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: 88
  • PO Box Addresses: 104
  • Residential Addresses: 1,421
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,421

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

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Golden, MS 38847 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,686
Daytime Population: Workers 808
Daytime Population: Residents 1,995
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,803
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 3,686
Population in Familes 3,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $38,661
Average Household Income $49,428
Per Capita Income $19,377


Total Housing Units 1,656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,122 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 323 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 211 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $73,333
Average Home Value $82,308


Total Households 1,445
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,053
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.54%
Households 0.54% 0.52%
Families 0.33% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Golden, MS 38847 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38847 to the other 412 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 189 54th
Population Density # 194 53rd
Diversity Index # 386 7th
Median Household Income # 142 66th
Per Capita Income # 204 51st

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