|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Golconda is 648. Golconda, Illinois is the 12,118th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Golconda was in 1990, when its population was 823. In 1990, Golconda was the 10,682nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,118th largest city in the US. Golconda is currently 21.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Golconda has shrunk 10.4% since the year 2000. Golconda, Illinois's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12113||Derby Center, Vermont||649||-2.2%|
|12120||Berlin Heights, Ohio||647||-5.4%|
|12123||Oriskany Falls, New York||647||-7.1%|
|12124||St. Charles, Iowa||647||0.4%|
The total voting age population of Golconda, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 720. The voting age population is 52.1% male and 47.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.3% of the residents of Golconda are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Golconda are 96.6% White, 1.9% Black and 1.5% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Golconda, 35.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.1%. On a per-household basis, 23.2% of families are below the poverty line in Golconda.
Among those aged 16 and older, 30.6% of Golconda residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 72.6% of Golconda residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.5% have a bachelor's degree and 2.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Golconda residents aged 5 and older, 1.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Golconda is 16.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Golconda, 30.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Golconda is $26,736.
In Golconda, 52.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.8% of housing units in Golconda.
Of all the housing units in Golconda, 38.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Golconda, 5.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Golconda is $282.
In Golconda, 56.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.