2018 Employed Population
11,798

About

In 2018, Junction City, KS had a population of 34.9k people with a median age of 26.1 and a median household income of $49,185.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Junction City, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.9%), White (Hispanic) (11.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.95%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%). 0% of the households in Junction City, KS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

97.3% of the residents in Junction City, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Junction City, KS was $142,200, and the homeownership rate was 37.3%. Most people in Junction City, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Junction City, KS was 2 cars per household.

Junction City, KS borders Manhattan, KS and Topeka, KS.

Diversity

Junction City, KS is home to a population of 34.9k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2018, 7.25% of Junction City, KS residents were born outside of the country (2.53k people).

In 2018, there were 3.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.8k people) in Junction City, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.91k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.04k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Junction City, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.8k ± 92
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.91k ± 289
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.04k ± 368
16%
Hispanic Population
5.57k people

In 2018, there were 3.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.8k people) in Junction City, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.91k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.04k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16% of the people in Junction City, KS are hispanic (5.57k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Junction City, KS as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.25%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.53k people
7.86%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
2.81k people

As of 2018, 7.25% of Junction City, KS residents (2.53k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%.

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Age by Nativity

25
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.9

In 2018, the median age of all people in Junction City, KS was 26.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Kansas.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    84,130 ± 7,017 people
  2. India
    14,053 ± 2,903 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,675 ± 2,532 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 84,130 Kansas residents, followed by India with 14,053 and Vietnam with 10,675.

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Citizenship

97.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.3% of Junction City, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,843 ± 465
  2. Vietnam
    698 ± 124
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    594 ± 160

Junction City, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 4.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Kansas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kansas.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Junction City, KS is $49,185. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Junction City, KS was Johnson County, KS with a value of $91,771, followed by Leavenworth County, KS and Douglas County, KS, with respective values of $77,070 and $64,233.

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,721. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Junction City, KS employs 11.8k people. The largest industries in Junction City, KS are , and the highest paying industries are .

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,185
2018 value
± $2,156

Households in Junction City, KS have a median annual income of $49,185, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Kansas.
$64,354
Average Male Salary in Kansas
± $1,958
$45,721
Average Female Salary in Kansas
± $1,400

In 2019, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kansas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kansas
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $56,139 ± $74,364
  2. Asian
    $52,393 ± $7,262
  3. White
    $49,769 ± $1,226

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kansas.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Kansas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Junction City, KS is from Kansas.
0.458
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.46
2018 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2019, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.47% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kansas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Junction City, KS was Johnson County, KS with a value of $91,771, followed by Leavenworth County, KS and Douglas County, KS, with respective values of $77,070 and $64,233.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Junction City, KS (4.13k out of 33.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Junction City, KS is false, followed by false and false.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

11.8k
2018 Value
± 805

In 2018, there were 11.8k employees (± 805) in Junction City, KS.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Junction City, KS, are . This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Junction City, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Junction City, KS, by number of employees, are .

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Junction City, KS, by median earnings, are .

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.8k
2018 Value
± 805

In 2018, there were 11.8k employees (± 805) in Junction City, KS.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Junction City, KS, are . This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Junction City, KS, though some of these residents may live in Junction City, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Junction City, KS, by number of employees, are .

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Junction City, KS, by median earnings, are .

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.4B
  2. $30B
  3. $20.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $30.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($30B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($20.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$263B
2018 Value in Kansas
$404B
Projected 2045 Value in Kansas
53.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Kansas trade was $263B. This is expected to increase 53.5% to $404B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25.9B
  2. $23.5B
  3. $17.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $23.5B and Nebraska and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Kansas went to Donald J. Trump with 56.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (36.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.68%). The most partisan county was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Kansas
56.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kansas
  1. 90.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 87.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kansas was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Kansas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Junction City, KS was $142,200 in 2018, which is 0.591 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. The homeownership rate in Junction City, KS is 37.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Junction City, KS have an average commute time of 25.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Junction City, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$142,200
2018 Median
± $10,126

In 2018, the median property value in Junction City, KS was $142,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Junction City, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Junction City, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$49,185
Median Household Income
± $2,156
12.8k
Number of Households
± 842

In 2018, the median household income of the 12.8k households in Junction City, KS was $49,185.

The following chart displays the households in Junction City, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Junction City, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Junction City, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

37.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2018, 37.3% of the housing units in Junction City, KS were occupied by their owner.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Junction City, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Junction City, KS have a similar commute time (25.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0.623% of the workforce in Junction City, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (86.5%)
  2. Carpooled (7.71%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.93%)

In 2018, 86.5% of workers in Junction City, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.71%) and those who worked at home (2.93%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Junction City, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Junction City, KS have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

93.3% of the population of Junction City, KS has health coverage, with 21.8% on employee plans, 10.1% on Medicaid, 4.61% on Medicare, 20.9% on non-group plans, and 35.9% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kansas was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Kansas see 1278 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1295 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1661 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 489 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Elk County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.5%). Additionally, Osage County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,278 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kansas

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,278 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1,295 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kansas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,651
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kansas
$4,855
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,736
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,126
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.74%
Uninsured
21.8%
Employer Coverage
10.1%
Medicaid
4.61%
Medicare
20.9%
Non-Group
35.9%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Junction City, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.5% prevalence
  2. 20.7% prevalence
  3. 19% prevalence

Elk County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 22.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

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