Golden Valley County ND Information


Golden Valley County Subdivisions

Golden Valley County ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,851
Population in Households 1,799
Population in Familes 1,338
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 848
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 464
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,083 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 608 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 235 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $98,238
Average Home Value $159,663


Median Household Income $44,024
Average Household Income $60,241
Per Capita Income $27,945
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.56% 1.6%
Households 1.47% 1.58%
Families 1.26% 1.42%
Median Household Income   0.3%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Golden Valley County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden Valley County to the other 53 counties and county equivalents in North Dakota 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 8th
Population Density1 # 49 11th
Diversity Index2 # 37 30th
Median Household Income # 47 13th
Per Capita Income # 47 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.