Junction City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 5,842 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Junction City is the 76th largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Junction City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Junction City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Junction City who work in office and administrative support (20.83%), management occupations (8.74%), and personal care services (8.05%).
Being a small city, Junction City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Junction City with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.15% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Junction City in 2010 was $20,170, which is lower middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,680 for a family of four. However, Junction City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Junction City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Junction City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Junction City include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Junction City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.