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Golden, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Golden had a population of 214 as of July 1, 2015. Golden ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Golden is located at latitude 34.4866 and longitude -88.1863 in Tishomingo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Golden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tishomingo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 551 feet.

The Town of Golden (GNIS ID: 2406582) 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 Town of Golden is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tishomingo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Golden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Golden, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 214
Population in Households 214
Population in Familes 178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 369
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $123,214
Average Home Value $132,986


Median Household Income $41,246
Average Household Income $48,725
Per Capita Income $19,733
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.19% 1.63%
Households 2.31% 1.68%
Families 10.58% 1.49%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Golden, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 334 8th
Population Density1 # 233 36th
Diversity Index2 # 294 19th
Median Household Income # 76 79th
Per Capita Income # 99 73rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.