Golden, MS 38847 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38847: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Golden, MS 38847

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fairview, MS 38847

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 84
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,395
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Tishomingo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.468, Longitude -88.181
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38847 has segments in 2 Counties (Itawamba, Tishomingo).

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Golden, MS 38847 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,765
Population in Households 3,765
Population in Familes 3,233
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,475
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,073
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,157 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 318 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $70,652
Average Home Value $79,710


Median Household Income $37,367
Average Household Income $47,222
Per Capita Income $18,500
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.75%
Households 0.91% 0.73%
Families 0.67% 0.61%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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 38847 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38847 to the other 416 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 187 55th
Population Density1 # 191 54th
Diversity Index2 # 391 6th
Median Household Income # 148 65th
Per Capita Income # 222 47th

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