Golden, Mississippi Population 2024

183

Golden is a city located in Itawamba County and Tishomingo County Mississippi. Golden has a 2024 population of 183. Golden is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 187 in 2020.

The average household income in Golden is $59,677 with a poverty rate of 14.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Golden is 37 years, 39.2 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Golden Demographics

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

  • White: 86.32%
  • Other race: 7.55%
  • Native American: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 1.89%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
315.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.14% (-4)
The current population of Golden, Mississippi is 183 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 187.

Golden, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18386.32%
Other race167.55%
Native American73.3%
Black or African American41.89%
Two or more races20.94%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Golden Population by Race

Golden Population Pyramid 2024

Golden Median Age

37

Total

39.2

Male

35.2

Female

Golden Adults

There are 180 adults, (40 of whom are seniors) in Golden.

Golden Age Dependency

51.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Golden Sex Ratio

Female11956.13%
Male9343.87%

Golden Population by Age

Golden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1031.9950.549.5
Non Family511.0841.258.8
Married402.937030
Female102.41090
Male24.51000

2.83

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

50.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Golden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1410.07%
9th to 12th Grade3424.46%
High School Graduate2618.71%
Some College1611.51%
Associates Degree1611.51%
Bachelors Degree3223.02%
Graduate Degree10.72%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Golden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Golden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1219133
Hispanic900
Native American700
Black300
Other Race300
2+ Races200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 75.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.27%.

Golden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,750$46,250$33,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$40,500$40,500$0
Some College$27,000$0$33,438
Bachelors Degree$53,333$53,333$48,750
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$36,750

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

Golden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Golden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Golden Language

85.37% of Golden residents speak only English, while 14.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.63% of the population.

Golden Language

Golden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1782916.29%

14.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.28%

Male Poverty Rate

10.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Golden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Golden is White, with 16.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Golden is White, with 16.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25%.

Golden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College25%
Less Than 9th Grade21.95%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Golden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed5.45%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Golden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Golden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$44,688$59,677
Families$63,333$69,452
Married Families$58,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,750$48,698

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Golden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Golden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Golden 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 55-64.

Golden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Golden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
World War II3
Vietnam2
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0

Golden Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+4
65 to 742
55 to 641
18 to 340
35 to 540

Golden Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White74.58%

Golden Veterans by Race

Golden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

42.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Golden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Golden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Golden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Golden 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

68.87%

Born in Golden

95.75%

Native Born

4.25%

Foreign Born

4.25%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.75% of Golden residents were born in the United States, with 68.87% having been born in Mississippi. 4.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Golden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029178-1-0.56%
2028179-1-0.56%
2027180-1-0.55%
2026181-1-0.55%
2025182-1-0.55%
2024183-1-0.54%
2023184-1-0.54%
2022185-2-1.07%
202118700%
2020187-1-0.53%
2019188-1-0.53%
2018189-2-1.05%
201719121.06%
2016189-1-0.53%
201519000%
2014190-1-0.52%
201319100%
201219100%
201119100%
201019100%

Golden Population by Year