Golconda, Illinois Population 2024

631

Golconda is a city located in Pope County Illinois. Golconda has a 2024 population of 631. It is also the county seat of Pope County.Golconda is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 634 in 2020.

The average household income in Golconda is $53,544 with a poverty rate of 36.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Golconda is 57 years, 58.1 years for males, and 50.8 years for females.

Golconda Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Golconda was:

  • White: 86.31%
  • Black or African American: 7.58%
  • Two or more races: 5.38%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,284.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.47% (-3)
The current population of Golconda, Illinois is 631 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 634.

Golconda, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White70686.31%
Black or African American627.58%
Two or more races445.38%
Other race40.49%
Native American20.24%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Golconda Population by Race

Golconda Population Pyramid 2024

Golconda Median Age

57

Total

58.1

Male

50.8

Female

Golconda Adults

There are 703 adults, (177 of whom are seniors) in Golconda.

Golconda Age Dependency

55.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Golconda Sex Ratio

Female31838.88%
Male50061.12%

Golconda Population by Age

Golconda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2782.6253.246.8
Non Family1381.0235.564.5
Married803.568515
Female544.7646.353.7
Male67.51000
showing: 5 rows

3.39

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

53.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Golconda Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Golconda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Golconda Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 62.5%.

Golconda Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,839

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$27,589

Average Female

Golconda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Golconda Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Golconda Language

98.47% of Golconda residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Golconda Language

Golconda Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White66924636.77%
Multiple442250%
Black621727.42%
Native22100%
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36.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.85%

Male Poverty Rate

33.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Golconda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Golconda is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Golconda is Black, with 27.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.13%.

Golconda Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School50.57%
Less Than 9th Grade40%
Some College13.39%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%
showing: 4 rows

Golconda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.59%
Female Employed5.88%
Male Employed1.02%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Golconda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Golconda Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Golconda Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Golconda Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Golconda Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

70

Number of Veterans

70

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Golconda Veterans by War

count

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Golconda Veterans by Age

count

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Golconda Veterans by Race

Golconda Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Golconda Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

28.4%

Labor Force Participation

23.6%

Employment Rate

17%

Unemployment Rate

Golconda Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Golconda Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Golconda Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.8%

Born in Golconda

99.63%

Native Born

0.37%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.63% of Golconda residents were born in the United States, with 69.8% having been born in Illinois. 0.37% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029626-1-0.16%
2028627-1-0.16%
2027628-1-0.16%
2026629-1-0.16%
2025630-1-0.16%
2024631-1-0.16%
2023632-1-0.16%
2022633-1-0.16%
2021634
202063460.96%
2019628-3-0.48%
2018631-4-0.63%
201763510.16%
2016634-13-2.01%
2015647-5-0.77%
2014652-7-1.06%
2013659
2012659-6-0.9%
2011665-5-0.75%
2010670
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Golconda Population by Year