Golconda, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 726. Estimated population in 2021: 668 (-8.0% change)
Males: 317 (43.7%), Females: 409 (56.3%)

Pope County

Zip code: 62938

Median resident age: 45.2 years
Median household income: $19,000
Median house value: $45,500

Races in Golconda:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (25.8%), Irish (13.8%), English (13.4%), United States (7.4%), Dutch (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%).

Elevation: 352 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Golconda

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Golconda city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 21.2%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -96 (-11.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Golconda:

  • HARDIN COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; ROSICLARE, IL)
  • LIVINGSTON HOSP AND HEALTHCARE SER INC (about 18 miles; SALEM, KY)
  • MASSAC MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; METROPOLIS, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Golconda:

  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 29 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 45 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 60 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Golconda:

  • METROPOLIS MUNI (about 23 miles; METROPOLIS, IL; Abbreviation: M30)
  • MARION-CRITTENDEN COUNTY (about 27 miles; MARION, KY; Abbreviation: 5M9)
  • WEST KENTUCKY AIRPARK (about 28 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: FIO)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Golconda:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 50 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 55 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 72 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 77 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 78 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,440)
Public high school in Golconda:

  • POPE CO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 188; Location: RT 2 BOX 22; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Golconda:

  • POPE COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 394; Location: RT 2 BOX 22; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Golconda:

  • GOLCONDA P.L. (Operating income: $10,831; Location: MAIN AND ADAMS; 19,076 books; 48 audio materials; 129 video materials; 26 serial subscriptions)

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