Golva, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 68 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -35.8%
Males: 31  (46.5%)
Females: 37  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  50.5 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58632

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,210 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Golva:

$31,210
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,252 (it was $18,081 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $127,716 (it was $41,300 in 2000)
Golva:

$127,716
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $156,540; Detached houses: $249,300; Mobile homes: $39,815

Median gross rent in 2016: $453.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Golva: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.0%), English (11.1%), Swedish (8.3%), Italian (5.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2832 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 202 people per square mile   (very low).

Golva, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Golva:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Golva city:

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

4 residents are foreign born (3.8% North America).

This city:

3.8%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Golva city:  1.7% ($683)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Golva satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (152.0 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (477.2 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (873.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pine Hills-St. Phillips, MT (3.4 miles ), Beach, ND (3.5 miles ), Sentinel Butte, ND (3.8 miles) , Wibaux, MT (4.5 miles ), Medora, ND (5.0 miles) , Baker, MT (5.4 miles ), Marmarth, ND (5.5 miles) , Plevna, MT (5.8 miles) .

Latitude: 46.74 N, Longitude: 103.99 W

Golva household income distribution Golva home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.3%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+5.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (45%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Golva, North Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Golva-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/19/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Golva city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/29/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Golva-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 355.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 510.5 miles away from Golva center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 355.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 197.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 197.9 miles away from Golva center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 310.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Golden Valley County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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airports located in Golva:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Golva:

  • Bismarck State College (about 151 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 154 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Black Hills State University (about 156 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Minot State University (about 164 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 188 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Sheridan College (about 198 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 227 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)

Public elementary/middle school in Golva:

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Notable location: Golva Rural Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Golden Valley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.4%
Average household size:
This city:  1.6 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  35.1%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Golva (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Golva: First State Bank Of Golva at 410 Terrell Ave, branch established on 1914/06/01. Info updated 2007/07/11: Bank assets: $68.8 mil, Deposits: $62.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
North Dakota average:

9.6

Golva travel time to work - commute Golva mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Golva city (based on Golden Valley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,0562
Mainline Protestant3364
Evangelical Protestant1412
Other1-
None146-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Golden Valley County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Golden Valley County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Golden Valley County:

27.4%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$675
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$238
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$350
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$300
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$170
Water Supply 1$3,900$46,8000$0
Totals for Government 1$3,900$46,80010$1,733

Golva government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,000 ($220.59)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($220.59)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($147.06)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($147.06)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($44.12)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($14.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($14.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $28,000 ($411.76)

Golva government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,000 ($102.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($14.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $6,000 ($88.24)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($73.53)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($14.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($147.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $16,000 ($235.29)
    Highways: $4,000 ($58.82)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,000 ($14.71)

Golva government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $71,000 ($1044.12)

8.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

7.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Golva:

  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KGLE (590 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXGN (1400 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: GLENDIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Golva:

  • KJJM (100.5 FM; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Jon Reis, ~.45 Miles Nw Of The Intersection Of 168th Ave And 50th St Sw (Lat: 46.694139 Lon: -103.987972), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38033 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Registrant: 5154736256, Jreis@impact7g.Com, 6505 MERLE HAY RD SUITE B
  • JOHN MONDAY, ~.45 Miles Nw Of The Intersection Of 168th Ave And 50th St Sw (Lat: 46.694139 Lon: -103.987972), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38033 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 5154736256, Jreis@impact7g.Com, 6505 MERLE HAY RD SUITE B
  • JOHN MONDAY, ~.45 Miles Nw Of The Intersection Of 168th Ave And 50th St Sw (Lat: 46.694139 Lon: -103.987972), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38033 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 8556997073, Fccmw@att.Com, 3300 E. RENNER ROAD, B3132, Phone: (YOU) NGB-LOOD
  • Jacob T Chapman, ~.45 Miles Nw Of The Intersection Of 168th Ave And 50th St Sw (Lat: 46.694139 Lon: -103.987972), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38033 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 6782656770, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY
  • Jacob T Chapman, ~.45 Miles Nw Of The Intersection Of 168th Ave And 50th St Sw (Lat: 46.694139 Lon: -103.987972), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38033 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 6782656770, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 501 Gass Street (Lat: 46.743056 Lon: -103.992694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPQY789
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.560 MHzGrant Date: 12/05/2000, Expiration Date: 12/05/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2006, Certifier: Harold E SchmitzRegistrant: Po Box 162, Golva, ND 58632, Fax: (701) 872-4373

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1750P , Serial Number: 18-4069, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1958
    Registrant (Partnership): Gene Weinreis, 16420 53rd St Sw, Golva, ND 58632, Other Owners: Gerald Weinreis, Peter J Weinreis
  • Aircraft: PILATUS PC-12/45 (Category: Land, Seats: 12, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-67B (1200 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 771WB , Serial Number: 240, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Eugene A Weinreis LLC, 16420 53rd St Sw, Golva, ND 58632

Drinking water stations with addresses in Golva and their reported violations in the past:

GOLVA CITY OF (Population served: 61, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)

Golva compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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