Golden City, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 756 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.5%
 
Males: 329  (43.6%)
Females: 427  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 64748.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,452 (it was $21,793 in 2000)
Golden City:

$23,452
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,857 (it was $11,192 in 2000)

Golden City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $44,627 (it was $39,300 in 2000)
Golden City:

$44,627
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $62,242; Detached houses: $49,004; Mobile homes: $137,104

Median gross rent in 2013: $429.

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  • Races in Golden City, MO (2010)

    Golden City races chart
    • 73095.4%White alone
    • 131.7%American Indian alone
    • 111.4%Hispanic
    • 81.0%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

Races in Golden City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Golden City: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (24.0%), German (19.0%), Irish (11.2%), English (6.6%), French (3.6%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 1060 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 736 people per square mile   (low).

Golden City,MO real estate house value index trend

Golden City, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Golden City:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Golden City city:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Golden City, Missouri as of August 02, 2015.
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 2013: $415 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $337 (0.8%)

Golden City satellite photo by USGS

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

Golden City household income distribution Golden City home values distribution

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 (2,310.2 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 (1,408.5 per 100,000)
  • 27 thefts (2,925.2 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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +91 (+11.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)

Work and jobs in Golden City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Golden City, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Golden City-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 69% 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 near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.7 miles away from Golden City center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 242.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 186.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 251.3 miles away from Golden City center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 346.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Golden City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Golden City:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LOCKWOOD, MO)
  • DADE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LOCKWOOD, MO)
  • BARTON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LAMAR, MO)
  • CHASTAIN'S OF LAMAR INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LAMAR, MO)
  • BARTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; LAMAR, MO)
  • DADE COUNTY NURSING HOME DISTRICT (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GREENFIELD, 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: 4,456)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 34 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 41 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Crowder College (about 43 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Drury University (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 47 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)

Public high school in Golden City:

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 95.9. This is worse than average.

City:

95.9
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.49. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.49
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 40.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Golden City and their reported violations in the past:

GOLDEN CITY (Population served: 764, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In MAY-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.7%
(36.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% 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
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.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Missouri average:

11.0

Golden City travel time to work - commute Golden City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,49729
Mainline Protestant1,7927
Catholic2251
Other1352
None5,753-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Barton 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.
State:

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

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Barton County:

29.2%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,621$31,4520$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,993$35,9160$0
Firefighters 0$0 16$482
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$1,180
Health 0$0 4$518
Sewerage 2$1,913$11,4781$447
Water Supply 2$1,913$11,4781$447
Totals for Government 6$9,440$18,88025$3,074

5.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jasper County, MO  1.36% ($22,797 average AGI)
from Crawford County, KS  0.69% ($23,100)
from Vernon County, MO  0.53% ($26,174)


6.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jasper County, MO  1.34% ($22,339 average AGI)
to Crawford County, KS  0.71% ($26,065)
to Greene County, MO  0.48% ($17,286)

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 persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 6,234Total average daily traffic
  • 683Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,778Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

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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