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Golden Valley, North Dakota
Location of Golden Valley, North Dakota
Location of Golden Valley, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Mercer
Area
 • Total 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Land 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,955 ft (596 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 182
 • Estimate 
(2019)
163
 • Density 217.91/sq mi (84.08/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
58541
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-31180
GNIS feature ID 1029155

Golden Valley is a city in Mercer County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 182 at the 2010 census. Golden Valley was founded in 1913.

Geography

Golden Valley is located at 47°17′30″N 102°4′4″W / 47.29167°N 102.06778°W / 47.29167; -102.06778(47.291648, -102.067771).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.73 square miles (1.89 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 369
1930 294 −20.3%
1940 400 36.1%
1950 339 −15.2%
1960 286 −15.6%
1970 235 −17.8%
1980 287 22.1%
1990 239 −16.7%
2000 183 −23.4%
2010 182 −0.5%
2019 (est.) 163 −10.4%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 182 people, 92 households and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 249.3 inhabitants per square mile (96.3/km2). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 160.3 per square mile (61.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.3% White, 1.1% Native American, 1.1% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 92 households, of which 14.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.3% were non-families. 38.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.98 and the average family size was 2.57.

The median age in the city was 50.2 years. 17% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.7% were from 25 to 44; 40.6% were from 45 to 64; and 19.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

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