Golden, Illinois Population 2021

613
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Golden is a city located in Adams County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 613, it is the 805th largest city in Illinois and the 12446th largest city in the United States . Golden is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 644 in 2010. Golden reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Golden has a population density of 954 people per square mile.

The average household income in Golden is $56,914 with a poverty rate of 14.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $467 per month, and the median house value is $82,700. 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: 94.47%
  • Two or more races: 5.53%
  • 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 613 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 617.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 644.

Golden, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56494.47%
Two or More Races335.53%
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Golden Population by Race

Golden Population Pyramid $2021

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Golden Median Age

48.1


Total

46.3


Male

50.9


Female

Golden Adults

There are 476 adults, (144 of whom are seniors) in Golden.

Golden Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Golden Sex Ratio

Female

301

50.42%

Male

296

49.58%

Golden Population by Age

Golden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Golden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female60.5%39.5%
Non Family74.7%25.3%
All84.4%15.6%
Married98.2%1.8%
Male100%0%

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Golden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2562.1784.4
Married1122.6298.2
Non Family911.0574.7
Female383.2660.5
Male152.87100

2.58

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Golden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61.37%
9th to 12th Grade276.15%
High School Graduate17339.41%
Some College11325.74%
Associates Degree4810.93%
Bachelors Degree5011.39%
Graduate Degree225.01%
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Golden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Golden Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White42439372
2+ Races1313
Hispanic2

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 16.98%.

Golden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,000$41,429$27,885
Less Than 9th Grade$46,875$$
High School Graduate$40,667$49,375$8,958
Some College$29,271$30,625$29,000
Bachelors Degree$28,958$29,167$28,750
Graduate Degree$56,667$$56,250

$32,000

Average Earnings

$41,429

Average Male

$27,885

Average Female

Golden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Golden Language by Age

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Golden Language

98.40% of Golden residents speak only English, while 1.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Golden Language

Golden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5127815.23%
Hispanic22100.00%

14.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.14%

Male Poverty Rate

16.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Golden

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Golden is White, with 15.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.33%.

Golden Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.45%
High School19.39%
Some College5.84%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Golden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed14.65%
Male Employed6.58%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Golden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Golden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,000$56,914
Families$61,563$64,913
Married Families$76,000-
Non Families$29,063$37,022
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Income by Household Type

Golden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

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 55-64.

Golden Marital Status by Race

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Golden Marital Status

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51

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8
World War II7
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War6
Korea

Golden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5422
75+18
18 to 346
65 to 743
55 to 642

Golden Veterans by Age

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Golden Veterans by Race

Golden Veterans by Education

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13.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Golden Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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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83.92%

Born in Golden

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Golden residents were born in the United States, with 83.92% 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.

Golden Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021613-2-0.33%
2020615-2-0.32%
2019617-2-0.32%
2018619-7-1.12%
2017626-5-0.79%
2016631-3-0.47%
2015634-1-0.16%
2014635-2-0.31%
2013637-3-0.47%
20126400.00%
2011640-2-0.31%
20106420.00%

Golden Population by Year