Golconda is a city located in Pope County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Pope County. With a 2020 population of 622, it is the 826th largest city in Illinois and the 17826th largest city in the United States. Golconda is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -1.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 630 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Golconda has a population density of 1,267 people per square mile.
The average household income in Golconda is $37,407 with a poverty rate of 50.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $307 per month, and the median house value is $102,900. The median age in Golconda is 51.6 years, 51.2 years for males, and 55.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Golcondawas:
99.55% of Golconda residents speak only English, while 0.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Golconda is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Golconda is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 73.44%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Golconda
99.47% of Golconda residents were born in the United States, with 66.46% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.