Junction, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 559. Estimated population in 2021: 549 (-1.8% change)
Males: 275 (49.2%), Females: 284 (50.8%)

Marion County

Zip code: 62882

Median resident age: 33.4 years
Median household income: $33,500
Median house value: $46,400

Races in Junction City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (17.9%), United States (17.7%), Irish (12.5%), English (5.5%), French (3.2%), Italian (2.0%).

Elevation: 493 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Junction City

  • High school or higher: 58.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Junction City village

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+3.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Junction City:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; CENTRALIA, IL)
  • SALEM TOWNSHIP HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; SALEM, IL)
  • CROSSROADS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Junction City:

  • MOUNT VERNON (about 27 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 49 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 57 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Junction City:

  • CENTRALIA MUNI (about 7 miles; CENTRALIA, IL; Abbreviation: ENL)
  • SALEM-LECKRONE (about 13 miles; SALEM, IL; Abbreviation: SLO)
  • GREENVILLE (about 25 miles; GREENVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: GRE)
Amtrak station near Junction City:

  • 4 miles: CENTRALIA (103 E. BROADWAY). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Junction City:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 56 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 57 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 58 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 61 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 76 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 79 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)

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