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Golden Valley County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2019: 740 (all rural); it was 1,042 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 96
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 180
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 283
Renter-occupied apartments: 87 (it was 82 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 1175 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 1 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Golden Valley County: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.2%), Educational, health and social services (21.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 17%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Golden Valley County, MT (2019)
    • 65089.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 506.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 283.8%Two or more races
Median resident age:

57.8 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years
Males: 375  (50.8%)
Females: 365  (49.2%)
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Average household size:
Golden Valley County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,617 ($27,308 in 1999)
This county:

$45,617
Montana:

$57,153

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $574 (lower quartile is $433, upper quartile is $721)
This county:

$574
State:

$735


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $116,682 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Golden Valley:

$116,682
Montana:

$253,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,184 - $284,564

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $634,649
Here:

$634,649
State:

$329,235

Mobile homes: $52,222
Here:

$52,222
State:

$92,717

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $974
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $311

Institutionalized population: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 4
  • Auto thefts: 0
Golden Valley County, MT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Golden Valley, MT residents
Average permit cost in Golden Valley, MT
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,286 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $624 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Golden Valley, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Golden Valley, MT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Golden Valley, MT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.9%
Golden Valley County:

15.9%
Montana:

12.6%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 57.8 years old
(Males: 60.1 years old, Females: 56.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 59.8 years old, Black residents: 7.7 years old, American Indian residents: 12.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Golden Valley County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $678 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ryegate, Lavina.

Golden Valley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Adams County, Washington , Columbia County, Washington , Franklin County, Washington , Houghton County, Michigan , Slope County, North Dakota , Red Lake County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Montana:

4.3%

Unemployment by year in Golden Valley, MT
County total employment by year in Golden Valley, MT
County average yearly wages by year in Golden Valley, MT

Current college students: 13
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 16 (104.8% naturalized citizens)

Golden Valley County:

2.2%
Whole state:

2.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 23Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.2%

Golden Valley County marital status for males Golden Valley County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 375
  • Mobile homes: 99
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Golden Valley County with a mortgage: 55 (0 second mortgage, 1 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 229

Here:

19.4% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Golden Valley County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1621
Evangelical Protestant322
Mainline Protestant233
None667-
Golden Valley County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:




Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Golden Valley County:

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

17.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Golden Valley County:

7.4%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Golden Valley County:

24.4%
State:

23.1%

Agriculture in Golden Valley County:

Average size of farms: 4720 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $57,146
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $35.46
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 88.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,880
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.10%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.99%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $80,251
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 77.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.24
All wheat for grain: 12156 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Golden Valley County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 662% greater 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 146.4 miles away from Golden Valley County 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 278.3 miles away from the county 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 142.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 167.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 319.8 miles away from Golden Valley County center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW) earthquake occurred 179.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Montana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4508, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Montana Flooding, Incident Period: May 1, 2018 - June 10, 2018, FEMA Id: 4405, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana Ice Jams and Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2014 to March 17, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4172: April 17, 2014, FEMA Id: 4172, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to July 22, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1996: June 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Montana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3253: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3253, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Montana Wildfires, Incident Period: July 13, 2000 to September 25, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1340: August 30, 2000, FEMA Id: 1340, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana Drought, Incident Period: August 22, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3050: August 22, 1977, FEMA Id: 3050, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Golden Valley County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Golden Valley

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 131 (47.0%)
  • Carpooled: 15 (5.4%)
  • Walked: 76 (27.2%)
  • Worked at home: 57 (20.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (39%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Netherlands (20%)
  • Germany (20%)
  • Chile (20%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Golden Valley County


  • German (27%)
  • American (17%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
162 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
89 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,787.

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Montana average:

7.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.13% relocated from other counties in Montana ($34,130 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($57,846 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Montana average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.88% relocated to other counties in Montana ($57,846 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Births per 1000 population in Golden Valley County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Golden Valley County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Golden Valley County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Golden Valley County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Golden Valley County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Golden Valley County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Golden Valley County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Golden Valley County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Golden Valley County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 230 (196 aged, 34 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 31 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,381
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,467

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 740
  • Male householders: 220 (85 living alone), Female householders: 139 (44 living alone)
  • 215 spouses (215 opposite-sex spouses), 5 unmarried partners, (5 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 138 children (126 natural, 1 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 5 non-relatives

Size of family households: 147 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 130 1-person, 8 2-persons.

68 married couples with children.
22 single-parent households (0 men, 22 women).

95.4% of residents of Golden Valley speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% speak English very well, 46% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $10,790,000 ($9,660 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $159,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,207,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,196,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,430,000
Federal grants: $1,536,000
Federal procurement contracts: $106,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $314,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $822,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $742,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,634,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 59
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 36
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -1
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +99
Here:

+85 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Golden Valley County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.09 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Golden Valley County, Montana
  • Year house built in Golden Valley County, Montana
  • 72014 or later
  • 12010 to 2013
  • 562000 to 2009
  • 451990 to 1999
  • 641980 to 1989
  • 821970 to 1979
  • 271960 to 1969
  • 181950 to 1959
  • 231940 to 1949
  • 1581939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Golden Valley County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Golden Valley County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Golden Valley County, Montana
  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 474 rooms
  • 535 rooms
  • 586 rooms
  • 387 rooms
  • 408 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Golden Valley County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Golden Valley County, Montana
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 244 rooms
  • 155 rooms
  • 96 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 28 rooms
  • 209+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Golden Valley County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Golden Valley County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Golden Valley County, Montana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 802 bedrooms
  • 1223 bedrooms
  • 274 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Golden Valley County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Golden Valley County, Montana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 342 bedrooms
  • 263 bedrooms
  • 134 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Golden Valley County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Golden Valley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Golden Valley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 4no vehicle
  • 591 vehicle
  • 962 vehicles
  • 833 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Golden Valley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Golden Valley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3no vehicle
  • 321 vehicle
  • 322 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

89.7% of Golden Valley County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Montana.

Golden Valley County:

89.7%
State average:

84.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 390
  • Other state: 329
  • Northeast: 32
  • Midwest: 85
  • South: 36
  • West: 174
Year householders moved into unit in Golden Valley County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Golden Valley County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.2%Wood
  • 14.8%Electricity
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.1%Electricity
  • 9.9%Wood
  • 6.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12
Here:

31.6%
Montana:

12.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

13.0%
Montana:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Montana:

9.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Golden Valley County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $396,000
    Police Protection: $250,000
    Central Staff Services: $148,000
    General - Other: $92,000
    Financial Administration: $80,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $269,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Interest Earnings: $47,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Royalties: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,340,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $275,000
    Highways: $42,000
    General Local Government Support: $41,000
  • Tax - Property: $979,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $687,000

Golden Valley County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $396,000
    Police Protection: $250,000
    Central Staff Services: $148,000
    General - Other: $92,000
    Financial Administration: $80,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $269,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Interest Earnings: $47,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Royalties: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,340,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $275,000
    Highways: $42,000
    General Local Government Support: $41,000
  • Tax - Property: $979,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $687,000

Golden Valley County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $396,000
    Police Protection: $250,000
    Central Staff Services: $148,000
    General - Other: $92,000
    Financial Administration: $80,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $269,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Interest Earnings: $47,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Royalties: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,340,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $275,000
    Highways: $42,000
    General Local Government Support: $41,000
  • Tax - Property: $979,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $687,000

Golden Valley County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $396,000
    Police Protection: $250,000
    Central Staff Services: $148,000
    General - Other: $92,000
    Financial Administration: $80,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $269,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Interest Earnings: $47,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Royalties: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,340,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $275,000
    Highways: $42,000
    General Local Government Support: $41,000
  • Tax - Property: $979,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $687,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 12
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 4
Most common first names in Golden Valley County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John982.8 years
James968.7 years
Margaret777.4 years
Robert764.9 years
William578.4 years
Henry488.2 years
Anna483.5 years
Mary475.5 years
Carl387.0 years
Harold378.1 years
Most common last names in Golden Valley County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson779.0 years
Zeier687.0 years
Fiske572.6 years
Lehfeldt581.4 years
Johnson488.0 years
Krause476.7 years
Schaff471.5 years
Stephenson383.3 years
Horpestad372.7 years
Larson380.0 years

Golden Valley County on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"