Households

The average household size in 1980 for Audubon Park was significantly larger than the citywide figure: 2.4 people per household compared to 2.2. In 1990 and 2000 Audubon Park reported a smaller household size at 2.3 people per household, a level slightly above Minneapolis'.

Audubon Park's family households made up 64 percent of all its households in 1980. This figure declined in the next two census reports and by 2000, family households made up just 53 percent of all the neighborhood's households. Residences where people over the age of 65 live alone experienced a 42 percent decline during this same time period. Also between 1980 and 2000, Audubon Park had an 82 percent increase in households of people who live together but are not related, and a 44 percent increase in households of people who live alone and are under 65.

The percentage of householders living alone in Audubon Park was consistently lower than citywide between 1980 and 2000. The Audubon Park figure gradually increased during this time period, from 29 percent in 1980 to 33 percent in 2000.

The percentage of seniors living alone was consistently lower in the neighborhood than citywide between 1980 and 2000. Audubon Park had its lowest level of seniors living alone in 1990 (at 30 percent); this increased to 33 percent in 2000.

The percentage of families with children under 18 was consistently lower in Audubon Park than citywide between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood had its highest level of 47 percent in 1990.

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011