Golconda, Illinois Population 2022

622
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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.

Golconda Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Golcondawas:

  • White: 98.06%
  • Black or African American: 1.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Golconda, Illinois is 622 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 630.

Golconda, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,11498.06%
Black or African American151.32%
Two or More Races70.62%
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Golconda Population by Race

Golconda Population Pyramid 2022

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Golconda Median Age

56.7


Total

58.2


Male

50.1


Female

Golconda Adults

There are 1,000 adults, (179 of whom are seniors) in Golconda.

Golconda Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Golconda Sex Ratio

Female

523

46.04%

Male

613

53.96%

Golconda Population by Age

Golconda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Golconda Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.1%35.9%
All47.5%52.5%
Female46.1%53.9%
Non Family36.5%63.5%
Male0%0%

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Golconda Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4172.4647.5
Married1173.0364.1
Male00
Female1413.6346.1
Non Family1591.0136.5

2.41

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Golconda Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade373.95%
9th to 12th Grade667.04%
High School Graduate53256.78%
Some College18920.17%
Associates Degree282.99%
Bachelors Degree778.22%
Graduate Degree80.85%
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Golconda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Golconda Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White91280985
Black1515
2+ Races77
Hispanic33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.32%.

Golconda Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,000$$25,800
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$$
High School Graduate$$8,382$
Some College$26,515$$
Bachelors Degree$56,031$$56,313
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,000

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$25,800

Average Female

Golconda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Golconda Language by Age

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Golconda Language

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.

Golconda Language

Golconda Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1515100.00%
Hispanic201785.00%
White1,06052049.06%
OtherNaN%

50.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

56.43%

Male Poverty Rate

42.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Golconda

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%.

Golconda Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade71.13%
High School65.75%
Some College23.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.53%

Golconda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.10%
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed8.13%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Golconda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Golconda Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,953$37,140
Families$35,625$37,414
Married Families$47,269-
Non Families-$36,067
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Income by Household Type

Golconda Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Golconda Married by Age and Sex

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Golconda Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Golconda Marital Status by Race

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Golconda Marital Status

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72

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War5
Vietnam25
Korea3
World War II

Golconda Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 544
55 to 6420
65 to 7422
75+26

Golconda Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White656.65%
2+ Races7100.00%
Hispanic315.00%

Golconda Veterans by Race

Golconda Veterans by Education

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5.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Golconda Veterans by Education

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31.4%

Labor Force Participation

28.2%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Golconda Employment by Age

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Golconda Employment by Race

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Golconda Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.46%

Born in Golconda

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Golconda Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20106680.00%
2011664-4-0.60%
2012660-4-0.60%
2013656-4-0.61%
2014652-4-0.61%
2015648-4-0.61%
2016644-4-0.62%
2017640-4-0.62%
2018636-4-0.62%
2019632-4-0.63%
2020630-2-0.32%
2021626-4-0.63%
2022622-4-0.64%

Golconda Population by Year