In 2000, Bryant's average household size was higher than Minneapolis'. The neighborhood had an average of 2.7 people per household, compared to 2.3 in Minneapolis.
There were 3.4 percent fewer households in Bryant from 1980 to 2000. The number of family households decreased during this time, although they continued to account for more than 60 percent of the total. Two household types have increased: people who live together but are not related, and people who live alone and are younger than 65.
Since 1980, the percentage of householders living alone has been lower in Bryant than in Minneapolis. The percentages increased slightly for both during this time, but more in the city. In 2000, 25 percent of Bryant's residents lived alone while 40 percent of residents citywide did.
Although Bryant's senior population has been decreasing, the neighborhood's percentage of senior residents living alone increased from 1980 to 2000. But compared to the city, the neighborhood's percentage is still low; in 2000, Bryant had 32 percent and Minneapolis had 37 percent.
Between 1980 and 2000 the proportion of families with children increased in Bryant from 50 percent to 53 percent. This is slightly larger than in Minneapolis, where in 2000 50 percent of the families had children under 18.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011