Golden Valley, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Golden Valley, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Golden Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 1,673 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Golden Valley is located at latitude 39.6178 and longitude -119.8231 in Washoe County. The formal boundaries for the Golden Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washoe County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,098 feet.

The Golden Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583929) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Golden Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Golden Valley Census Designated Place, NV Boundary Map

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Golden Valley, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,673
Population in Households 1,670
Population in Familes 1,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 463
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 636
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 473
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 553 (85.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $232,014
Average Home Value $237,591
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,296
Average Household Income $77,711
Per Capita Income $28,649
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.39% 1.37%
Households 1.28% 1.38%
Families 0.7% 1.36%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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.

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Golden Valley, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden Valley to the other 129 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 50 62nd
Population Density1 # 37 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 78 40th
Median Household Income # 39 71st
Per Capita Income # 49 63rd

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