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The City of Grand Junction had a population of 829 as of July 1, 2016. Grand Junction ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grand Junction is located at latitude 42.033 and longitude -94.237 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grand Junction (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The City of Grand Junction (GNIS ID: 2394949) 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 City of Grand Junction is located within Township of Junction, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grand Junction population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Grand Junction, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 829
Population in Households 829
Population in Familes 637
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 857
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 330
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 197
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $60,671
Average Home Value $75,858


Median Household Income $40,953
Average Household Income $52,601
Per Capita Income $20,891
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.1%
Households 0.05% 0.06%
Families -0.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Grand Junction, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Junction to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 348 66th
Population Density1 # 392 61st
Diversity Index2 # 219 78th
Median Household Income # 913 10th
Per Capita Income # 965 4th

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