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Population in 2012: 20,776 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 

Males: 9,977  (48.0%)
Females: 10,799  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  45.7 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55411, 55426.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $76,931 (it was $62,063 in 2000)
Golden Valley:

$76,931
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $45,120

Golden Valley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $246,520 (it was $158,200 in 2000)
Golden Valley:

$246,520
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $328,365; Detached houses: $343,928; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,092; In 2-unit structures: $283,332; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $188,447; Mobile homes: $59,686

Median gross rent in 2012: $948.

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  • White alone - 16,762 (81.9%)
  • Black alone - 1,399 (6.8%)
  • Asian alone - 938 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 839 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 479 (2.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 16 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Golden Valley: 113.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (21.6%), Norwegian (11.1%), Irish (8.1%), Swedish (7.8%), English (5.2%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 10.2 square miles.

Population density: 2,031 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Golden Valley:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Golden Valley city:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

1,956 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia, 2.1% Europe, 1.0% Africa).

This city:  9.6%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,767 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,536 (1.4%)

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: +20,909 (+102.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,830 (17.0%)

Golden Valley household income distribution Golden Valley home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Golden Valley by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2000000000100
per 100,000 9.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.90.00.0
Rapes 5146788N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 23.668.329.033.538.739.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 9191225181722111814759
per 100,000 42.492.758.0119.787.183.6109.355.490.168.834.124.443.3
Assaults 221916172426221219171289
per 100,000 103.792.777.381.4116.1127.9109.360.495.183.658.539.043.3
Burglaries 96103109130144112991411241388985100
per 100,000 452.4502.5526.7622.5696.5551.0491.6709.8621.0678.3433.6414.1481.1
Thefts 534494462493423476459492440441348339399
per 100,000 2516.72409.92232.52360.52046.02341.82279.42476.72203.42167.61695.31651.41919.5
Auto thefts 49463457617843492244291419
per 100,000 230.9224.4164.3272.9295.1383.7213.5246.7110.2216.3141.368.291.4
Arson 4567361239313
per 100,000 18.924.429.033.514.529.55.010.115.044.214.64.914.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 196.6221.9173.0211.5207.7217.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Minnesota average:

1.66

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Golden Valley, Minnesota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -793 (-3.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Lawyers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Golden Valley, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Golden Valley-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 92% 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 below Minnesota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 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/medical centers in Golden Valley:

  • FMC DIALYSIS - GOLDEN VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, 6155 DULUTH ST)
  • ALLIANCE HHC AND NURSING SERVICE (Home Health Center, 1405 NORTH LILAC DRIVE STE 218)
  • CARE PLUS HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 4050 OLSON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY)
  • COVENANT CARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, 5800 ST CROIX AVENUE)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, 800 BOONE AVENUE NORTH SUITE 200)
  • INTERNATIONAL HEALTH CARE SERV (Home Health Center, 5801 DULUTH STREET, SUITE 310)
  • UNIVERSAL HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, 4725 OLSON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY)
  • GOLDEN VALLEY HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, 4101 GOLDEN VALLEY RD)
  • MTAI GLADSON (Hospital, 7350 RIDGEWAY ROAD)
  • MTAI SAND CREEK (Hospital, 5555 WESTBROOK ROAD)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTH CARE OF MINNEAPOLIS INC (Hospital, 5801 DULUTH ST, SUITE 380)
  • REGENCY HOSPITAL OF MPLS LLC (Hospital, 1300 HIDDEN LAKES PARKWAY)
  • THC MINNEAPOLIS (Hospital, 4101 GOLDEN VALLEY ROAD)
  • COLONIAL ACRES HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 5825 ST CROIX AVENUE)
  • COLONIAL ACRES HOME INC (Nursing Home, 5825 ST CROIX AVENUE NORTH)
  • COURAGE RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, 3915 GOLDEN VALLEY ROAD)
  • GOLDEN VALLEY GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, 5411 CIRCLE DOWNS)
  • GOLDEN VALLEY REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 7505 COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE)
  • TREVILLA OF GOLDEN VALLEY (Nursing Home, 7505 COUNTRY CLUB RD)
  • WELDWOOD HEALTH CARECENTER (Nursing Home, 5411 CIRCLE DOWNS)

Political contributions by individuals in Golden Valley, MN

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.

Local government website: www.ci.golden-valley.mn.us

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

  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 4 miles; Minneapolis, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,477)
  • Capella University (about 5 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Walden University (about 5 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 29,744)
  • Augsburg College (about 7 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (about 7 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 38,094)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 8 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 8 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 2,985)

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

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
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AQI  CO  Ozone  Pb  SO2 NO2 PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average.
City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.162. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.162
U.S.:

0.334
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00632. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00632
U.S.:

0.02218
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.351. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.351
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.28
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6

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

RUM RIVER SCOUT CAMP-VIKING COUNCIL BSA (Address: 5300 Glenwood Avenue , Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-14-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-1998), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-14-1998), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-14-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-1998), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-1998)

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

  • GOLDEN VALLEY (Population served: 20281, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.1%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 32.6% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Golden Valley, MN

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 compared to Minnesota state average:

Golden Valley, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Golden Valley travel time to work - commute


Golden Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.71%
Here57.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents40.5%23.7%4.9%3.7%3.5%
Congregations11.5%18.7%2.2%7.0%5.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristBaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents2.7%2.4%2.1%1.9%14.8%
Congregations3.7%4.4%3.1%3.0%40.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hennepin County:

15.2%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$31,191$53,4701$724
Other Government Administration 7$39,522$67,7526$5,632
Police Protection - Officers 29$192,775$79,7690$0
Police - Other 8$24,033$36,0500$0
Firefighters 3$17,581$70,32449$27,281
Fire - Other 1$3,600$43,2000$0
Streets and Highways 21$122,490$69,9943$1,897
Sewerage 10$46,890$56,2680$0
Parks and Recreation 19$89,373$56,44631$16,572
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$11,400$68,4002$1,756
Natural Resources 1$2,845$34,1400$0
Other and Unallocable 14$62,393$53,4804$8,586
Totals for Government 122$644,093$63,35396$62,448

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $12,310,000 ($592.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $134,000 ($6.45)
    Police Protection: $134,000 ($6.45)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $5,144,000 ($247.59)
    Police Protection: $4,292,000 ($206.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,542,000 ($170.49)
    Regular Highways: $2,142,000 ($103.10)
    Financial Administration: $1,642,000 ($79.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $766,000 ($36.87)
    Central Staff Services: $722,000 ($34.75)
    Sewerage: $677,000 ($32.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $520,000 ($25.03)
    General Public Buildings: $347,000 ($16.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $167,000 ($8.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($7.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,562,000 ($171.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,359,000 ($402.34)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,116,000 ($246.25)
    All Other: $1,722,000 ($82.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,716,000 ($82.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $283,000 ($13.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,848,000 ($185.21)
    Special Assessments: $1,895,000 ($91.21)
    General Revenue, NEC: $873,000 ($42.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $330,000 ($15.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,078,000 ($148.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $123,000 ($5.92)
    Highways: $79,000 ($3.80)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - Property: $15,977,000 ($769.01)
    Other License: $1,634,000 ($78.65)
    Motor Vehicle License: $531,000 ($25.56)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $96,188,000 ($4629.77)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $96,188,000 ($4629.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,540,000 ($4020.99)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,465,000 ($3776.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,740,000 ($613.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,665,000 ($368.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,679,000 ($417.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,188,000 ($4629.77)

7.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,890 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.18%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ramsey County, MN  1.11% ($38,417 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.65% ($40,744)
from Anoka County, MN  0.60% ($39,768)


7.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($481 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.08%
Minnesota average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ramsey County, MN  1.10% ($36,869 average AGI)
to Anoka County, MN  0.85% ($41,540)
to Dakota County, MN  0.80% ($42,525)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 112
Total length: 837 meters (2,746ft)
Total costs: $7,168,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,687,837
Total average daily truck traffic: 79,103

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 74
  • 1990-1999: 7
  • 2000-2009: 17
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 Hardware1Menards1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Caribou Coffee2Red Lobster1
Chipotle1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen2Subway1
FedEx6Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Jimmy John's1Taco Bell1
KFC1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets6Walgreens1
McDonald's2Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Golden Valley, MN

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William J. Linder (54)
  • Michael E. Besse (37)
  • Bruce F. Field (29)
  • Michael J. Pikus (28)
  • Douglas E. Weiss (17)
  • Kathleen M. Barnes (16)
  • Touby A. Drew (14)
  • Steen Moeller (12)
  • Jeffrey A. Weber (12)
  • Sharath Venkatesha (11)

Total of 563 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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