Golden Valley, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 21,886 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 
Males: 9,942  (45.4%)
Females: 11,944  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

46.3 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55411, 55426.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $103,329 (it was $62,063 in 2000)
Golden Valley:

$103,329
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $59,074 (it was $34,094 in 2000)

Golden Valley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $336,722 (it was $158,200 in 2000)
Golden Valley:

$336,722
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $369,949; detached houses: $396,563; townhouses or other attached units: $272,770; in 2-unit structures: $292,977; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $243,274; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $251,671; mobile homes: $68,117; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $187,065

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,394.

March 2019 cost of living index in Golden Valley: 113.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.1%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.0% for Black residents, 41.5% for American Indian residents, 2.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Golden Valley, MN (2019)
    • 18,52584.5%White alone
    • 1,0254.7%Two or more races
    • 9254.2%Black alone
    • 6743.1%Asian alone
    • 5642.6%Hispanic
    • 1180.5%American Indian alone
    • 290.1%Other race alone

Races in Golden Valley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Golden Valley, Minnesota as of December 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Golden Valley is 21,443 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Golden Valley by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A4
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
7
(33.3)
5
(23.3)
3
(13.9)
7
(32.3)
5
(22.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
22
(109.3)
11
(55.4)
18
(90.1)
14
(68.8)
7
(34.1)
5
(24.4)
9
(43.3)
5
(23.9)
3
(14.3)
6
(28.6)
4
(18.6)
8
(37.1)
5
(23.1)
7
(31.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(109.3)
12
(60.4)
19
(95.1)
17
(83.6)
12
(58.5)
8
(39.0)
9
(43.3)
7
(33.5)
6
(28.6)
10
(47.6)
7
(32.6)
7
(32.5)
10
(46.1)
6
(27.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
99
(491.6)
141
(709.8)
124
(621.0)
138
(678.3)
89
(433.6)
85
(414.1)
100
(481.1)
59
(282.2)
81
(386.5)
53
(252.5)
54
(251.7)
73
(338.8)
36
(166.0)
65
(296.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
459
(2,279)
492
(2,477)
440
(2,203)
441
(2,168)
348
(1,695)
339
(1,651)
399
(1,919)
378
(1,808)
395
(1,885)
388
(1,848)
323
(1,506)
358
(1,662)
344
(1,586)
362
(1,650)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(213.5)
49
(246.7)
22
(110.2)
44
(216.3)
29
(141.3)
14
(68.2)
19
(91.4)
14
(67.0)
15
(71.6)
14
(66.7)
31
(144.5)
21
(97.5)
30
(138.3)
36
(164.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(5.0)
2
(10.1)
3
(15.0)
9
(44.2)
3
(14.6)
1
(4.9)
3
(14.4)
4
(19.1)
1
(4.8)
2
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
City-Data.com crime index229.1229.4218.5220.3172.3146.8170.2126.6118.2141.7120.2126.8128.1133.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Golden Valley, MN

Crime rate in Golden Valley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 41 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Golden Valley, MN City Guides:

Ancestries: German (20.5%), Norwegian (9.8%), European (5.1%), Irish (5.1%), Russian (4.5%), American (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 10.2 square miles.

Population density: 2,139 people per square mile   (low).

Golden Valley, Minnesota map

1,872 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe, 2.7% Asia, 1.3% Latin America).

This city:

8.5%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,639 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,319 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Minneapolis, MN (4.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (359.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Robbinsdale, MN (1.6 miles ),
Medicine Lake, MN (1.7 miles ),
Crystal, MN (1.8 miles ),
St. Louis Park, MN (1.8 miles ),
New Hope, MN (1.8 miles ),
Minneapolis, MN (2.2 miles ),
Hopkins, MN (2.3 miles ),
Plymouth, MN (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 44.99 N, Longitude: 93.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +21,245 (+97.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,225 (18.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Golden Valley, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Golden Valley, MN in 2019
Golden Valley satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $222,700
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $230,500
  • 1999: 61 buildings, average cost: $234,300
  • 2000: 55 buildings, average cost: $285,800
  • 2001: 106 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $335,200
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $418,700
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $313,600
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $381,600
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $656,800
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $373,700
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $397,900
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $349,600
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $247,400
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $408,700
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $385,000
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $344,600
  • 2015: 22 buildings, average cost: $408,400
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $422,900
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $352,100
  • 2018: 21 buildings, average cost: $463,200
  • 2019: 13 buildings, average cost: $496,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Golden Valley, MN residents
Average permit cost in Golden Valley, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Historical population in Golden Valley, MN
Historical housing units in Golden Valley, MN
Most common industries in Golden Valley, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.1%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.3%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Golden Valley, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
  • Lawyers (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)

Average climate in Golden Valley, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Golden Valley, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.12
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.26
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00288. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00288
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Golden Valley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the Golden Valley city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 4.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Golden Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 150.2 miles away from Golden Valley center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 302.7 miles away from Golden Valley center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 178.9 miles away from Golden Valley center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 315.9 miles away from Golden Valley center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hennepin County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Golden Valley topographic map

Main business address for: PENTAIR INC (SPECIAL INDUSTRY MACHINERY (NO METALWORKING MACHINERY)), WINMARK CORP (RETAIL-MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL).

Hospitals in Golden Valley:

  • GOLDEN VALLEY HEALTH CENTER (4101 GOLDEN VALLEY RD)
  • MTAI GLADSON (7350 RIDGEWAY ROAD)
  • MTAI SAND CREEK (5555 WESTBROOK ROAD)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTH CARE OF MINNEAPOLIS INC (5801 DULUTH ST, SUITE 380)
  • REGENCY HOSPITAL OF MPLS LLC (1300 HIDDEN LAKES PARKWAY)
  • THC MINNEAPOLIS (4101 GOLDEN VALLEY ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Golden Valley:

  • COLONIAL ACRES HEALTH CARE CTR (5825 ST CROIX AVENUE)
  • COLONIAL ACRES HOME INC (5825 ST CROIX AVENUE NORTH)
  • COURAGE RESIDENCE (3915 GOLDEN VALLEY ROAD)
  • GOLDEN VALLEY GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (5411 CIRCLE DOWNS)
  • GOLDEN VALLEY REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (7505 COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE)
  • TREVILLA OF GOLDEN VALLEY (7505 COUNTRY CLUB RD)
  • WELDWOOD HEALTH CARECENTER (5411 CIRCLE DOWNS)

Dialysis Facilities in Golden Valley:

  • FMC DIALYSIS - GOLDEN VALLEY (6155 DULUTH ST)

Home Health Centers in Golden Valley:

  • ALLIANCE HHC AND NURSING SERVICE (1405 NORTH LILAC DRIVE STE 218)
  • CARE PLUS HOME HEALTH AGENCY (4050 OLSON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY)
  • COVENANT CARE AT HOME (5800 ST CROIX AVENUE)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE INC (800 BOONE AVENUE NORTH SUITE 200)
  • INTERNATIONAL HEALTH CARE SERV (5801 DULUTH STREET, SUITE 310)
  • UNIVERSAL HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (4725 OLSON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY)

Amtrak station near Golden Valley:

  • 9 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Golden Valley:

  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 4 miles; Minneapolis, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,726)
  • Capella University (about 5 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 21,718)
  • Walden University (about 5 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • Augsburg College (about 7 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 2,954)
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (about 7 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 43,506)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 8 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 8 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)

Public high schools in Golden Valley:

  • ROBBINSDALE TRANSITION CENTER (Location: 2400 SANDBURG LANE, Grades: 12)
  • ADULT ACADEMICS (Location: 2400 SANDBURG LN, Grades: 9-12)
  • HIGHVIEW ALC (Location: 2400 SANDBURG LN, Grades: 9-12)
  • HIGHVIEW INDEPENDENT STUDY (Location: 2400 SANDBURG LN, Grades: 9-12)
  • ROBBINSDALE TASC ALC (Location: 2400 SANDBURG LN, Grades: 9-12)
  • PERPICH CENTER FOR ARTS EDUCATION (Location: 6125 OLSON MEMORIAL HWY, Grades: 11-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Golden Valley:

  • BEST ACADEMY (Location: 1300 OLSON MEMORIAL HWY, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • MEADOWBROOK ELEMENTARY (Location: 5430 GLENWOOD AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • NOBLE ELEMENTARY (Location: 2601 NOBLE AVE N, Grades: KG-5)
  • SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING-ARTS AT OLSON (Location: 1751 KELLY DR, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Golden Valley:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD SCHOOL (Students: 329, Location: 145 JERSEY AVE S, Grades: KG-6)
  • KING OF GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 208, Location: 6000 DULUTH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Golden Valley

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Parkvalley Catholic School changed its name to Good Shepherd School as of Jan. 1, 2006. All other contact information is the same. Their website address is www.gsgvschool.org

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Golden Valley: Theodore Wirth Golf Course (A), Golden Valley Country Club (B), Brookview Country Club (C), Golden Valley Fire Department Station 3 (D), Golden Valley Fire Department Station 2 (E), Golden Valley Fire Department Station 1 (F), Golden Valley City Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Golden Valley Commons Shopping Center (1), Golden Valley Shopping Center (2), Spring Gate Shopping Center (3), Valley Plaza Center Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Golden Valley include: PENTAIR INC (A), WINMARK CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Golden Valley include: Valley of Peace Lutheran Church (A), Valley Community Presbyterian Church (B), Unity Christ Church (C), Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church (D), Speak the Word Church International (E), Saint Margaret Mary Church (F), Redeemer Reformed Church (G), Oak Grove Church (H), Calvary Lutheran Church of Golden Valley (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Golden Valley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Wirth Lake (A), Twin Lake (B), Sweeney Lake (C), Rice Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Golden Valley include: Lions Club Park (1), Medley Hills Park (2), Natchez Park (3), Scheids Park (4), Valley View Park (5), Wesley Park (6), Wirth Park (7), Lakeview Heights Park (8), Brookview Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Aaron Sele - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Texas Rangers, born: Jun 25, 1970), Jordan Leopold - NHL player (Calgary Flames, born: Aug 3, 1980), Kelly Lynch - Actor, Joe Frasson - Former NASCAR driver, Scott Thompson Baker - Actor, Sean Lumpkin - Football player.

Hennepin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Golden Valley that have no violations reported:

  • GOLDEN VALLEY (Address: 7800 Golden Valley Road , Population served: 20,281, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Golden Valley in 2010:

  • 280 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 122 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Golden Valley in 2000:

  • 441 people in nursing homes
  • 102 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 63 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 56 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 56 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 51 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in halfway houses

Banks with branches in Golden Valley (2011 data):

  • Venture Bank: Golden Valley Branch at 6210 Wayzata Boulevard, branch established on 2004/05/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $319.9 mil, Deposits: $291.2 mil, headquarters in Bloomington, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Venture Bancshares, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Covenant Manor at 5800 St. Croix Avenue, branch established on 2002/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Central Bank: Winnetka Avenue North Branch at 945 Winnetka Avenue North, branch established on 2003/12/01. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $1,120.1 mil, Deposits: $949.3 mil, headquarters in Stillwater, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Golden Valley Branch at 8200 Golden Valley Road, branch established on 2001/02/26. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Golden Valley Byerly's Branch at 5725 Duluth Street, branch established on 1993/10/08. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • BNC National Bank: Golden Valley Branch at 650 Douglas Drive, branch established on 2004/04/26. Info updated 2011/04/14: Bank assets: $662.4 mil, Deposits: $576.9 mil, headquarters in Glendale, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Bnccorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Golden Valley:

Marital status in Golden Valley, MN
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Golden Valley:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Golden Valley
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Golden Valley, MN (based on Hennepin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic215,20574
Mainline Protestant193,498234
Evangelical Protestant162,094393
Other41,287110
Black Protestant10,81221
Orthodox3,3376
None526,192-
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: 203
Hennepin County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 14
Hennepin County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 78
Hennepin County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 283
Hennepin County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 807
This county:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hennepin County:

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Hennepin County:

22.8%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Golden Valley:

58.0%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Golden Valley:

57.6%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Golden Valley:

27.8
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.1%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Golden Valley:

8.0%
State:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Golden Valley:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Golden Valley:

34.2%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

63.2%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Golden Valley, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 31$265,719$102,8590$0
Parks and Recreation 21$139,167$79,52431$30,167
Streets and Highways 21$142,302$81,3150$0
Other and Unallocable 13$86,230$79,5970$0
Police - Other 10$47,861$57,4330$0
Financial Administration 7$64,044$109,7900$0
Other Government Administration 6$55,665$111,3306$7,722
Sewerage 6$38,757$77,5140$0
Firefighters 5$43,176$103,62251$27,043
Water Supply 5$35,441$85,0580$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$22,640$90,5600$0
Fire - Other 1$5,582$66,9841$2,054
Totals for Government 129$946,584$88,05489$66,986

Golden Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,108,000 ($324.77)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $8,354,000 ($381.71)
    Police Protection: $6,303,000 ($287.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,638,000 ($211.92)
    Regular Highways: $4,471,000 ($204.29)
    Financial Administration: $2,478,000 ($113.22)
    General - Other: $1,714,000 ($78.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,349,000 ($61.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $389,000 ($17.77)
    Central Staff Services: $307,000 ($14.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000 ($7.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,478,000 ($113.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $14,586,000 ($666.45)
    Regular Highways: $5,969,000 ($272.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,225,000 ($55.97)
    Water Utilities: $834,000 ($38.11)
    Police Protection: $189,000 ($8.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $139,000 ($6.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000 ($1.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($3.47)

Golden Valley government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $3,363,000 ($153.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,348,000 ($107.28)
    Other: $1,671,000 ($76.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $467,000 ($21.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,225,000 ($55.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,107,000 ($50.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $636,000 ($29.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $400,000 ($18.28)
    Interest Earnings: $337,000 ($15.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,372,000 ($519.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,422,000 ($64.97)
    Other: $576,000 ($26.32)
    General Local Government Support: $253,000 ($11.56)
  • Tax - Property: $21,389,000 ($977.29)
    Other License: $3,142,000 ($143.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $725,000 ($33.13)

Golden Valley government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $84,320,000 ($3852.69)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,680,000 ($3823.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,430,000 ($430.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,790,000 ($401.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,337,000 ($380.93)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,478,000 ($341.68)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $859,000 ($39.25)

Golden Valley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,463,000 ($843.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,478,000 ($341.68)

7.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($714 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ramsey County, MN  1.17% ($51,884 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.63% ($55,831)
from Anoka County, MN  0.63% ($51,823)


7.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($701 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.07%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ramsey County, MN  1.11% ($48,134 average AGI)
to Anoka County, MN  0.71% ($46,771)
to Dakota County, MN  0.66% ($58,491)
Businesses in Golden Valley, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Burger King1Red Lobster1
Caribou Coffee2Starbucks1
Chipotle1Subway1
Dairy Queen2Super 81
FedEx6T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jimmy John's1Toyota1
KFC1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets6Walgreens1
McDonald's2Wendy's1
Menards1

Strongest AM radio stations in Golden Valley:

  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFXN (690 AM; 1 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Golden Valley:

  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KDXL (106.5 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #283)
  • KUOM-FM (106.5 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMOJ (89.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION & DEVELOPEMENT)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Golden Valley:

  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Golden Valley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 94Number of bridges
  • 1,033ft / 315mTotal length
  • $6,136,996,000Total costs
  • 2,121,963Total average daily traffic
  • 59,763Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,022,954Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Golden Valley, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 651980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 152000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Golden Valley, MN
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED98$210,499149$203,146708$220,12740$146,80932$152,7130$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$235,16212$188,58354$224,4263$137,5331$168,8300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$158,00023$181,530118$243,24121$76,0377$136,5711$39,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$196,33015$249,933119$224,1667$113,4234$120,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$181,8204$211,25029$188,9395$126,0001$355,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0216.01 , 0216.02, 0217.00, 0218.00, 0219.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$192,14418$242,655
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$175,9464$260,918
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$169,1085$152,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$257,8002$154,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$114,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0216.01 , 0216.02, 0217.00, 0218.00, 0219.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Golden Valley, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Golden Valley, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 57. The highest number of fires - 73 took place in 2007, and the least - 41 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Golden Valley, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.5%), and Outside Fires (22.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Golden Valley, MN
    • 50852.5%Structure Fires
    • 21522.2%Outside Fires
    • 21221.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 323.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Golden Valley, MN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Golden Valley, MN
  • 89.5%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Golden Valley, MN
  • 59.8%Utility gas
  • 27.5%Electricity
  • 8.2%Other fuel
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood


Golden Valley compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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