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Golden Valley County
Golden Valley County Courthouse in Ryegate, Montana
Location within the U.S. state of Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
|Founded||March 8, 1920|
|• Total||1,176 sq mi (3,050 km2)|
|• Land||1,175 sq mi (3,040 km2)|
|• Water||1.0 sq mi (3 km2) 0.08%|
|• Density||0.6998/sq mi (0.27021/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (Mountain)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,176 square miles (3,050 km2), of which 1,175 square miles (3,040 km2) is land and 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.08%) is water. It is the fifth-smallest county in Montana by area.
- Fergus County, Montana – north
- Musselshell County, Montana – east
- Yellowstone County, Montana – southeast
- Stillwater County, Montana – south
- Sweet Grass County, Montana – southwest
- Wheatland County, Montana – west
National protected area
- Lewis and Clark National Forest (part)
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the 2010 census, there were 884 people, 363 households, and 239 families residing in the county. The population density was 0.8 inhabitants per square mile (0.31/km2). There were 476 housing units at an average density of 0.4 per square mile (0.15/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 94.0% white, 1.0% American Indian, 0.7% Asian, 2.1% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 3.5% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 38.9% were German, 19.5% were English, 18.4% were Irish, 10.1% were Polish, 9.0% were American, 7.3% were Danish, 6.4% were Dutch, and 6.2% were Norwegian.
Of the 363 households, 20.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 34.2% were non-families, and 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.68. The median age was 48.8 years.
The median income for a household in the county was $35,726 and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $27,938 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,319. About 3.4% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.7% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.
In Spanish: Condado de Golden Valley (Montana) para niños
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