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Golden, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Golden had a population of 680 as of July 1, 2019. Golden ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Golden is located at latitude 40.1092 and longitude -91.0176 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Golden encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 715 feet.

The Village of Golden (GNIS ID: 2398172) 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 is located within Township of Northeast, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Golden: Keokuk Junction, Labuda.

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Golden, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Golden, IL Housing Affordability Index is 198
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Golden, IL Wealth Index is 96
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 680
Population in Households 665
Population in Families 568
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density 1,058
Diversity Index1 4
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,137
Average Household Income $79,218
Per Capita Income $30,998
Wealth Index3 96

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 242 (84.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $147,778
Housing Affordability Index2 198
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 270
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 191
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.59% 0.18%
Households 0.71% 0.15%
Families 1.33% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.03%
Per Capita Income   4.4%

Golden, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 816 40th
Population Density # 703 49th
Diversity Index # 1301 6th
Median Household Income # 702 49th
Per Capita Income # 557 59th

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