Golden, Illinois Population 2022

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Golden is a city located in Adams County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 648, it is the 812th largest city in Illinois and the 17583rd largest city in the United States. Golden is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 689 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Golden has a population density of 1,009 people per square mile.

The average household income in Golden is $56,914 with a poverty rate of 14.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $537 per month, and the median house value is $93,100. The median age in Golden is 48.1 years, 46.3 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.

Golden Demographics

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

  • White: 96.95%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Golden, Illinois is 648 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 689.

Golden, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Golden Population by Race

Golden Population Pyramid 2022

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Golden Median Age

46.8


Total

30.8


Male

51.5


Female

Golden Adults

There are 528 adults, (185 of whom are seniors) in Golden.

Golden Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

53.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Golden Sex Ratio

Female

342

49.64%

Male

347

50.36%

Golden Population by Age

Golden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Golden Household Types

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Golden Households and Families

2.82

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Golden Households by Type

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Golden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Golden Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.57%.

Golden Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,250

Average Earnings

$45,357

Average Male

$29,773

Average Female

Golden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Golden Language by Age

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Golden Language

99.36% of Golden residents speak only English, while 0.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Golden Language

Golden Poverty by Race

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14.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.35%

Male Poverty Rate

18.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Golden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Golden is White, with 14.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Golden is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.13%.

Golden Poverty

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Golden Poverty Rate by Education

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Golden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Golden Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Golden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Golden Married by Age and Sex

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Golden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Golden Marital Status by Race

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Golden Marital Status

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54

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Golden Veterans by War

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Golden Veterans by Age

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Golden Veterans by Race

Golden Veterans by Education

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15.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Golden Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Golden Employment by Age

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Golden Employment by Race

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Golden 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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84.33%

Born in Golden

99.85%

Native Born

0.15%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.85% of Golden residents were born in the United States, with 84.33% having been born in Illinois. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Golden Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Golden Population by Year