Population

POPULATION

 

1980

1990

2000

Hawthorne

6,036

6,032

5,985

Minneapolis

370,951

368,383

382,618

Between 1980 and 2000, Hawthorne's population declined by less than a percent, while Minneapolis' increased by 3.1 percent.

Hawthorne's population was younger in 2000 than in 1980. Children and adolescents increased by almost 30 percent, and the school-age population in particular (5 to 17 years old) grew by 93 percent. In 2000, Hawthorne saw nearly 3 percent fewer adults and 60 percent fewer senior residents than in 1980. As a result, the total population decreased slightly.

The neighborhood ethnic makeup changed significantly between 1980 and 2000. All ethnic groups except whites and American Indians increased in number. The white population dropped from 85 percent of the population in 1980 to 19 percent in 2000. During that same time period, the black population increased from 5 percent to 50 percent, and the Asian population grew from less than 1 percent to 17 percent.

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011