Golden City, Missouri

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Golden City, Missouri

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High Points

Golden City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Golden City Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Golden City Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Golden City Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Golden City, Missouri

Comparing Golden City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Racial Diversity 5 5
Age of the Population 5 6
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 5
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Affordability of Rents 9 8
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Housing Recently Built 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 2 2

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Golden City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles W of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles S of Kansas City, Missouri
County Barton
Standard Zip Codes 64748
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.393
Longitude -94.093

Golden City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Distance 33.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
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Golden City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 884 100%
Male 436 49.3%
Female 448 50.7%
Under 18 234 26.5%
18+ 650 73.5%
65+ 162 18.3%
Median Age 37.4
Average Family Size 3.08
White 849 96%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 17 1.9%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 13 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.1%

Estimated Golden City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 918
Growth 34
Growth % 3.8%

Golden City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 27.9%
German 20.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.6%
English 11%
Irish 8.4%
French (except Basque) 3%
Dutch 2.6%
Italian 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Swedish 1.1%
Polish 0.8%
Scottish 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
European 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Danish 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Golden City 884 $25,347
Avilla 137 $25,000
Greenfield 1,358 $28,594
Jasper 1,011 $31,667
Lamar 4,425 $38,007
Lockwood 989 $32,794
South Greenfield 136 $30,000
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Golden City High Schools (2004)

Serves 100 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.3

Golden City Colleges

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