Between 1979 and 1999, King Field had a lower percentage than Minneapolis of all people below the poverty level and people 65 years and over below the poverty level. The percentage of all people below the poverty level in the neighborhood and in the city peaked in 1989. The percentages of those 65 years and over living in poverty in King Field and in Minneapolis were highest in 1979, 7 percent and 13 percent respectively. In 1999, 2 percent of those 65 years and over were under the poverty level in King Field compared to 11 percent in Minneapolis.
The percentages of all families below the poverty level and families with children under 18 below the poverty level were consistently lower in King Field than Minneapolis. The neighborhood trends for both figures mirrored the city's trends, peaking in 1989.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011