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Golva, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Golva had a population of 67 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Golva is located at latitude 46.7346 and longitude -103.9823 in Golden Valley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Golva (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Golden Valley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,831 feet.

The City of Golva (GNIS ID: 1036060) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Golva population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Golva, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 67
Population in Households 67
Population in Familes 49
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 204
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 1.68
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (31.0%)
Median Home Value $95,455
Average Home Value $137,500


Median Household Income $42,527
Average Household Income $64,511
Per Capita Income $29,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.51% 1.45%
Households 1.26% 1.46%
Families 7.98% 1.84%
Median Household Income   -0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Golva, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golva to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 291 28th
Population Density1 # 268 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 254 37th
Median Household Income # 362 10th
Per Capita Income # 314 22nd

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