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RosePointe I

2555 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

4.9
(99 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Moving is an important decision. You owe it to yourself to find an environment in which you can thrive, whether that means being “on the go,” or enjoying quieter interests. RosePointe, conveniently located in Roseville, MN, offers an independent senior community for residents 62 or better who...

The Legacy of St. Anthony

2540 Kenzie Terrace, Saint Anthony, MN 55418

4.7
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Legacy of St. Anthony is an assisted living community located in the heart of the St. Anthony district of Minneapolis, Minnesota. This well wooded district of the city is heavily residential, distancing residents of the Legacy of St. Anthony from the hustle and bustle of the most populated...

Waterford Estates and Manor

6288 Louisiana Ct, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

3.8
(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Waterford Manor has been carefully designed to reflect the warmth and personality of those who make it their home. Adjacent to a park, The Waterford campus encompasses a wildlife refuge, expansive grounds with paved walking paths and lovely gardens. The Waterford welcomes you with caring...

Sunrise of Edina

7128 France Avenue South, Edina, MN 55435

4.2
(69 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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Tradition Living

8500 Tessman Farm Rd N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

4.5
(62 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to senior living your way.Your choices, your satisfaction—with the ease of a low entrance fee community and the beauty of the old Tessman Farm in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Tradition offers robust independent and assisted living in a friendly and inspiring atmosphere that honors who you...

Copperfield Hill

4200 40th Avenue North, Robbinsdale, MN 55422

4.0
(72 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Copperfield Hill offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. Our community is situated 'in the heart of Robbinsdale'. Robin Center and Crystal Lake are located just next door and North Memorial hospital is 1-mile south of Copperfield Hill. Our location offers convenience both to...

Brookdale Edina

3330 Edinborough Way, Edina, MN 55435

3.9
(71 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and when you come home to our luxurious, unique community, with its towering 18 stories and stunning views of downtown Minneapolis, you’ll see that each day opens up a whole realm of possibilities. Our continuing care community...

The Harbors Senior Living of Fridley

5300 4th Street NE, Fridley, MN 55421

4.5
(53 reviews)

Studio

Our community has the latest technology needed to give the best care to our residents to assure cares and wait times are at a minimum at all times as we are a newer community built in 2017Our management staff has over 25 years of combined experience in the industry, priding ourselves in "best of"...

The Commons On Marice

1380 Marice Drive, Eagan, MN 55121

4.2
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Visit The Commons on Marice and discover a remarkable senior community. Everything you need is here, that's the beauty of your convenient, enriching and, most importantly, satisfying independent lifestyle. The Commons is uniquely designed to bring the outside inside. In the two story atrium,...

Sunrise of Roseville

2555 Snelling Avenue North, Roseville, MN 55113

4.1
(57 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Conveniently located just minutes from both the Minneapolis and St. Paul downtown areas, Sunrise of Roseville is in the heart of Roseville on Snelling...

Sunrise of Golden Valley

4950 Olson Memorial Highway, Golden Valley, MN 55422

3.8
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise Senior Living of Golden Valley has been open five years and offers a high level of care in both assisted living and memory care neighborhoods. As part of Sunrise, we bring over 29 years of experience in senior housing. This newer community is conveniently located just outside the...

Heathers Manor

3000 North Douglas Drive, Crystal, MN 55422

3.8
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Heathers Manor Assisted Living is nestled up against Bassett Creek park surrounded by a serene landscape of Waterfalls, ponds, fountains and a beautiful backyard of colorful foliage. Our homemade cuisine is prepared by our four talented chefs of nutritional quality and inspired for delightful...

Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge

16500 92nd Avenue North, Maple Grove, MN 55311

3.7
(53 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Relax and enjoy the finer things in life at Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Our caring and professional staff provides a helping hand for residents who may appreciate assistance with activities of...

Brightondale Senior Campus

2700 Rice Creek Road, New Brighton, MN 55112

4.0
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Brightondale Senior Campus, part of the SilverCrest family, has been serving the north east suburbs for over 20 years. We are well established in the community, and work with our local partners to bring value to the community. Brightondale has been voted Best Retirement Community by Sun Times...

The Glenn Hopkins

1011 Feltl Court, Hopkins, MN 55343

4.1
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

OverviewThe Glenn Hopkins (formerly St. Therese Southwest) has been providing exceptional service to the senior community for 30 years beginning in 1988. Our caring staff have a combined experience level of over 50 years in the senior care service industry. Many of our staff have extensive...

The Lodge at White Bear

3666 East County Line North, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

4.2
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Lodge at White Bear provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in beautiful, secluded woods overlooking a modest lake, we offer small town charm with big city attractions. Healthcare, shopping, dining, golf and entertainment are all just minutes from...

Sunrise of Minnetonka

18605 Old Excelsior Boulevard, Minnetonka, MN 55345

4.0
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

An elegant, residential environment, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Summit Place Senior Campus

8501 Flying Cloud Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

4.3
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Summit Place is Retirement living like no other.  We offer beautiful Town Homes, Independent & Assisted Living apartment homes and Reflections suites/apartments for those with Memory Loss.   What sets this retirement community apart is its commitment to health, fitness and lifelong...

Gable Pines

1260 County Rd E, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110

3.9
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Gable Pines is a beautiful community that opened in June of 2016. Offering options for independent living, assisted living, and memory care. The life enrichment (activities) program is very full and well rounded. The culinary department provides meals that not only nourish, but also delight! All...

Champlin Shores

119 East Hayden Lake Road, Champlin, MN 55316

4.0
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our Champlin, Minn., community, nestled in a beautiful wooded setting on a hill overlooking lovely Mill Pond, offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, so should your needs change over time, and you require memory care, you have the security of knowing you can remain here, in your...

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Cost of independent living in Golden Valley, MN

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $2,367
    State
  • $2,437
    Golden Valley, MN
  • $2,662
    Richfield, MN
  • $1,581
    Brooklyn Park, MN
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Learn More About Independent Living in Golden Valley, MN

Golden Valley is a small, welcoming suburb located just miles away from downtown Minneapolis. Its convenient proximity to the Twin Cities’ premium health care facilities, professional sporting events, and world class arts and theater productions makes it a prime location in the Minneapolis / St. Paul metropolitan area.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Golden Valley are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Golden Valley retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Golden Valley, MN

The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Minnesota was around $2,050 in 2019.

Learn More About Golden Valley, MN

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Golden Valley are rated 6 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated above the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
106 114 112 114 95 103

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$103,067 per year $48,747 per year $84,341 per year $48,982 per year $47,387 per year $5,049 per year $862 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Golden Valley include:

North Memorial Health

  • Facility type: nonprofit, acute care
  • Bed count: 380+
  • Specialties: emergency care, geriatrics, ear nose and throat (ENT)

Hennepin County Medical Center

  • Facility type: governmental, acute care
  • Bed count: 460+
  • Specialties: level I trauma care, diagnostic imaging, home health, hospice

Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center

  • Facility type: university, acute care
  • Bed count: 830+
  • Specialties: primary care, emergency care, solid organ and blood and marrow transplantation, heart disease, cancer

Weather and Climate

Golden Valley’s climate is classified as warm summer continental, which means the city experiences four distinct seasons with a wide variation in seasonal temperatures. The winters tend to be very cold and snowy. The average humidity level is 67%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 77%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
13°F 22°F 4°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
73°F 83°F 63°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 89

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 29.4″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
46.5 21.7% 22,526 2,211.9 per square mile 2.3

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.7% 3.0% 4.4% 2.6% <0.1% 4.2% 85.3%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Minneapolis: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Hennepin County

Democratic Republican Other
70.7% 27.3% 2%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

As a haven for those who love outdoor recreation, Golden Valley’s extensive parks and recreation program offers something for everyone. Area parks feature extensive walking trails, beaches, swimming areas, pickleball courts, and plenty of space for fun and games. Golden Valley also hosts numerous events throughout the year, including weekly concerts in the park and farmers markets in the summer, and culminating in the Golden Valley Arts and Music Festival in the fall. The Golden Valley 55+ Adult Program provides numerous opportunities for seniors to be active and engaged in the local community.

Transportation

Golden Valley is conveniently located along bus lines, providing easy access to both Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Minnesota

Global Pointe Senior Living, Shingle Creek Commons and Flourish Senior Living are the top rated independent living facilities near Golden Valley, Minnesota. See full list of communities.

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