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People

Total Population 770
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 27.8%
Employed Population 16+ 245
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 29.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,000
% Above Poverty Level 68.7%
% Below Poverty Level 31.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation 4.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 49.1%
Median Gross Rent $375
Median House Value $71,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21%
US/American 0%
English 13.6%
Irish 10.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Golconda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles SW of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles NW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Pope
Standard Zip Codes 62938
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.367
Longitude -88.486

Golconda Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ROSICLARE 5 NW
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 42 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station DIXON SPRINGS AGR CENTER
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Station SMITHLAND LOCK & DAM
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 47 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Golconda, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brownfield (62938)

Rosebud (62938)

Temple Hill (62938)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brookport 883 $46,250
Eddyville 63 $0
Elizabethtown 256 $63,333

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Golconda Public Libraries

Library
Golconda P.l.
"PO BOX 523, MAIN AND ADAMS ST."
Golconda, Illinois
(618) 683-6531

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Golconda High Schools

POPE CO HIGH SCHOOL
RT 2 BOX 22
618-683-3071
Serves 188 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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