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