Junction City, Washington

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Junction City, Washington
Census-designated place
Location of Junction City, Washington
Location of Junction City, Washington
Coordinates: 46°58′22″N 123°46′22″W / 46.97278°N 123.77278°W / 46.97278; -123.77278Coordinates: 46°58′22″N 123°46′22″W / 46.97278°N 123.77278°W / 46.97278; -123.77278
Country United States
State Washington
County Grays Harbor
Area
 • Total 1.61 sq mi (4.16 km2)
 • Land 1.42 sq mi (3.67 km2)
 • Water 0.19 sq mi (0.50 km2)
Elevation 30 ft (9 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 18
 • Density 13/sq mi (4.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98520
Area code(s) 360
FIPS code 53-34470[1]
GNIS feature ID 1512338[2]

Junction City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. The population was 18 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Junction City is located in south-central Grays Harbor County at 46°58′22″N 123°46′22″W / 46.97278°N 123.77278°W / 46.97278; -123.77278 (46.972789, -123.772785).[4] It is bordered to the west by the city of Aberdeen and to the south by the city of Cosmopolis. The CDP is on low ground in the valley of the Chehalis River, between the Chehalis to the west and Elliott Slough to the northeast. U.S. Route 12 runs along the northern edge of the CDP, leading west into Aberdeen and east 18 miles (29 km) to Elma. Olympia is 49 miles (79 km) to the east of Junction City via U.S. 12 and State Route 8.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Junction City CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km2), of which 1.4 square miles (3.7 km2) are land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km2), or 11.92%, are water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 80
2010 18 −77.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 80 people, 36 households, and 23 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 45.9 people per square mile (17.8/km²). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 21.8/sq mi (8.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.00% White, 1.25% from other races, and 3.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population.

There were 36 households out of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 16.3% under the age of 18, 1.3% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 31.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 142.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 148.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,292, and the median income for a family was $37,813. Males had a median income of $29,688 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,895. There were no families and 22.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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