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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Goldenwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Golden
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.