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Golf, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Golf had a population of 640 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

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Golf, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 640
Population in Households 637
Population in Familes 574
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,427
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $117,566
Average Household Income $164,808
Per Capita Income $60,824


Total Housing Units 201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 1.0%)
Median Home Value $668,478
Average Home Value $730,906


Total Households 199
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 4
  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 3.04% 2.64%
Households 2.99% 2.76%
Families 1.83% 2.64%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.3%

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, 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 # 845 38th
Population Density # 506 63rd
Diversity Index # 376 73rd
Median Household Income # 39 97th
Per Capita Income # 36 97th

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