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The Village of Golden Gate had a population of 66 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Golden Gate is located at latitude 38.3589 and longitude -88.2048 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Golden Gate (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 397 feet.

The Village of Golden Gate (GNIS ID: 2398173) 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 Golden Gate is located within Township of Leech, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Golden Gate: Goldengate.

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


Total Population 66
Population in Households 66
Population in Familes 54
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 870
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 33
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 43 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $69,231
Average Home Value $103,571


Median Household Income $40,000
Average Household Income $48,817
Per Capita Income $22,546
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.3%
Households -0.48% 0.0%
Families 4.21% -0.93%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Golden Gate, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden Gate 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 # 1343 2nd
Population Density1 # 847 38th
Diversity Index2 # 547 60th
Median Household Income # 1133 17th
Per Capita Income # 1004 27th

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