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The Village of Golden Gate had a population of 74 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Golden Gate: Goldengate.

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


Total Population 74
Population in Households 74
Population in Familes 61
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 975
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $38,573
Average Household Income $53,414
Per Capita Income $24,517


Total Housing Units 45 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $70,588
Average Home Value $100,000


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 25
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 1.03% 0.53%
Households 1.03% 0.53%
Families 4.79% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

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, 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 # 1338 2nd
Population Density # 761 45th
Diversity Index # 494 64th
Median Household Income # 1246 9th
Per Capita Income # 987 28th

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