Golinda, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Golinda, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Golinda had a population of 592 as of July 1, 2017. Golinda ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Golinda is located at latitude 31.3623 and longitude -97.0735 in Falls County. The formal boundaries for the City of Golinda (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Falls County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 486 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Golinda are located in Falls County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and McLennan County.

The City of Golinda (GNIS ID: 2410616) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Golinda is located within Chilton Division of Falls County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Golinda 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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Golinda, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 592
Daytime Population: Workers 76
Daytime Population: Residents 307
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 383
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 592
Population in Familes 506
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 147
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $50,611
Average Household Income $71,431
Per Capita Income $28,817


Total Housing Units 248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $131,481
Average Home Value $177,717


Total Households 233
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 168
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 0.79% 0.24%
Households 0.92% 0.26%
Families 1.12% 0.12%
Median Household Income   3.9%
Per Capita Income   3.73%

Golinda, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golinda to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 1187 32nd
Population Density # 1579 10th
Diversity Index # 684 61st
Median Household Income # 705 60th
Per Capita Income # 477 73rd

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