Golden City, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Golden City, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Golden City had a population of 665 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

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Golden City, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 665
Population in Households 659
Population in Familes 506
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 643
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $25,741
Average Household Income $37,292
Per Capita Income $16,051


Total Housing Units 366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $54,018
Average Home Value $82,203


Total Households 283
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 169
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.68% -1.08%
Households -1.66% -1.08%
Families -1.84% -1.21%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

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, 2018 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 # 447 57th
Population Density # 609 41st
Diversity Index # 487 53rd
Median Household Income # 1008 2nd
Per Capita Income # 985 5th

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