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Golden Valley County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Golden Valley County
Location in the state of North Dakota
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North Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded information needed
Seat Beach
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,002 sq mi (2,595 km²)
1,002 sq mi (2,595 km²)
0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.04%
 - (2000)
 - Density

192/sq mi (074/km²)

Golden Valley County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 1,924. Its county seat is Beach6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,596 km² (1,002 sq mi). All but 971,000 m² (240 acres) of it is dry land. The total area is 0.04% water.


  • Beach
  • Bullion
  • Delhi
  • Elk Creek
  • Elmwood
  • Garner
  • Henry
  • Lone Tree
  • Pearl
  • Saddle Butte
  • Sentinel
  • Trotters

Major highwaysEdit

Adjacent countiesEdit


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 1,924 people, 761 households, and 506 families residing in the county. The population density was 0.74 per km² (1.92 per sq mi). There were 973 housing units at an average density of 0.37 per km² (0.97 per sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.77% White, 0.73% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. 1.04% of the population is Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 761 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.30% were married couples living together, 4.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.40% were non-families. 31.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 5.10% from 18 to 24, 22.20% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 21.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 92.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,967, and the median income for a family was $37,105. Males had a median income of $25,478 versus $18,000 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,173. About 10.80% of families and 15.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.40% of those under age 18 and 7.70% of those age 65 or over.



Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size.

Coordinates: 46°56′N 103°50′W / 46.94, -103.84

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