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People

Total Population 681
Male Share of the Population 42.1%
Female Share of the Population 57.9%
Senior Citizens 18.2%
Employed Population 16+ 323
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,679
% Above Poverty Level 88.6%
% Below Poverty Level 11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.8%
Median Gross Rent $433
Median House Value $80,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 5%

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

Golden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 75 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 62339
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.109
Longitude -91.017

Golden 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 GOLDEN
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station QUINCY BALDWIN AP
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station HANNIBAL WATER WORKS
Distance 32.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Augusta 573 $60,114
Bowen 458 $60,250
Camp Point 1,150 $49,792
Clayton 613 $38,125
Coatsburg 164 $48,750
Columbus 80 $43,250

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

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