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Golden Valley is a city in Hennepin County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Golden Valley. For links to other places called Golden Valley, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Golden Valley is 45.009N. The longitude is -93.348W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 856 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,505.


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Median household income
Local
$62,063
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Golden Valley demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 49. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Dunn Brothers, Starbucks
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 210

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Golden Valley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hennepin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55405 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Golden Valley residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Golden Valley ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Golden Valley was $34,094, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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47% of Golden Valley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Golden Valley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $638.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,246.


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Libraries in Golden Valley include Golden Valley Community Library, Minnesota Genealogical Society ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Golden Valley include New Hope-Golden Valley Sun Post

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Hennepin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Golden Valley political report.

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The average commute time for Golden Valley workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Golden Valley between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Golden Valley include Super 8.

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