Also See: Golconda, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Golconda had a population of 649 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Golconda is located at latitude 37.3673 and longitude -88.4864 in Pope County. The formal boundaries for the City of Golconda encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pope County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 354 feet.
The City of Golconda (GNIS ID: 2394922) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Golconda: Sarahsville.
|Total Population||649 (100%)|
|Population in Households||632 (97.4%)|
|Population in Families||455 (70.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||17 ( 2.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$27,877|
|Average Household Income||$41,213|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,672|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||411 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||250 (60.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||70 (17.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||91 (22.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$69,355|
|Average Home Value||$83,300|
|Housing Affordability Index3||249|
|Average Household Size||1.98|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.59%|
|Per Capita Income||2.57%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.0%|
The table below compares Golconda to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 838||39th|
|Population Density||# 540||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 1356||1st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 789||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1311||4th|
|Diversity Index||# 881||37th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.