Located just 5 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. Golden Valley’s proximity to downtown Minneapolis and its access to four major arterial roadways make it a prime commercial and industrial location. In fact, there are about 30,000 full-time jobs within the city—more than in any other city in the metro area. Very desirable location, ample parks and nature areas, diversity, booming businesses, and highly rated schools, Golden Valley is one of the best places to live in the Twin Cities Metro area. Fifteen percent of Golden Valley (more than 1,035 acres) is dedicated to parks and open space, and the City maintains nearly 50 miles of trails, as well as numerous ball fields, courts, and activity areas.
Golden Valley boasts more than 9,000 housing units, ranging from traditional suburban homes to high-rise condominiums. Although settlements in Golden Valley were established as early as the 1860s, most of the area’s housing stock dates to the 1950s and 1960s.
Embracing diversity and recognizing rights of individuals. Golden Valley strives to be a supportive and united community. This includes our furry companions. With Seasonal off-lease pet areas. This is new to the city of Golden Valley, as of March 2018.