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Golden Meadow, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Golden Meadow had a population of 2,212 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

The Town of Golden Meadow is located within Parish Governing Authority District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafourche Parish.

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, 2017.

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Golden Meadow, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,212
Daytime Population: Workers 618
Daytime Population: Residents 1,464
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,082
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 2,212
Population in Familes 1,743
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 905
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $42,092
Average Household Income $56,774
Per Capita Income $22,086


Total Housing Units 1,022 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 587 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 290 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $85,169
Average Home Value $124,744


Total Households 877
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 562
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.71% 0.74%
Households 0.88% 0.85%
Families 0.92% 0.67%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Golden Meadow, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden Meadow to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 190 60th
Population Density # 169 65th
Diversity Index # 241 49th
Median Household Income # 207 57th
Per Capita Income # 230 52nd

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