Lowry Hill's average household size stayed below the Minneapolis averages in the three census reports from 1980 to 2000. The neighborhood's average steadily declined during this 20-year period.
Lowry Hill's household composition changed modestly between 1980 and 2000. Family households declined from 32 percent of all households in 1980 to 30 percent in 2000. The households with the largest growth during this period were ones with unrelated people living together (22 percent) and ones with lone occupants under the age of 65 (19 percent). The number of neighborhood residents who live alone and are 65 and older also increased by 70 more households between 1990 and 2000.
The percentage of Lowry Hill's householders living alone during the past three census reports was significantly higher than the citywide figure, and even increased slightly in 2000
The percentage of seniors living alone in Lowry Hill was consistently higher than the citywide figure between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood reported a level as high as 50 percent in 1980, 45 percent in 1990 and 54 percent in 2000.
The percentage of families with children under 18 in Lowry Hill was 2 percent above the Minneapolis figure in 1980. It then dropped 11 percent below it in 1990 and remained well below the Minneapolis figure in 2000.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011