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People

Total Population 20,866
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 10,879
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 54.1%
Median Earnings25+ $51,998
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,923

Wealth

Median Family Income $105,997
% Above Poverty Level 91.8%
% Below Poverty Level 8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 3.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,123
Median House Value $265,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.1%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 11.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Golden Valley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 4 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hennepin
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55416, 55422, 55426, 55427
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.009
Longitude -93.348

Golden Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MINNEAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
Station CHASKA
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station DELANO
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Columbia Heights 19,632 $55,915
Crystal 22,607 $70,186
Medicine Lake 345 $106,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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6125 OLSON MEMORIAL HWY.
763-591-4700
Serves 274 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

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7400 LAUREN AVENUE N. SUITE 2
763-550-7114
A Non-traditional School
Serves 56 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 62.2

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7400 LAUREL AVE.N.
763-545-6502
A Non-traditional School
Serves 47 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.1

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