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Golva, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Golva had a population of 67 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Golva, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 67
Daytime Population: Workers 35
Daytime Population: Residents 28
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 63
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 67
Population in Familes 49
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 204
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $48,349
Average Household Income $63,937
Per Capita Income $30,485


Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $144,231


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 1.68
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.3% 0.59%
Households 1.08% 0.5%
Families 6.84% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

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, 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 # 289 28th
Population Density # 266 34th
Diversity Index # 252 38th
Median Household Income # 336 16th
Per Capita Income # 302 25th

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