|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Golden is 640. Golden, Illinois is the 12,170th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Golden was in 2020, when its population was 646. In 2020, Golden was the 12,124th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,170th largest city in the US. Golden is currently 0.9% smaller than it was in 2020.
Golden has grown 1.7% since the 2000. Golden, Illinois is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 71% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|12166||Green Mountain Falls, Colorado||641||-11.3%|
|12169||Westover Hills, Texas||641||-6.4%|
|12173||Mott, North Dakota||640||-20.0%|
|12174||Scranton, South Carolina||640||-34.2%|
|12175||Tuxedo Park, New York||640||-12.4%|
The total voting age population of Golden, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 476. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.1% of the residents of Golden are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Golden are 94.5% White and 5.5% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Golden, 14.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.8%. On a per-household basis, 12.1% of families are below the poverty line in Golden.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.8% of Golden residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.5% of Golden residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Golden residents aged 5 and older, 1.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Golden is 2.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Golden, 13.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Golden is $51,000.
In Golden, 84.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 15.6% of housing units in Golden.
Of all the housing units in Golden, 52.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Golden, 1.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Golden is $467.
In Golden, 74.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.