Golden Meadow, Louisiana Population 2024

1,603

Golden Meadow is a city located in Lafourche Parish Louisiana. Golden Meadow has a 2024 population of 1,603. Golden Meadow is currently declining at a rate of -2.73% annually and its population has decreased by -8.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,752 in 2020.

The average household income in Golden Meadow is $76,288 with a poverty rate of 17.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Golden Meadow is 45.4 years, 46.1 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Golden Meadow Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Golden Meadow was:

  • White: 86.56%
  • Black or African American: 4.43%
  • Other race: 3.9%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Native American: 1.56%
  • Asian: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.1%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
655.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.5% (-149)
The current population of Golden Meadow, Louisiana is 1,603 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,752.

Golden Meadow, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,77786.56%
Black or African American914.43%
Other race803.9%
Two or more races602.92%
Native American321.56%
Asian110.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.1%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Golden Meadow Population by Race

Golden Meadow Population Pyramid 2024

Golden Meadow Median Age

45.4

Total

46.1

Male

45.2

Female

Golden Meadow Adults

There are 1,664 adults, (385 of whom are seniors) in Golden Meadow.

Golden Meadow Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Golden Meadow Sex Ratio

Female98147.78%
Male1,07252.22%

Golden Meadow Population by Age

Golden Meadow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7752.6373.426.6
Married4003.2491.88.3
Non Family2621.2555.744.3
Female642.5926.673.4
Male495.0679.620.4
showing: 5 rows

3.2

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Golden Meadow Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Golden Meadow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Golden Meadow Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 40.48%.

Golden Meadow Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,830

Average Earnings

$56,413

Average Male

$27,933

Average Female

Golden Meadow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Golden Meadow Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Golden Meadow Language

80.42% of Golden Meadow residents speak only English, while 19.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 14.84% of the population.

Golden Meadow Language

Golden Meadow Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,76221512.2%
Black918896.7%
Multiple603151.67%
Native321856.25%
Hispanic951313.68%
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17.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.74%

Male Poverty Rate

21.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Golden Meadow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Golden Meadow is Black, with 96.7% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Golden Meadow is White, with 12.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.15%.

Golden Meadow Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School13.32%
Some College8.91%
Bachelors or Greater8.81%
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Golden Meadow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed16.67%
Male Employed4.8%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Golden Meadow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Golden Meadow Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Golden Meadow Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Golden Meadow Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Golden Meadow Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Golden Meadow Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Golden Meadow Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

120

Number of Veterans

120

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Golden Meadow Veterans by War

count

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Golden Meadow Veterans by Age

count

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Golden Meadow Veterans by Race

Golden Meadow Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Golden Meadow Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Golden Meadow Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Golden Meadow Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Golden Meadow Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.37%

Born in Golden Meadow

94.5%

Native Born

5.5%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

4.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.5% of Golden Meadow residents were born in the United States, with 80.37% having been born in Louisiana. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Golden Meadow Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,378-45-3.16%
20281,423-45-3.07%
20271,468-45-2.97%
20261,513-45-2.89%
20251,558-45-2.81%
20241,603-45-2.73%
20231,648-45-2.66%
20221,693-45-2.59%
20211,738-14-0.8%
20201,752-196-10.06%
20191,948-26-1.32%
20181,974-21-1.05%
20171,995-41-2.01%
20162,036-17-0.83%
20152,053-16-0.77%
20142,069-6-0.29%
20132,075-16-0.77%
20122,091-12-0.57%
20112,103-4-0.19%
20102,107
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Golden Meadow Population by Year