Golconda Information

Golconda Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Golconda, IL

General Golconda Information

State: Illinois

County: Massac County

Close cities: Golconda, IL, Eddyville, IL, Elizabethtown, IL, Simpson, IL, Grantsburg, IL, Rosiclare, IL

Golconda Population (census data)
Total 661 (-9.1% since 2000)
Male 288 (43.6%)
Female 373 (56.4%)

Population Density: 1,172 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 72.4 (US Avg is 100)

Golconda Elevation: 352 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1923

Land Area: 0.56 square miles

Median Household Income: $24,481

Zip Codes: 62938.

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Golconda Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (25.8%)
  • Irish (13.8%)
  • English (13.4%)
  • United States (7.4%)
  • Dutch (4.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.4%)

Local Golconda Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: Murray State University, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Golconda School Information

High Schools
Pope County High School (Route 2 Box 22, Golconda, IL, 62938 - Pope County Community Unit District 1 District)
Elementary Schools
Pope County Elementary School (Route 2 Box 22, Golconda, IL, 62938 - Pope County Community Unit District 1 District)

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