Central's average household size was higher than Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000, and the difference between the neighborhood and the city grew.
Between 1980 and 2000, the number of households in Central decreased by 12 percent. All household types decreased except for family households, which increased slightly during this period.
Central's percentage of householders living alone was consistently below Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood's percentage also decreased during this period.
The percentage of seniors living alone was lower in Central than Minneapolis between 1980 and 2000. In 2000, 30 percent of the senior population lived alone, the same as 1980 but a higher proportion than 1990.
Central's percentage of families with children was higher than Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000. In 2000, 69 percent of all Central families had children under 18 compared to 50 percent in Minneapolis.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011