Households

The average household size in King Field was slightly above Minneapolis' in 1980, but after a slight decrease in the neighborhood and a slight increase at the city level, the neighborhood and city household sizes converged at 2.3 people per household in 2000.

King Field's household types all changed substantially. Family households made up 57 percent of all households in 1980; this dropped to 52 percent in 2000. The number of households of people who live alone increased by 45 percent for those under 65 but decreased 40 percent for those over 65. Also, the number of households of people who live together but are not related increased 24 percent.

The percentage of householders living alone was consistently lower in King Field than Minneapolis between 1980 and 2000. However, the difference between the neighborhood and the city decreased from 9 percent in 1980 to 6 percent in 2000.

The percentage of seniors living alone was lower in King Field than Minneapolis. The neighborhood peaked at 34 percent in 1990 but then dropped slightly to 33 percent in 2000. Minneapolis had 37 percent of its seniors living alone in 2000.

The percentages of families with children were similar in King Field and Minneapolis between 1980 and 2000. In 2000, 50 percent of families had children in both the neighborhood and the city.

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011