Golden Valley Real Estate Information

The city of Golden Valley is a medium sized town found in the central southern portion of the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes. Golden Valley has a population of approximately twenty thousand, three hundred residents, and is found in Hennepin County. Golden Valley is found to the west of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, and is somewhere between an independent city and a suburb. Golden Valley covers a total area of approximately ten and a half square miles, including just less than a third of a square mile of standing surface water. Golden Valley is currently governed by Mayor Linda Loomis, as well as a city council. Notable transportation arteries running through or near Golden Valley include Interstate 394, US Route 169, and Minnesota State Highways 100 and 55.

Golden Valley real estate is quite widely sought after, due to the upper middle class nature of the region's properties. This leads to a higher-than average socioeconomic and racial homogeneity for the Golden Valley area, as well as a substantially elevated per capita and per family income level. Golden Valley cannot be considered a pure suburb, although many residents of Golden Valley properties do choose to commute to their jobs in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan region. Companies with a substantial presence in Golden Valley include General Mills, television station KARE, Honeywell International, United Health Group, and Pentair. In fact, there is a surplus of ten thousand jobs in Golden Valley, meaning that even if every resident in Golden Valley had a job in the town, there would still be an additional ten thousand jobs available for residents of nearby towns and cities.

The educational needs of Golden Valley are met by a number of local schools, including the public schools of Robbinsdale School District and the Hopkins School District. Golden Valley is also home to Good Shepherd Catholic School, and the Perpich Center for Arts Education. Notable residents of Golden Valley throughout the years include Aaron Sele, Tom Barnard, Jordan Leopold, Clayton Moore, Nancy Nord Bence, and Gerald McCullagh. There are also plenty of things to see and do in the nearby Twin Cities Metropolitan Area.