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Golden Meadow, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Golden Meadow had a population of 2,160 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Golden Meadow is located at latitude 29.3791 and longitude -90.2601 in Lafourche Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Golden Meadow 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.

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Golden Meadow, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,160
Population in Households 2,160
Population in Familes 1,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 883
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $40,006
Average Household Income $54,413
Per Capita Income $21,060


Total Housing Units 1,000 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 560 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 294 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $88,859
Average Home Value $128,170


Total Households 854
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 545
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.34% 0.42%
Households 0.45% 0.46%
Families 0.43% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

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, 2018 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 # 195 59th
Population Density # 171 64th
Diversity Index # 252 47th
Median Household Income # 233 51st
Per Capita Income # 273 43rd

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