Junction, Utah Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The city of Junction City, Utah was incorporated as a second class city on February 9, 1859. That same year, two women, E. S. Stover and F. N. Blake, opened a Sabbath school in the area. On July 4, 1859, the first officers of the city were elected, including the mayor, R. C. Whitney. On October 6, the United States Land office moved to the city. In late 1859, the town of Junction City was home to the first hotel.

The town boasted multiple railroad lines, including the Union Pacific and Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway. It also had an electric railway connecting it to Fort Riley, the largest military post in the United States. It was well-connected to I-70, resulting in five exits. The city has a great supply of affordable sites for development. It's also home to the 1st Infantry Division.

According to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 14.6% of the population of Junction City is Hispanic. Hispanics may be any race or ethnicity. This category includes the majority of non-whites, but also some Hispanics. In general, the population of Junction City is quite diverse. However, the town's school district broke records in 2009-2010.

By 1910, the city had a population of 7,407. The Great Depression hit the town hard, and its population decreased to just over 4,000. The city's economic growth began after the turn of the century, and substantial buildings were built. The city hall was built, costing $28,000 to build. Later, the city had a public opera house and an electric plant. The City Hall was completed in the fall of 1881, and was a major landmark.