Lowry Hill East's average household size was consistently below Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000. The household sizes for both the neighborhood and city remained relatively constant in the three census years.
Lowry Hill East's households of people who live alone and are under 65 increased 8 percent between 1980 and 2000 to become 50 percent of the households. Another household type that increased during these years was households of people who live together but are not related. The number and percentage of family households shrank, declining 36 percent between 1980 and 2000.
The percentage of householders living alone was much higher in Lowry Hill East than Minneapolis between 1980 and 2000. More than half of the households in the neighborhood were places where residents lived by themselves.
The percentage of seniors living alone was consistently higher in Lowry Hill East than Minneapolis between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood percentage peaked in 1990, but it ultimately declined from 1980 to 2000.
In 1980, Lowry Hill East was slightly above Minneapolis in its percentage of families with children under 18. However in 1990 and 2000, the neighborhood percentage decreased to a level well below Minneapolis'.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011