Loring Park recorded an average household size of 1.3 people in 1980, 1990 and 2000 –well below the Minneapolis average. In 2000, the average Loring Park household was smaller than the average Minneapolis household by one person.
The total number of households in Loring Park increased family households (people living together and related to each other) increased, but only comprised 16 percent of the total households in 2000.
The proportion of Loring Park householders living alone decreased by 4 percent between 1980 and 1990, from 76 percent to 72 percent
The percentage of seniors living alone in Loring Park decreased sharply, from 69 percent of the senior population in 1990 to 55 percent in 2000. At the same time, the total senior population declined. Loring Park has a greater percentage of its senior population living alone than the City of Minneapolis has.
Loring Park has relatively few families with children. In 2000, only 16 percent of Loring Park families had children; the Minneapolis average was 34 percent greater. The number of families with children in Loring Park decreased 6 percent between 1980 and 2000, while the Minneapolis average grew by 5 percent.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011