Center Junction, Iowa

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Center Junction is a city in Jones County, Iowa, United States. The population was 131 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Center Junction is located at 42°6′59″N 91°5′17″W / 42.11639°N 91.08806°W / 42.11639; -91.08806Coordinates: 42°6′59″N 91°5′17″W / 42.11639°N 91.08806°W / 42.11639; -91.08806 (42.116326, -91.088070).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 131 people, 59 households, and 35 families residing in the city. The population density was 326.1 people per square mile (126.4/km²). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 161.8/sq mi (62.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.71% White, and 2.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 59 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.0% were non-families. 33.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,917, and the median income for a family was $41,750. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $20,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,476. There were no families and 5.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 17.4% of those over 64.


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