Households

In 2000, Logan Park had the same average number of people per household as the entire city. That was not the case between 1980 and 1990, when the neighborhood's average decreased while the citywide average remained stable. In the 1990s, neighborhood household sizes increased in both the neighborhood and Minneapolis, reaching 2.3 people per household.

Between 1980 and 2000, the number of family households in Logan Park saw a slight decrease. In addition, the number of households with residents 65 and older living alone dropped by 93 households. In stark contrast, the number of residences shared by people who were not related rose by 430 households. Also showing an increase during that 20-year period was the number of households that had people younger than 65 living alone.

Fewer people are living alone in Logan Park these days. Since 1990, the neighborhood has seen a decreasing number of lone occupants. That trend goes counter to the city as a whole, where the percentage of residents living alone has risen.

Historically, Logan Park has had higher levels of seniors living alone than the rest of the city. While Minneapolis' percentage of seniors living alone remained relatively stable between 1980 and 2000, Logan Park saw wide variations in that same demographic. In 2000, the neighborhood's percentage of seniors living alone reached 55.2 percent. That number was down from the 66.4 percent attained in 1990, but it was still well above the 1980 level of 42.3 percent.

Between 1980 and 2000, the percentage of families with children under 18

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011