Cedar-Riverside's average household size was consistently well below Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000.
The total number of households in Cedar-Riverside only increased by 1 percent, but the changes in the household types were considerable. The most common household type, households of people who live alone and are under 65, increased 9 percent between 1980 and 2000. The second largest household type was family households, which increased 54 percent during this same period. The household type that decreased the most was households of people who live alone and are over the age of 65, which shrank 54 percent between 1980 and 2000.
A higher percentage of people lived alone in Cedar-Riverside than in Minneapolis between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood's percentage of people living alone declined during this period while the citywide percentage saw a slight increase.
Cedar-Riverside's percentage of seniors living alone was consistently well above Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000. However, the neighborhood's percentage declined steadily during this period, as did the total number of senior residents.
The proportions of families with children in Cedar-Riverside were similar to the city's proportions in 1980, 1990 and 2000. However, the trend steadily increased in the neighborhood while falling in the city. In 2000, the percentage of families with children under 18 was 5 percent higher in the neighborhood than in the city.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011