Golden Gate, IL 62843 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62843: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Golden Gate, IL 62843

Not Acceptable, USPS
Goldengate, IL 62843

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 46
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.362, Longitude -88.204
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Golden Gate, IL 62843 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 88
Daytime Population: Workers 7
Daytime Population: Residents 60
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 67
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 88
Population in Familes 72
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $38,987
Average Household Income $55,611
Per Capita Income $27,806


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $69,737
Average Home Value $95,270


Total Households 44
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.81% 0.23%
Households 0.98% 0.0%
Families 0.49% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Golden Gate, IL 62843 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62843 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1338 3rd
Population Density # 1353 2nd
Diversity Index # 535 61st
Median Household Income # 1264 8th
Per Capita Income # 673 51st

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