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With a population of just over 20,000, Golden Valley, Minnesota, is an idyllic homestead nestled just five miles from downtown Minneapolis, making it an ideally located first-ring suburb of the Twin Cities metro region. Not only does Golden Valley boast one of the most desirable suburban locations near Minneapolis, it also has great schools, a strong local business scene, is easily commutable, and has a diverse array of neighborhoods and housing options for real estate buyers of all kinds.
Right in Hennepin County, adjacent to all that Minneapolis proper has to offer, Golden Valley is just over ten square miles and is the main corporate headquarters of business giant General Mills. Home to the Robbinsdale school district and the Hopkins school district, Golden Valley, MN, also offers a variety of private and religious schools for families moving to the Minneapolis area and looking for the neighborhoods with the best school districts.
Some of the leading employers of the Golden Valley area include Room & Board, Pentair, and General Mills. With over 5,000 families in the Golden Valley area, the local economy and social scene are ideal for families and individuals looking for close proximity to the Twin Cities while maintaining a smaller town, suburban feeling. Golden Valley is also located in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District, for those interested in local politics in Hennepin County and at the state level.
For those interested in moving to a top Minneapolis suburb and in need of a real estate agent in the Golden Valley area, there’s plenty of attributes to be aware of if you’re a civically engaged citizen. For starters, Golden Valley offers plenty of recreational and community opportunities, including Bridge Builders, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, and a variety of volunteer opportunities. Recreationally, there are plenty of athletic programs, leagues, and social events in the Golden Valley area, including local races, bike rodeos, concerts in the park, ice cream socials, and more.
Incorporated in 1886, Golden Valley was formerly an agricultural community in its early days, with only a few hundred residents that tended to farms and mills. It was not until the railroad was built in 1912 that residential development went on the rise. As the growth of the Twin Cities region has skyrocketed, so has the population and amenities in its popular suburbs. Particularly for those looking to find an affordable home close to Minneapolis that makes for a good investment, a first-ring suburb with all the amenities like Golden Valley is an ideal choice for homebuyers.
If you’re looking for a real estate agent to assist you in buying a home near Minneapolis, in an affordable and up and coming suburban region like Golden Valley, look no further than the Doyle Real Estate Team, a top rated, trustworthy group of area professionals well-versed in the local inventory of the Twin Cities. No matter you homeownership goals may be—from living near the Minneapolis area’s best school districts to buying a home or condo that’s in the top commutable neighborhoods to the Twin Cities—we at the Doyle Real Estate know Hennepin County and all its desirable suburbs and homes for sales more than any other top rate realtor in the area. Consult with a member of our team to begin your home search today.
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Low: 406 sq. ft.
High: 6,800 sq. ft.
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