Golden Valley County MT Information


Golden Valley County Subdivisions

Golden Valley County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 853
Population in Households 764
Population in Familes 608
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 481 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $90,566
Average Home Value $168,321


Median Household Income $39,615
Average Household Income $51,335
Per Capita Income $22,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.81%
Households -0.38% -0.81%
Families -0.65% -0.98%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   3.32%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Golden Valley County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden Valley County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents in Montana 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 # 54 5th
Population Density1 # 50 11th
Diversity Index2 # 17 71st
Median Household Income # 48 16th
Per Capita Income # 49 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.