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Center Junction, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Center Junction (historical) had a population of 112 as of July 1, 2017. Center Junction ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Center Junction is located at latitude 42.1158 and longitude -91.0904 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the City of Center Junction (historical) (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jones County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 906 feet.

The City of Center Junction (historical) (GNIS ID: 2783850) 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 "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Center Junction (historical) is located within Township of Madison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jones County.

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

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


Total Population 112
Daytime Population: Workers 29
Daytime Population: Residents 47
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 76
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 112
Population in Familes 93
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 201
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $57,218
Average Household Income $68,515
Per Capita Income $29,343


Total Housing Units 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $182,738


Total Households 54
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 0.12% 0.0%
Households 0.26% 0.0%
Families 1.17% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Center Junction, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Center Junction to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 846 17th
Population Density # 872 14th
Diversity Index # 718 28th
Median Household Income # 338 67th
Per Capita Income # 343 66th

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