Households

Lind-Bohanon had household sizes than Minneapolis between 1980 and 2000. The city's averages were relatively stable during this period, with a slight increase in 2000. Lind-Bohanon had a decrease in household size in 1990. In 2000, the neighborhood reached an average of 2.6 people per household, while Minneapolis had 2.3.

The number of households in Lind-Bohanon declined by 13 percent from 1980 to 2000. And although the neighborhood has a majority of family households – about 60 percent in 2000 – their proportion declined by 10 percent. Meanwhile, the proportion of other types of households increased at the same time, including households of people living together but not related and households of people under 65 living alone. These types of households combined increased by more than 100 households from 1980 to 2000.

The proportion of senior residents living alone grew fast in Lind-Bohanon between 1980 and 2000. The increase went along with a decrease in the population of people over 65. In 1980, less than 25 percent of the senior population lived alone in the neighborhood. In 2000, 31 percent of the senior residents lived alone compared to 37 percent citywide.

The percentage of Lind-Bohanon families with children rose above the citywide percentage between 1980 and 2000. Both the City of Minneapolis and Lind-Bohanon had increasing numbers of families with children. In 2000, 54 percent of Lind-Bohanon families had children, compared to the citywide percentage of 50 percent.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011