In 1980, Bryn Mawr and Minneapolis each had an average of 2.2 people per household. Bryn Mawr's average household size went below the city's average in 1990 and did not change in 2000. By then, Bryn Mawr averaged 2.1 people per household whereas Minneapolis averaged 2.3 people per household.
Between 1980 and 2000, the total number of households decreased by only 1 percent. During this period, a decrease of nearly 30 percent was seen in the number of households with people who live alone and are age 65 or older. Likewise, the number of family households decreased 16 percent. Balancing these decreases, the number of households of people who live alone and are under age 65 grew
Between 1980 and 2000, the proportion of householders living alone in Bryn Mawr increased steadily but also remained lower than the city's average.
Of people 65 years and older in Bryn Mawr, the proportion living alone increased by one-third between 1980 and 2000. Bryn Mawr had lower rates of seniors living alone throughout the 1980s and much of the 1990s than Minneapolis did, but by 2000, the neighborhood's rate surpassed the city's.
The proportion of Bryn Mawr families who have children increased
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011