Junction City, Georgia

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Junction City, Georgia
Town
Junction City in 2012.
Junction City in 2012.
Location in Talbot County and the state of Georgia
Location in Talbot County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°36′11″N 84°27′29″W / 32.60306°N 84.45806°W / 32.60306; -84.45806Coordinates: 32°36′11″N 84°27′29″W / 32.60306°N 84.45806°W / 32.60306; -84.45806
Country United States
State Georgia
County Talbot
Area
 • Total 2.6 sq mi (6.6 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 179
 • Density 68.8/sq mi (27.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31812
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-42800[1]
GNIS feature ID 0316309[2]

Junction City is a town in Talbot County, Georgia, United States. The population was 179 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Junction City is located at 32°36′11″N 84°27′29″W / 32.60306°N 84.45806°W / 32.60306; -84.45806 (32.603083, -84.458190).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), of which 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (2.35%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 225
1920 323 43.6%
1930 341 5.6%
1940 326 −4.4%
1950 259 −20.6%
1960 226 −12.7%
1970 269 19.0%
1980 254 −5.6%
1990 182 −28.3%
2000 179 −1.6%
2010 177 −1.1%
Est. 2015 165 [4] −6.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 179 people, 69 households, and 46 families residing in the town. The population density was 71.9 people per square mile (27.8/km²). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 36.6 per square mile (14.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 38.55% White, 60.34% African American and 1.12% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 69 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,310. About 10.5% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 29.4% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.