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Junction, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Junction had a population of 126 as of July 1, 2017. Junction ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Junction is located at latitude 37.722 and longitude -88.2424 in Gallatin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Junction (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gallatin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 367 feet.

The Village of Junction (GNIS ID: 2398314) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Junction is located within Township of Gold Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gallatin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Junction population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Junction: Cypress Junction.

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Junction, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 126
Daytime Population: Workers 9
Daytime Population: Residents 80
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 89
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 122
Population in Familes 95
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $41,392
Average Household Income $53,858
Per Capita Income $23,775


Total Housing Units 69 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $55,769
Average Home Value $69,186


Total Households 59
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.81%
Households -0.23% -0.69%
Families 0.38% -0.55%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Junction, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Junction to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1285 6th
Population Density # 1316 4th
Diversity Index # 583 58th
Median Household Income # 1132 17th
Per Capita Income # 976 29th

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