Golden employment information

Income per capita$15,763$20,956$28,555
Median household income$20,938$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$21,786$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,333$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$19,167$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$19,821$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate7.0%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level37.1%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Golden is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Golden is 61% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Golden is 20% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Golden is 138% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Golden median earnings by income bracket

Golden employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector60.0%6.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services3.3%6.7%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.7%10.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hodges, AL307$37,50030%
Belmont, MS2,247$34,12936%
Paden, MS128$32,50039%
Vina, AL358$32,18840%
Red Bay, AL3,143$30,02344%
Golden, MS175$20,93861%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boston, IN175$33,75037%
Island Park, ID175$62,50017%
Rake, IA175$28,87546%
Chain-O-Lakes, MO175$53,0001%
Westfield, IA175$40,83324%
Golden, MS175$20,93861%
Source: The Golden, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.