Welcome To Golden Valley

Golden Valley, located just west of Minneapolis, is a lovely first-ring suburb with an urban feel. The prime location is perfect for professional residents commuting to downtown Minneapolis as well as families. The city offers everything from seasonal lawn bowling at Brookview Center to a quaint shopping center. 

With a population of ~21,000 residents, you’d be surprised to learn that over 15% of the city’s lands is dedicated to parks and open spaces. This area is a more expensive suburb of Minneapolis, with an average sales price of $421,000 over the last 12 months. Single family homes are most often found in this area, but you will also see some luxury condos and smaller townhomes as well.


Golden Valley is within a 10 minute drive from downtown Minneapolis. You will often see a clear shot of the city skyline on many of the roads leading out of Golden Valley. 

It is bordered by Minneapolis to the east, Robbinsdale & Crystal to the north, Plymouth to the west, and St. Louis Park to the south. 

Golden Valley sits in a perfect pocket of major roadways that connect it to the greater regions in the Twin Cities. Highway 169 borders the city to the west, and Interstate 394 borders it to the south. Highway 100 runs directly through the center.

5 Reasons You'll LOVE it:

  1.  Brand new Brookview community center & golf course that welcomes residents to play and experience the city. 
  2.  Luce Line Bike Trail runs directly through Golden Valley, encouraging biking activities during the spring, summer, and fall months.
  3.  Wonderful public parks with high quality play equipment. 
  4.  The downtown area is a perfect mixture of quality chain locations and local dives.
  5.  Home to major corporation, General Mills, with amazing local job opportunities.

5 Reasons You'll hate it:

  1.  Not as many local options for dining and shopping to help support the direct local community. 
  2.  The lot sizes for homes are tighter and not as large as neighboring cities.
  3.  Golden Valley was built on and near swamp lands, which leads to a much higher frequency in water issues in residents’ basements.
  4.  Numerous residential blocks do not have sidewalks, which increases safety concerns for families or residents that walk pets daily. 
  5.  The city does not have restrictions on the number of garbage/recycling contractors. Constant trucks driving on the residential streets all week. 

Places of Interest


Golden Valley is served by two public school districts: Hopkins and Robbinsdale Area Schools. The schools located in the city limits are:

You can view the school district map of Golden Valley here.

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