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Carl Junction, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Carl Junction had a population of 8,062 as of July 1, 2018. Carl Junction ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Carl Junction is located at latitude 37.164 and longitude -94.5421 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carl Junction (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 892 feet.

The City of Carl Junction (GNIS ID: 2393742) 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 Carl Junction is located within Township of Twin Groves, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jasper County.

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Carl Junction, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,062
Population in Households 8,037
Population in Familes 7,004
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 1,472
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $57,331
Average Household Income $76,587
Per Capita Income $27,103


Total Housing Units 2,998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,189 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 634 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $154,308
Average Home Value $198,516


Total Households 2,824
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 2,184
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.97% 1.04%
Households 0.93% 1.01%
Families 0.71% 0.97%
Median Household Income   3.77%
Per Capita Income   3.82%

Carl Junction, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carl Junction to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 108 90th
Population Density # 174 83rd
Diversity Index # 270 74th
Median Household Income # 217 79th
Per Capita Income # 278 73rd

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