Households

Como's average household size was consistently higher than Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000.

Household composition changed greatly in Como between 1980 and 2000. Family households remained the largest household type throughout this period, even though they decreased by 16 percent. Households of people who live together but are not related made up 21 percent of the neighborhood's households in 1980. By 2000, this group increased 78 percent and accounted for 28 percent of all Como households. Households of people who live alone and are under 65 also increased during this period – by 32 percent.

A much lower percentage of people lived alone in Como than in Minneapolis. The neighborhood and city followed the same trends between 1980 and 2000.

The proportion of seniors living alone in Como increased steadily between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood's percentage was below the city's in 1980 and 1990, but it converged with the city level in 2000.

From 1980 to 2000, Como consistently had a lower percentage than Minneapolis of families with children under 18. The trends for the neighborhood and city were similar from 1980 to 1990. In 2000, however, Como's percentage decreased significantly while Minneapolis' increased slightly.

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011