Golden, Mississippi

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles W of Decatur, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Itawamba
Standard Zip Codes 38847
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.48
Longitude -88.18

Golden Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station IUKA 5S
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Station FULTON 3 W
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 60.4 inches
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
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Golden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 201 100%
Male 102 50.7%
Female 99 49.3%
Under 18 36 17.9%
18+ 165 82.1%
65+ 43 21.4%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 2.92
White 183 91%
African-American 2 1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 15 7.5%
Mixed Race 1 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 10%

Estimated Golden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 202
Growth 1
Growth % 0.5%

Golden Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 32.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.6%
Irish 12.6%
English 11.6%
German 5.3%
Dutch 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Golden, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Fairview (38847)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Golden 201 $33,333
Belmont 1,961 $37,639
Fulton 3,882 $42,287
Marietta 248 $40,833
Paden 106 $43,000
Tishomingo 316 $31,250
Tremont 390 $35,341
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