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People

Total Population 188
Male Share of the Population 44.1%
Female Share of the Population 55.9%
Senior Citizens 30.3%
Employed Population 16+ 65
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 44.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,250
% Above Poverty Level 82.2%
% Below Poverty Level 17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 60.2%
Median Gross Rent $391
Median House Value $81,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.4%
US/American 0%
English 11.7%
Irish 26.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Golden Almanac

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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
Station BOONEVILLE
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Belmont 2,119 $37,417
Fulton 4,014 $50,474
Marietta 333 $55,417
Paden 93 $39,375
Tishomingo 489 $35,000
Tremont 477 $38,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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