On average, Fulton households had fewer people in them than households in the whole city had in 2000. The average household size in the neighborhood decreased between 1980 and 2000, while the citywide average remained relatively steady. The largest decline in Fulton's household size happened from 1980 to 1990.
Between 1980 and 2000, the number of family households in Fulton decreased by about 20 percent. There were also 99 fewer households of people aged 65 and older in 2000. The number of people living alone and under age 65 more than doubled from 1980 to 2000, and the number of households of people who live together and are not related increased by 119 people.
The number of households with lone occupants in Fulton has steadily increased since 1980, and has done so at a faster rate than the city as a whole.
A decreasing percentage of Fulton's population is seniors. But between 1980 and 1990 the neighborhood's percentage of senior residents living alone increased from 28 percent to 33 percent. This growth leveled off in the 2000 census. The City of Minneapolis' senior population has remained relatively stable from 1980 to 2000, with a slight decrease in the number of seniors living alone from 1990 to 2000.
The percentage of families with children under 18 decreased in Fulton from 1980 to 2000. During this time, Minneapolis' percentage increased. In 2000, 43 percent of Fulton families had children, as compared to 50 percent citywide.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011