Golden Valley, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Golden Valley, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Golden Valley had a population of 186 as of July 1, 2018. Golden Valley ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Golden Valley is located at latitude 47.2903 and longitude -102.0653 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Golden Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,952 feet.

The City of Golden Valley (GNIS ID: 1036059) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Golden Valley: Olanta.

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Golden Valley, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 186
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 153
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 254
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $62,950
Average Household Income $85,612
Per Capita Income $36,771


Total Housing Units 121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $138,235
Average Home Value $203,571


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.26% 0.21%
Households 0.26% 0.21%
Families 2.08% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Golden Valley, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden Valley to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 184 55th
Population Density # 244 39th
Diversity Index # 104 75th
Median Household Income # 160 60th
Per Capita Income # 171 58th

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