The Town of Golden Meadow had a population of 2,123 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Golden Meadow is located at latitude 29.3884 and longitude -90.2749 in Lafourche Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Golden Meadow (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Lafourche Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 0 feet.
The Town of Golden Meadow (GNIS ID: 2406584) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Golden Meadow population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||2,123|
|Population in Familes||1,677|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||982 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||561 (57.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||282 (28.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||140 (14.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$79,464|
|Average Home Value||$118,304|
|Median Household Income||$38,428|
|Average Household Income||$55,586|
|Per Capita Income||$21,582|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.62%|
|Per Capita Income||1.51%|
The table below compares Golden Meadow to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 197||59th|
|Population Density1||# 176||63rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 260||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 249||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 230||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.