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Golf, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Golf had a population of 511 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Golf is located at latitude 42.0585 and longitude -87.7849 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Golf (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 636 feet.

The Village of Golf (GNIS ID: 2398174) 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 Village of Golf is located within Township of Niles, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Golf population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Golf, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 511
Population in Households 508
Population in Familes 454
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,140
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 158
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 118
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (89.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $588,235
Average Home Value $653,596


Median Household Income $107,056
Average Household Income $154,982
Per Capita Income $57,295
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.27%
Households 0.2% 0.25%
Families -1.54% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Golf, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golf to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 934 32nd
Population Density1 # 674 51st
Diversity Index2 # 379 72nd
Median Household Income # 45 97th
Per Capita Income # 35 98th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.