Households

The average household size in Corcoran was 2.7 people in 2000 – an increase from 1990. Since 1980 the neighborhood's average household size has been greater than that of the entire city.

The Corcoran neighborhood comprised family households and 22 percent had lone occupants. There were 51 more family households in the neighborhood in 2000 than in 1990 and more households with unrelated people living together. Corcoran saw declines in the number of people living alone; there were 60 fewer people over the age of 65 living alone in 2000 than in 1990. From 1980 to 1990 there was a 5-percent decrease in the total number of households and a 13-percent decrease in the number of family households. The total number of households increased by only 11 from 1990 to 2000.

In Corcoran, 28 percent of all of its residents lived alone in 2000 – a 5-percent decrease from 1990. The neighborhood has had a significantly smaller percentage of its population living alone than the City of Minneapolis as a whole.

The percentage of people over the age of 65 living alone in Corcoran jumped from 30 percent in 1980 to 38 percent in 1990, then decreased to 34 percent in 2000. The percentage of seniors living alone in the neighborhood and in the City of Minneapolis was equal in 1990, but Corcoran's percentage fell below the citywide percentage in 2000.

In 2000, 54 percent of Corcoran's families had at least one child under the age of 18. That's 4

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011