Golden Valley, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 20,845 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 9,703  (46.6%)
Females: 11,142  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55411, 55426.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $80,708 (it was $62,063 in 2000)
Golden Valley:

$80,708
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $45,768 (it was $34,094 in 2000)

Golden Valley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $254,040 (it was $158,200 in 2000)
Golden Valley:

$254,040
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,071.

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  • Races in Golden Valley, MN (2013)

    Golden Valley races chart
    • 17,09681.1%White alone
    • 1,6157.7%Black alone
    • 9384.4%Asian alone
    • 8384.0%Two or more races
    • 4872.3%Hispanic
    • 320.2%Other race alone
    • 290.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Golden Valley: 113.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.0%), Norwegian (10.9%), Irish (8.0%), Swedish (7.3%), English (5.4%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 10.2 square miles.

Population density: 2,037 people per square mile   (low).

Golden Valley,MN real estate house value index trend

Golden Valley, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Golden Valley:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Golden Valley city:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

1,970 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia, 2.4% Europe, 2.3% Africa).

This city:

9.4%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,795 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,544 (1.5%)

Golden Valley satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.99 N, Longitude: 93.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +21,053 (+100.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,291 (20.5%)

Golden Valley household income distribution Golden Valley home values distribution

Crime rates in Golden Valley by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.90.00.00.0
Rapes 146788N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A4
per 100,000 68.329.033.538.739.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A19.1
Robberies 1912251817221118147595
per 100,000 92.758.0119.787.183.6109.355.490.168.834.124.443.323.9
Assaults 19161724262212191712897
per 100,000 92.777.381.4116.1127.9109.360.495.183.658.539.043.333.5
Burglaries 10310913014411299141124138898510059
per 100,000 502.5526.7622.5696.5551.0491.6709.8621.0678.3433.6414.1481.1282.2
Thefts 494462493423476459492440441348339399378
per 100,000 2,409.92,232.52,360.52,046.02,341.82,279.42,476.72,203.42,167.61,695.31,651.41,919.51,808.3
Auto thefts 46345761784349224429141914
per 100,000 224.4164.3272.9295.1383.7213.5246.7110.2216.3141.368.291.467.0
Arson 5673612393134
per 100,000 24.429.033.514.529.55.010.115.044.214.64.914.419.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 222.0173.2211.7207.8217.2203.0203.3193.7195.3152.7130.1150.8112.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Golden Valley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 40 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Minnesota average:

1.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -793 (-3.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Golden Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Golden Valley, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 below Minnesota state average. It is 92% 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 the city 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 the city 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 Golden Valley center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 315.9 miles away from the city 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Golden Valley topographic 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.

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)

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)

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)

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:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Golden Valley:

Private elementary/middle schools in Golden Valley:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 145 JERSEY AVE S; Grades: KG - 6)
  • KING OF GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 6000 DULUTH ST; Grades: PK - 8)

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

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 104. This is worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.118. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.118
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.24. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.24
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.525. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.525
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.85
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00121. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00121
U.S.:

0.01468

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.8%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents, 78.4% for American Indian residents, 41.4% for two or more races residents)
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

Golden Valley, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Golden Valley compared to Minnesota state average:

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

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Minnesota average:

10.7

Golden Valley travel time to work - commute Golden Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

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.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 14
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Hennepin County:

22.8%
Minnesota:

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

15.2%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$48,650$72,9750$0
Other Government Administration 8$55,786$83,6797$4,636
Police Protection - Officers 30$221,431$88,5720$0
Police - Other 9$33,733$44,9771$3,738
Firefighters 3$19,833$79,33250$18,234
Fire - Other 1$4,397$52,7640$0
Streets and Highways 19$112,794$71,2380$0
Solid Waste Management 1$6,297$75,5640$0
Sewerage 6$29,743$59,4860$0
Parks and Recreation 20$108,659$65,19524$12,645
Water Supply 5$24,786$59,4860$0
Other and Unallocable 11$57,272$62,4791$1,778
Totals for Government 121$723,381$71,74083$41,031

Golden Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $12,310,000 ($590.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $134,000 ($6.43)
    Police Protection: $134,000 ($6.43)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $5,144,000 ($246.77)
    Police Protection: $4,292,000 ($205.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,542,000 ($169.92)
    Regular Highways: $2,142,000 ($102.76)
    Financial Administration: $1,642,000 ($78.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $766,000 ($36.75)
    Central Staff Services: $722,000 ($34.64)
    Sewerage: $677,000 ($32.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $520,000 ($24.95)
    General Public Buildings: $347,000 ($16.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $167,000 ($8.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($7.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,562,000 ($170.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,359,000 ($401.01)

Golden Valley government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,116,000 ($245.43)
    All Other: $1,722,000 ($82.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,716,000 ($82.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $283,000 ($13.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,848,000 ($184.60)
    Special Assessments: $1,895,000 ($90.91)
    General Revenue, NEC: $873,000 ($41.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $330,000 ($15.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,078,000 ($147.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $123,000 ($5.90)
    Highways: $79,000 ($3.79)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - Property: $15,977,000 ($766.47)
    Other License: $1,634,000 ($78.39)
    Motor Vehicle License: $531,000 ($25.47)

Golden Valley government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $96,188,000 ($4614.44)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $96,188,000 ($4614.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,540,000 ($4007.68)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,465,000 ($3764.21)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,740,000 ($611.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,665,000 ($367.71)

Golden Valley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,679,000 ($416.36)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,188,000 ($4614.44)

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($501 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ramsey County, MN  1.08% ($37,449 average AGI)
from Anoka County, MN  0.63% ($35,260)
from Dakota County, MN  0.61% ($41,449)


6.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($747 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.08%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ramsey County, MN  1.06% ($36,445 average AGI)
to Anoka County, MN  0.63% ($36,705)
to Dakota County, MN  0.59% ($41,230)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Golden Valley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 112Number of bridges
  • 837m2,746ftTotal length
  • $7,168,000Total costs
  • 2,687,837Total average daily traffic
  • 79,103Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 741980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 172000-2009
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 112
  • Service Call: 6

Incident types - Golden Valley

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Golden Valley, MN
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
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