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Golden City, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Golden City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Barton County at latitude 37.3936 and longitude -94.095. Barton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,063 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Golden City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Golden City, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Golden City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Golden City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Golden City, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 753
Population in Households 747
Population in Familes 579
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 728
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 321
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 193
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 225 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $45,565
Average Home Value $54,425


Median Household Income $28,607
Average Household Income $36,861
Per Capita Income $15,966
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.37% -0.43%
Households -0.29% -0.31%
Families -0.48% -0.52%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Golden City, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden City to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 421 59th
Population Density1 # 564 45th
Diversity Index2 # 473 54th
Median Household Income # 924 11th
Per Capita Income # 904 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.