California Junction, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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California Junction, Iowa - Basic Facts

The California Junction Census Designated Place had a population of 85 as of July 1, 2016. California Junction ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 California Junction is located at latitude 41.5602 and longitude -95.9948 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the California Junction Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,007 feet.

The California Junction Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583481) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The California Junction Census Designated Place is located within Township of Cincinnati, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with California 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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California Junction, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 85
Population in Households 85
Population in Familes 76
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 185
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 32
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 34 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $237,500
Average Home Value $252,586


Median Household Income $78,200
Average Household Income $80,161
Per Capita Income $29,680
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.63% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.

California Junction, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares California 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 # 893 11th
Population Density1 # 891 12th
Diversity Index2 # 862 15th
Median Household Income # 46 96th
Per Capita Income # 285 72nd

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