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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 95
  • PO Box Addresses: 105
  • Residential Addresses: 1,439
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,439

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 38847 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 38847 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Golden, MS 38847 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,877
Population in Households 3,877
Population in Familes 3,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 42
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $38,136
Average Household Income $51,209
Per Capita Income $19,998


Total Housing Units 1,740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,151 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 363 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $74,655
Average Home Value $84,818


Total Households 1,514
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,103
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.42% 0.3%
Households 0.39% 0.28%
Families 0.2% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Golden, MS 38847 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38847 to the other 408 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 185 55th
Population Density # 185 55th
Diversity Index # 388 5th
Median Household Income # 167 59th
Per Capita Income # 216 47th

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