Population

POPULATION

1980

1990

2000

Cleveland

3,220

3,216

3,440

Minneapolis

370,951

368,383

382,618

The population of Cleveland grew by 6.8 percent between 1980 and 2000, faster than the City of Minneapolis. There were 3,440 residents in the Cleveland neighborhood in 2000.

Population growth brought more working-age residents, children and adolescents to the Cleveland neighborhood. The number of residents over the age of 65, however, decreased. Children ages 5 to 17 gained the most population of any age category in 2000. The age group with the greatest population loss was the 65- to 84-year-old category.

The ethnic makeup of the Cleveland neighborhood changed substantially between 1980 and 2000. In 1980, 95 percent of the population was white, and in 2000, 51 percent was. In 1980 black and 0.5 percent was Asian, and in 2000, 30 percent was black and 10 percent was Asian.

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011