Golden Valley is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 8,629 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Golden Valley is the 58th largest community in Arizona.
Golden Valley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Golden Valley is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Golden Valley who work in office and administrative support (19.65%), sales jobs (9.49%), and management occupations (7.86%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Golden Valley has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Golden Valley a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Golden Valley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Golden Valley ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.34% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Golden Valley in 2010 was $17,554, which is lower middle income relative to Arizona, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,216 for a family of four.
The people who call Golden Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Golden Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Golden Valley include Irish, English, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Golden Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.