For population 25 years and over in Golden:
For population 15 years and over in Golden town:
21 residents are foreign born (10.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $264 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (68.9 miles , pop. 53,929).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (103.2 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (508.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Belmont, MS (1.4 miles ), Red Bay, AL (2.1 miles ), Tishomingo, MS (3.2 miles ), Vina, AL (3.3 miles ), Paden, MS (3.6 miles) , Marietta, MS (4.0 miles ), Tremont, MS (4.2 miles ), Bexar, AL (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 34.49 N, Longitude: 88.19 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Work and jobs in Golden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Golden, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Golden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 215% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.4 miles away from the Golden town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 45.6 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.
Earthquake activity:Golden-area historical earthquake activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from Golden center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from Golden center
On 7/15/1995 at 01:03:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Tishomingo County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Golden:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Golden:
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Public elementary/middle school in Golden:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 15.2. This is significantly better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.0%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Golden compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Golden (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Golden (based on Tishomingo County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,541 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,774 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Golden:
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TV broadcast stations around Golden:
Golden fatal accident list:
Jan 26, 2006 09:07 PM, Patterson St, Lat: 34.485322, Lon: -88.196714, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Golden)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Golden)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Golden, MS