Junction is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,444 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Junction is the 541st largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Junction isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Junction are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Junction is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Junction who work in office and administrative support (13.44%), sales jobs (13.29%), and food service (10.02%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Junction has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Junction has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Junction than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Junction may be for you.
One of the benefits of Junction is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.83 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Junction does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Junction rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.97% of adults 25 and older in Junction have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Junction in 2010 was $20,834, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,336 for a family of four. However, Junction contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Junction is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Junction home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Junction residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Junction also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Junction include English, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.