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Community Profile

General Information
 Population:  20,059 (2007 Census Estimate)
 Date Founded:  1859
 Miles of Street:  87.4
 Form of Government:  Commission/Manager
 Full Time Employees:  171
   
Climate
 January  27 Degrees Avg. Daily Temperature
 April  55 Degrees Avg. Daily Temperature
 July  80 Degrees Avg. Daily Temperature
 October  59 Degrees Avg. Daily Temperature
 Avg. Annual Precipitation:  33 inches
 Avg. Annual Snowfall:  20 inches


Recreation and Culture
 Number of Parks:  18
 Community Centers:
 1
 Library:  Dorothy Bramlage Library
 Number of Volumes:  47,672
   
Fire Protection
 Number of Stations:  2
 Number of Firefighters:  47
   
Police Protection
 Number of Stations:  1
 Number of Police Officers:  47
   
Education
 Education:  U.S.D. #475
 Attendance Centers:  18
 Number of Students:  6,490
 Parochial Schools:   3
Number of Students: 285
 
 
Air
 Distance to nearest public airport:  1 mile
 Distance to nearest commercial airport:   14 miles (Manhattan Regional Airport)


Major Manufacturers/Products/Average Employment
 Foot Locker Inc - Distribution Warehouse  850
 ConAgra - Meat Processing  525
 Geary Community Hospital - Hospital  467
 Millennium Rail - Refurbish railcars  92
 Junction City Wire Harness - Manufacturer  72
 Sprint Communications - Telecommunications  50
 Junction City Distributing-Coors Distributor  31
 Penn Industries - Commercial Laundry Service  28
 Horizon's Inc Custom - Recreational Vehicles  26