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Population in 2012: 760 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 

Males: 368  (48.6%)
Females: 392  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64748.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,132 (it was $21,793 in 2000)
Golden City:

$26,132
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,095

Golden City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,773 (it was $39,300 in 2000)
Golden City:

$40,773
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $59,496; Detached houses: $50,449; Mobile homes: $139,348

Median gross rent in 2012: $400.

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Golden City races chart
  • White alone - 730 (95.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Golden City: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Golden City, Missouri on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Golden City is mentioned 11 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: United States (27.1%), German (19.3%), Irish (11.2%), English (5.9%), French (3.1%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 1060 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 740 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Golden City:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Golden City city:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

8 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Golden City, Missouri as of July 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Golden City to the number of sex offenders is 127 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $398 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $256 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (46.5 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (119.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (352.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lockwood, MO (2.8 miles ), Lamar, MO (3.5 miles ), Jasper, MO (3.5 miles ), Lamar Heights, MO (3.6 miles ), Milford, MO (3.7 miles) , Greenfield, MO (3.7 miles ), Avilla, MO (3.7 miles) , South Greenfield, MO (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 37.39 N, Longitude: 94.09 W

Area code: 417

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Crime rates in Golden City (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (110.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 assaults (660.1 per 100,000)
  • 9 burglaries (990.1 per 100,000)
  • 21 thefts (2310.2 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (110.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 406.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Crime rates in Golden City (2004):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 13 burglaries (1408.5 per 100,000)
  • 27 thefts (2925.2 per 100,000)
  • 2 auto thefts (216.7 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 242.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
Missouri average:

2.30

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +91 (+11.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Woodworkers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Golden City-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Golden City city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 tornado 27.2 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Golden City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from Golden City center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barton County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Golden City:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LOCKWOOD, MO)
  • DADE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; LOCKWOOD, MO)
  • BARTON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LAMAR, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Golden City, MO

Airports located in Golden City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Golden City:

  • Missouri Southern State University (about 29 miles; Joplin, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,115)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 34 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 41 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,210)
  • Crowder College (about 43 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)
  • Drury University (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)
  • Missouri State University (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)

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Public elementary/middle school in Golden City:

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Notable location: Golden City Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Missouri State - Golden City- Maintenance Buildings- Missouri Department Of Transportation M (408 Vine Street).

 
Barton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.7
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Golden City that have no violations reported:

  • GOLDEN CITY (Address: PO BOX 127, Population served: 794, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.8%
(30.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 40.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.6%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Golden City, MO

6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Golden City compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Golden City (2011 data):

  • Metropolitan National Bank: Golden City Branch at 523 Main Street, branch established on 1985/09/09. Info updated 2009/06/09: Bank assets: $472.7 mil, Deposits: $388.8 mil, headquarters in Springfield, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Marshfield Investment Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan And Trust

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Golden City city (based on Barton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.08%
Here51.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsCatholic Church
Adherents33.4%21.9%21.9%5.0%3.2%
Congregations26.3%7.9%15.8%7.9%2.6%
NameAssemblies of God Inc. Apostolic Christian Church of AmericaChurches of ChristMennonite; Other GroupsOther
Adherents3.2%2.0%1.7%1.5%6.1%
Congregations5.3%2.6%2.6%2.6%26.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Barton County:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Barton County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.0%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.2%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Barton County:

20.0%
Missouri:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,191$26,2920$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,505$30,0600$0
Firefighters 0$0 20$260
Streets and Highways 1$2,284$27,4081$796
Health 0$0 5$638
Totals for Government 3$6,980$27,92026$1,694


6.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,614 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Missouri average:

7.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jasper County, MO  1.24% ($31,375 average AGI)
from Vernon County, MO  0.64% ($25,552)
from Crawford County, KS  0.58% ($24,115)


7.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.27%
Missouri average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jasper County, MO  1.56% ($23,465 average AGI)
to Crawford County, KS  0.75% ($23,706)
to Greene County, MO  0.53% ($22,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Golden City:

  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KSGF (1260 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLFJ (1550 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: 127, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Golden City:

  • KHST (101.7 FM; LAMAR, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRLK (107.7 FM; STOCKTON, MO; Owner: KRLK RADIO, INC.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZRQ (104.1 FM; ASH GROVE, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHTO (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, MO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOSP (105.1 FM; WILLARD, MO; Owner: MW SPRINGMO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Golden City:

  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

Golden City fatal accident list:

Apr 24, 1995 10:20 PM, 37, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,234
Total average daily truck traffic: 683
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 10,778


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0PBH, Licensee ID: L00791958
    Grant Date: 07/13/2004, Expiration Date: 09/20/2014
    Registrant: Andrew M Janes, 793 Se 70th Lane, Golden City, MO 64748
  • Call Sign: KM0B, Licensee ID: L00420833
    Grant Date: 12/29/2005, Expiration Date: 03/19/2016, Certifier: Jules E Hollingshead
    Registrant: Jules E Hollingshead, 1303 Walnut, Golden City, MO 64748-8117
  • Call Sign: N0UDQ, Licensee ID: L00528782
    Grant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 09/15/2022, Certifier: Wayne L Yardley
    Registrant: Wayne L Yardley, Golden City, MO 64748
  • Call Sign: N0YKT, Licensee ID: L00741547
    Grant Date: 09/11/2003, Expiration Date: 09/07/2013
    Registrant: Tyleen E Uhlman, Golden City, MO 64748


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


Most common first names in Golden City, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1777.1 years
Mary1782.5 years
John1582.7 years
George1278.4 years
Charles973.9 years
James871.4 years
Carl777.8 years
Robert768.4 years
Edith784.1 years
Roy777.4 years
Most common last names in Golden City, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cook1078.3 years
Mcdonald877.9 years
Jones877.1 years
Duncan783.9 years
Tucker784.3 years
Tubaugh781.7 years
West679.0 years
Moore672.3 years
Gillen678.5 years
Obrien678.1 years
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