Golden, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 617 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 303  (49.2%)
Females: 314  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

48.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 62339.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,631 (it was $34,333 in 2000)
Golden:

$53,631
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,090 (it was $16,518 in 2000)

Golden village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,594 (it was $49,400 in 2000)
Golden:

$79,594
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $96,871; detached houses: $95,689

Median gross rent in 2019: $525.

March 2019 cost of living index in Golden: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.6%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Golden, IL (2019)
    • 55293.2%White alone
    • 355.9%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: German (45.6%), American (18.9%), French (5.8%), Scottish (5.3%), Irish (5.0%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/26/1880

Elevation: 715 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 982 people per square mile   (low).

Golden, Illinois map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,218 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $741 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (76.0 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (110.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (211.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

La Prairie, IL (1.7 miles),
Camp Point, IL (2.3 miles ),
Clayton, IL (2.5 miles ),
Bowen, IL (3.0 miles ),
Augusta, IL (3.0 miles ),
Coatsburg, IL (3.0 miles ),
Mound Station, IL (3.2 miles),
Columbus, IL (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 40.11 N, Longitude: 91.02 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Golden, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Golden, IL in 2019
Golden satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Illinois:

6.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in Golden, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.9%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Food (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (12.4%)
  • Truck transportation (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.1%)
  • Food (8.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (17.8%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Golden, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Food processing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.6%)
  • Food processing workers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.4%)

Average climate in Golden, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.40. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.40
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Golden-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Golden village center .

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.0 miles away from the village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Golden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 210% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 203.1 miles away from Golden center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 203.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 189.6 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 218.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 227.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 203.9 miles away from Golden 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 Adams County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Golden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Golden:

  • GOLDEN GOOD SHEPHERD HOME (101 PRAIRIE MILLS ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Golden:

  • TIMBER POINT HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CAMP POINT, IL)
  • NORTH ADAMS HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MENDON, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-MOUNT STERLING (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MOUNT STERLING, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Golden:

  • Western Illinois University (about 31 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 50 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 79 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 80 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Truman State University (about 83 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Bradley University (about 85 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 89 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Golden Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Golden include: Holy Cross Lutheran Church (A), Immanuel Lutheran Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Memorial Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

66.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Golden (2011 data):

  • Brown County State Bank: Golden State Bank - Branch at 321 Quincy Street, branch established on 1910/05/10. Info updated 2006/10/25: Bank assets: $88.6 mil, Deposits: $63.0 mil, headquarters in Mount Sterling, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Golden:

Marital status in Golden, IL
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Golden:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Illinois average:

12.0

Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Golden
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Golden, IL (based on Adams County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,49851
Catholic15,1638
Mainline Protestant8,97237
Other1,09410
Black Protestant4873
Orthodox501
None14,839-
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: 12
Adams County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Here:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Adams County:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

25.7%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.2%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Golden:

40.7%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

29.4%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.7%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Golden:

34.5%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Golden:

47.3%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.8%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Golden, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$5,757$69,0840$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,150
Totals for Government 1$5,757$69,0841$1,150

Golden government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $94,000 ($152.35)
    Water Utilities: $82,000 ($132.90)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($56.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($11.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($8.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $55,000 ($89.14)

Golden government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $53,000 ($85.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,000 ($56.73)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $67,000 ($108.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $106,000 ($171.80)
    Highways: $16,000 ($25.93)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($27.55)

Golden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $669,000 ($1084.28)

3.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.38%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marion County, MO  0.27% ($31,493 average AGI)
from Pike County, IL  0.23% ($39,452)
from Hancock County, IL  0.18% ($51,771)


4.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.07%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, MO  0.27% ($45,194 average AGI)
to Pike County, IL  0.18% ($37,510)
to Hancock County, IL  0.17% ($27,304)

Strongest AM radio stations in Golden:

  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WCAZ (990 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: RALLA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Golden:

  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WPWQ (106.7 FM; MOUNT STERLING, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • WQCY (103.9 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGCA-FM (88.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: GREAT COMMISSION BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKXQ (92.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around Golden:

  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K40GO (Channel 40; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W67DR (Channel 67; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65CZ (Channel 65; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W45BM (Channel 45; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.2mTotal length
  • 4,625Total average daily traffic
  • 670Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,610Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Jim Broemmer, .5 Mi W (Lat: 40.110000 Lon: -91.030250), Type: 152.4, Structure height: 17001 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Registrant: Adams Telephone Co-Operative, Jimbroemmer@adams.Net, , 217 Golde-n, Phone: (217) 696-4411
  • James W Broemmer, .5 Mi W (Lat: 40.110000 Lon: -91.030250), Type: 152.4, Structure height: 17001 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Registrant: Adams Telephone Co-Operative, Jimbroemmer@adams.Net, , 217 Golde-n, Phone: (217) 696-4411
  • Jennifer Brown, State Route 94 & N2600 (Lat: 40.132028 Lon: -91.028778), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 17001 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Pi Tower Development LLC, Jennifer.Brown@lendlease.Com, , Charl-otte, Phone: (585) 330-0211
  • Jennifer Brown, State Route 94 & N2600 (Lat: 40.132028 Lon: -91.028778), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 17001 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Pi Tower Development LLC, Jennifer.Brown@lendlease.Com, , Charl-otte, Phone: (585) 330-0211
  • Jennifer Brown, State Route 94 & N2600 (Lat: 40.132028 Lon: -91.028778), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 17001 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Pi Tower Development LLC, Jennifer.Brown@pitowers.Com, , Charl-otte, Phone: (585) 330-0211
  • Jennifer Brown, State Route 94 & N2600 (Lat: 40.132028 Lon: -91.028778), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 17001 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Pi Tower Development LLC, Jennifer.Brown@pitowers.Com, , Charl-otte, Phone: (585) 330-0211
  • .5 Mi W (Lat: 40.110278 Lon: -91.029722), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 152.4 m, Registrant: Adams Telephone Cooperative, 217 Golde-n, Phone: (217) 696-4411

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • .5 Mi W (Lat: 40.111444 Lon: -91.030972), Call Sign: KCZ695, Licensee ID: L00007255,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2003, Expiration Date: 03/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/24/2012, Registrant: Adams Telephone Cooperative, Golden, IL 62339, Phone: (217) 696-4411
  • On Columbus Rd 4.5 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 40.110278 Lon: -91.029722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: KGX427,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.0000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2015, Expiration Date: 12/18/2025, Registrant: Agl Resources / Nicor Gas, 1844 Ferry Road, Naperville, IL 60563, Phone: (630) 388-2519, Fax: (630) 983-9437, Email:
  • 05 Mi W (Lat: 40.110278 Lon: -91.029722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: KHY82,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.100 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2001, Expiration Date: 12/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2009, Registrant: Nicor Gas Inc., 1844 Ferry Rd, Naperville, IL 60563, Phone: (630) 983-8676, Email:
  • Lat: 40.106944 Lon: -91.030278, Call Sign: WQAR997,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2014, Expiration Date: 07/27/2024, Certifier: Kenneth D Miller, Registrant: Quincy 2-Way Communications, 212 N. 12th. Street, Quincy, IL 62301, Phone: (217) 223-3700, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA3JUY, Licensee ID: L00941303, Grant Date: 03/03/1997, Expiration Date: 03/03/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/04/2009, Registrant: Craig A Mackrides, 2168 Highway 61, Golden, IL 62339
  • Call Sign: KB0EVK, Licensee ID: L00221426, Grant Date: 06/23/2010, Expiration Date: 06/23/2020, Registrant: Arlyn V Robbins, 1102 Hayes St, Golden, IL 62339
  • Call Sign: KB9TBW, Licensee ID: L00638158, Grant Date: 06/25/1998, Expiration Date: 06/25/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2010, Certifier: Heather L Whitaker, Registrant: Heather L Whitaker, 503 Albers, Golden, IL 62339
  • Call Sign: N9LDR, Licensee ID: L00388935, Grant Date: 09/07/2011, Expiration Date: 09/07/2021, Registrant: Joseph D Barlow, 903 Prairie Mills Road, Golden, IL 62339
  • Call Sign: W9JLG, Previous Call Sign: WA9OZN, Licensee ID: L00183626, Grant Date: 10/15/1997, Expiration Date: 10/15/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2007, Registrant: Jerry L Golden, 301 W 4th, Golden, IL 62339
  • Call Sign: WJ9G, Previous Call Sign: W9JLG, Licensee ID: L00183626, Grant Date: 01/17/2017, Expiration Date: 02/13/2027, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2018, Certifier: Jerry L Golden, Registrant: Jerry L Golden, 401 W 4th, Golden, IL 62339
  • Call Sign: KD9KZX, Licensee ID: L02185562, Grant Date: 05/11/2018, Expiration Date: 05/11/2028, Certifier: Steve D Kamps, Registrant: Steve D Kamps, 2337 N 2700, Golden, IL 62339

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: IHNEN LEWIS M PAZMANY PL 2 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2PL, N2PL, N-2PL, Serial Number: 254, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 12/09/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Lewis M Ihnen, Po Box 159, Golden, IL 62339
  • Aircraft: IAR SA BRASOV IAR 823 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-G1D5 (290 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 823PL, N823PL, N-823PL, Serial Number: 32, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/09/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 02/17/2000
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lewis M Ihnen, Po Box 159, Golden, IL 62339, Other Owners: Cathy J Ihnen

Most common first names in Golden, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna1688.4 years
John1682.0 years
Henry1581.1 years
William883.1 years
George681.3 years
Arthur677.1 years
Edward681.2 years
Mary680.5 years
Albert578.2 years
Esther585.4 years
Most common last names in Golden, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Flesner2781.1 years
Aden2081.9 years
Buss1484.6 years
Gronewold1379.9 years
Ihnen1381.9 years
Haschemeyer1281.7 years
Leenerts1280.6 years
Ideus1183.4 years
Bruns881.0 years
Schoene876.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Golden, IL
  • 73.1%Utility gas
  • 23.1%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Golden, IL
  • 72.5%Electricity
  • 27.5%Utility gas


Golden compared to Illinois 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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