Golden Valley County, ND

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2022 Population
1,734
4.3% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
45.7
0.436% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.6%
114% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$84,750
1.75% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$142,500
26.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Golden Valley County, ND had a population of 1.73k people with a median age of 45.7 and a median household income of $84,750. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Golden Valley County, ND declined from 1,812 to 1,734, a −4.3% decrease and its median household income grew from $83,295 to $84,750, a 1.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Golden Valley County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (8.77%), White (Hispanic) (3.86%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (0.75%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.692%).

None of the households in Golden Valley County, ND reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Golden Valley County, ND are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Golden Valley County, ND was $142,500, and the homeownership rate was 74.7%.

Most people in Golden Valley County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Golden Valley County, ND was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Golden Valley County, ND is home to a population of 1.73k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.5% of Golden Valley County, ND residents were born outside of the country (26 people).

In 2022, there were 9.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.49k people) in Golden Valley County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 152 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 67 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Golden Valley County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Golden Valley County, ND was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Golden Valley County, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.49k ± 105
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    152 ± 48.4
  3. White (Hispanic)
    67 ± 49
5.31%
Hispanic Population
92 people

In 2022, there were 9.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.49k people) in Golden Valley County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 152 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 67 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.31% of the people in Golden Valley County, ND are hispanic (92 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

1.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
26 people
1.16%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
21 people

As of 2022, 1.5% of Golden Valley County, ND residents (26 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Golden Valley County, ND was 1.16%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    41 ± 23
  2. Korea
    9 ± 18
  3. World War II
    7 ± 7

Golden Valley County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Golden Valley County, ND employs 810 people. The largest industries in Golden Valley County, ND are Health Care & Social Assistance (166 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (144 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (63 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($98,036), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($98,036), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,298).

Occupations

810
2022 Value
± 115
−13.2%
1 Year decline
± 22.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Golden Valley County, ND declined at a rate of −13.2%, from 933 employees to 810 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Golden Valley County, ND, are Management Occupations (176 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (104 people), and Production Occupations (79 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Golden Valley County, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

810
2022 Value
± 115
−13.2%
1 Year decline
± 22.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Golden Valley County, ND declined at a rate of −13.2%, from 933 employees to 810 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Golden Valley County, ND, are Health Care & Social Assistance (166 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (144 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (63 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Golden Valley County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Golden Valley County, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$63,214
Median earning men ± $16,146
$36,875
Median earning women ± $9,022

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($135,625), Public Administration ($83,472), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($79,792).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,417), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,417), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,375).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.83%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 428k people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 2.83% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.3%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 28
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 15
    Retail Trade
  3. 15
    Wholesale Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Golden Valley County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 84.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (13.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.56%).

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing the state of North Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Golden Valley County, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Dakota

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John Hoeven
Senator from North Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Kevin Cramer
Senator from North Dakota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing North Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Golden Valley County, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Golden Valley County, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.399% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.605% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (157k), Some college (149k), and Bachelors Degree (122k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Golden Valley County, ND was $142,500 in 2022, which is 0.505 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $112,600 to $142,500, a 26.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Golden Valley County, ND is 74.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Golden Valley County, ND have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Golden Valley County, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$142,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,425
$503
Median Property Taxes
±$81

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Golden Valley County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.7%
Homeownership
2022
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.7% of the housing units in Golden Valley County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.5%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9629
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$84,750
Median Household Income
± $18,343
673
Number of Households
± 94

In 2022, the median household income of the 673 households in Golden Valley County, ND grew to $84,750 from the previous year's value of $83,295.

The following chart displays the households in Golden Valley County, ND distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Golden Valley County, ND is from North Dakota.
0.436
2022 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.433
2021 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2022, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.835% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (87%)
  2. Walked (5.07%)
  3. Carpooled (3.34%)

In 2022, 87% of workers in Golden Valley County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (5.07%) and those who carpooled to work (3.34%).

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Golden Valley County, ND have a shorter commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.9% of the workforce in Golden Valley County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Golden Valley County, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Golden Valley County, ND have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Golden Valley County, ND (215 out of 1.71k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Males 75+ and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Golden Valley County, ND is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

98% of the population of Golden Valley County, ND has health coverage, with 47.5% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 22.2% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 0.526% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.3% under 18 years, 13.6% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 24% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.05%
Uninsured
47.5%
Employer Coverage
10.6%
Medicaid
22.2%
Medicare
17.1%
Non-Group
0.526%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Golden Valley County, ND declined by 5.74% from 2.17% to 2.05%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.7% in Golden Valley County, ND.

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