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The City of Grand Junction had a population of 814 as of July 1, 2021. 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 42.0316 and longitude -94.2408 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grand Junction 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 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.

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Grand Junction, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 814 (100%)
Population in Households 814 (100.0%)
Population in Families 621 (76.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 842
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $44,472
Average Household Income $57,011
% of Income for Mortgage4 7%
Per Capita Income $22,850
Wealth Index5 47


Total HU (Housing Units) 394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $70,918
Average Home Value $80,921
Housing Affordability Index3 320


Total Households 327
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 193
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.11% -0.07%
Households -0.05% -0.12%
Families -0.27% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%

Grand Junction, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Junction to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 353 65th
Population Density # 386 62nd
Median Household Income # 957 5th
Housing Affordability Index # 876 87th
Per Capita Income # 970 4th
Diversity Index # 248 75th

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