Population

POPULATION

1980

1990

2000

Lind-Bohanon

4,932

4,449

4,401

Minneapolis

370,951

368,383

382,618

Lind-Bohanon lost population from 1980 to 2000. Between 1990 and 2000 Lind-Bohanon's population decreased faster than Minneapolis'. The city population increased by 3.1 percent between 1980 and 2000. In comparison, Lind-Bohanon's population decreased by 10.8 percent.

Although the population in Lind-Bohanon has been declining, there were about 70 more children and adolescents in 2000 than in 1980, a result of an increasing school-age population. However, this increase did not balance decreases in other age groups: there were 330 fewer adult residents and 260 fewer senior residents in 2000 than in 1980.

Lind-Bohanon's ethnic makeup changed between 1980 and 2000. The white population in the neighborhood went from 93 percent of the total in 1980 to 60 black population increased significantly from 2 percent of the neighborhood's population in 1980 to 17 percent in 2000, adding more than 650 residents, and the Asian population grew to 11.5 percent in the same period from a low 0.5 percent in 1980, adding 485 new residents. However, the increases of all groups could not compensate for the loss of the white population.

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011