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The City of Golden City had a population of 668 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Golden City is located at latitude 37.3936 and longitude -94.095 in Barton County. 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. Barton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,063 feet.

The City of Golden City (GNIS ID: 2394923) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Golden City is located within Township of Golden City, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Golden City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Golden City, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 668
Population in Households 662
Population in Familes 512
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 646
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 284
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $45,833
Average Home Value $73,485


Median Household Income $25,272
Average Household Income $33,584
Per Capita Income $14,556
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.15% -1.54%
Households -2.13% -1.45%
Families -2.33% -1.58%
Median Household Income   -0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
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, 2016 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 # 443 57th
Population Density1 # 612 41st
Diversity Index2 # 471 54th
Median Household Income # 1004 3rd
Per Capita Income # 988 4th

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