In 1990 and 2000, Harrison's average household size was larger than Minneapolis'. In 2000, Harrison had an average household size of 3.1 people, compared to 2.3 in Minneapolis.
In 2000 families, an increase of 17 percent from 1980. Between 1980 and 2000 the number of seniors living alone decreased from 154 to 55. The households of people under age 65 living alone and the households of unrelated people have gradually decreased.
Between 1980 and 2000, the percentage of householders living alone in Harrison declined below the citywide rate. In 2000, 27 percent of Harrison's residents lived alone while 40 percent of residents citywide lived alone.
Harrison's proportion of seniors living alone decreased from 1980 to 2000, landing at 24 percent. This is lower than the citywide percentage of 37 percent.
Between 1980 and 2000, the proportion of families with children increased in Harrison from 53 percent to 68 percent. The proportion of families with children is larger in the neighborhood than in Minneapolis, where 50 percent of the families have children under 18.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011