Golden, IL

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Population

642

0.156% decline

Median Age

49.4


Median Household Income

$48,393

9.05% growth

Poverty Rate

13.5%


Number of Employees

337

5.64% growth

Median Property Value

$83,100

10.2% growth

About

In 2017, Golden, IL had a population of 642 people with a median age of 49.4 and a median household income of $48,393. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Golden, IL declined from 643 to 642, a -0.156% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,375 to $48,393, a 9.05% increase.

The population of Golden, IL is 91% White Alone, 6.54% Two or More Races, and 2.49% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Golden, IL speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Golden, IL is $83,100, and the homeownership rate is 80.1%. Most people in Golden, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Golden, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Golden, IL employs 337 people. The largest industries in Golden, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (72 people), Manufacturing (36 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (33 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($58,214), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,250), and Transportation & Warehousing ($56,250).

Median household income in Golden, IL is $48,393. Males in Golden, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Golden, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,393

2017 value

± $5,551

9.05%

1 Year Growth

± 15.9%

Households in Golden, IL have a median annual income of $48,393, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,375 in 2016, which represents a 9.05% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Golden, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Golden, IL was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Golden, IL (80 out of 592 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 75+.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    80 ± 48

  2. Hispanic

    2 ± 55

  3. Black

    0 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Golden, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

337

2017 Value

± 76

5.64%

1 Year growth

± 30.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Golden, IL grew at a rate of 5.64%, from 319 employees to 337 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Golden, IL, are Sales & Related Occupations (34 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (34 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (33 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Golden, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Golden, IL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (34 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (34 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (33 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Golden, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (5.22 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.95 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Golden, IL, by median earnings, are Protective Service Occupations ($68,750), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($68,750), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,536).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

337

2017 Value

± 76

5.64%

1 Year growth

± 30.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Golden, IL grew at a rate of 5.64%, from 319 employees to 337 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Golden, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (72 people), Manufacturing (36 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (33 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Golden, IL, though some of these residents may live in Golden, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Golden, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (72 people), Manufacturing (36 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (33 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Golden, IL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.01 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.84 times), and Wholesale Trade (3.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Golden, IL, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($58,214), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,250), and Transportation & Warehousing ($56,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline ($75B) and Pharmaceuticals ($66.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.8% of the population of Golden, IL has health coverage, with 49.1% on employee plans, 11.1% on Medicaid, 18% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Golden, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Golden, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.15%

Uninsured

49.1%

Employer Coverage

11.1%

Medicaid

18%

Medicare

14.6%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Golden, IL declined by 24.4% from 9.47% to 7.15%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Golden, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Golden, IL is home to a population of 642 people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, 0% of Golden, IL residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Golden, IL is composed of 584 White Alone residents (91%), 42 Two or More Races residents (6.54%), 16 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.49%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Golden, IL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Golden, IL was 49.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Golden, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Golden, IL residents was 47.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0 people

0%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

0 people

As of 2017, 0% of Golden, IL residents (0 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Golden, IL was 0%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Illinois residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Golden, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Golden, IL was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    584 ± 100

  2. Two or More Races

    42 ± 34.8

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    16 ± 37.7

In 2017, there were 13.9 times more White Alone residents (584 people) in Golden, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42 Two or More Races and 16 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Golden, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Golden, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Golden, IL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Golden, IL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. World War II

    8 ± 11

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    7 ± 13

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    4 ± 12

Golden, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in World War II, 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Golden, IL was $83,100 in 2017, which is 0.382 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $75,400 to $83,100, a 10.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Golden, IL is 80.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Golden, IL have an average commute time of 25.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Golden, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$48,393

Median Household Income

± $5,551

271

Number of Households

± 52

In 2017, the median household income of the 271 households in Golden, IL grew to $48,393 from the previous year's value of $44,375.

The following chart displays the households in Golden, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$83,100

2017 Median

± $8,858

$75,400

2016 Median

± $12,404

In 2017, the median property value in Golden, IL grew to to $83,100 from the previous year's value of $75,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Golden, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Golden, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Golden, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Golden, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

80.1%

2017 Homeownership

77.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.1% of the housing units in Golden, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Golden, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Golden, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Golden, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Golden, IL have a longer commute time (25.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.24% of the workforce in Golden, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.1%

  2. Carpooled

    7.23%

  3. Walked

    5.72%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Golden, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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