Golden Valley County ND Information


Golden Valley County Subdivisions

Golden Valley County ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,863
Daytime Population: Workers 987
Daytime Population: Residents 864
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,851
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 1,811
Population in Familes 1,338
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $46,875
Average Household Income $62,072
Per Capita Income $28,832


Total Housing Units 1,024 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 599 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $103,879
Average Home Value $161,644


Total Households 855
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 463
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 1.44% 0.67%
Households 1.38% 0.62%
Families 1.06% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


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, 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 # 50 8th
Population Density # 48 11th
Diversity Index # 38 30th
Median Household Income # 48 11th
Per Capita Income # 47 13th

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