Golden Valley, Minnesota Population 2020

21,831

Golden Valley is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 21,831, it is the 52nd largest city in Minnesota and the 1725th largest city in the United States. Golden Valley is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 7.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,371 in 2010. Golden Valley reached it's highest population of 24,246 in 1970. Spanning over 11 miles, Golden Valley has a population density of 2,141 people per square mile.

The average household income in Golden Valley is $120,508 with a poverty rate of 8.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,231 per month, and the median house value is $288,700. The median age in Golden Valley is 46.5 years, 42.1 years for males, and 50 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.7 males.

Golden Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Golden Valley was:

  • White: 85.84%
  • Black or African American: 6.23%
  • Asian: 3.45%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Golden Valley, Minnesota is 21,831, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,755.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,371.

Golden Valley, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,33985.84%
Black or African American1,3316.23%
Asian7383.45%
Two or More Races7153.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native1420.66%
Some Other Race870.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.06%

Golden Valley Population Pyramid 2020

Golden Valley Median Age

46.5


Total

42.1


Male

50


Female

Golden Valley Adults

There are 17,604 adults, (4,671 of whom are seniors) in Golden Valley.

Golden Valley Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Golden Valley Sex Ratio

Female

11,441

53.55%

Male

9,923

46.45%

Golden Valley Households and Families

Golden Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Golden Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.5%6.5%
All75.1%24.9%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Male55.7%44.3%
Female47.2%52.8%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2772.2675.1
Married4,8022.893.5
Non Family3,6521.356.9
Female7013.347.2
Male1223.4355.7

2.83

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Golden Valley Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1570.95%
9th to 12th Grade1781.08%
High School Graduate2,10612.75%
Some College3,35220.29%
Associates Degree1,0976.64%
Bachelors Degree5,77734.96%
Graduate Degree3,85623.34%

Golden Valley Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,44014,2638,707
Black761668212
Asian635597442
Multiple Races383374107
Hispanic243220165
Other Race646438
Native American6345

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,140$68,823$54,798
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$24,639$28,964$23,089
Some College$43,048$51,071$39,273
Bachelors Degree$69,434$83,866$59,799
Graduate Degree$84,264$105,825$76,528

$62,140

Average Earnings

$68,823

Average Male

$54,798

Average Female

Golden Valley Language

Golden Valley Language by Age

Golden Valley Language

91.48% of Golden Valley residents speak only English, while 8.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.56% of the population.

Golden Valley Poverty

Golden Valley Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,7721,1176.29%
Black1,29643333.41%
Native1416546.10%
Multiple715436.01%
Asian737375.02%

8.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.80%

Male Poverty Rate

8.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Golden Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Golden Valley is Native, with 46.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Golden Valley is Asian, with 5.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School55.48%
High School14.09%
Some College9.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.51%
Male Employed4.96%
Male Unemployed2.83%
Female Employed1.71%

Golden Valley Income

Golden Valley Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$93,329$120,508
Families$123,729$153,218
Married Families$135,951-
Non Families$51,402$68,311

Golden Valley Marital Status

Golden Valley Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Golden Valley Married by Age and Sex

Golden Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Golden Valley Marital Status by Race

Golden Valley Veterans

888

Number of Veterans

867

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam326
World War II147
Korea136
Second Gulf War52
First Gulf War46
Name Veterans % of Total
White8345.38%
2 or More276.94%
Black182.03%
Asian91.39%

$Golden Valley Veterans by Education

1.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Golden Valley Employment Status

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Golden Valley Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

60.79%

Born in Minnesota

91.93%

Native Born

8.07%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.93% of Golden Valley residents were born in the United States, with 60.79% having been born in Minnesota. 2.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,831380.17%
201921,793380.17%
201821,7553041.42%
201721,451380.18%
201621,4131030.48%
201521,3104071.95%
201420,903340.16%
201320,869610.29%
201220,8082201.07%
201120,5882081.02%
201020,380990.05%
200020,281-690-0.33%
199020,971-1,804-0.82%
198022,775-1,471-0.62%
197024,2469,6875.23%
196014,5599,00810.12%
19505,5514,8514.23%
19007000.00%