Households

On average, more people lived in each McKinley household than in each Minneapolis one. In 2000, McKinley's households had an average of 3.4 people, a steep increase from the 1980 figure. Both McKinley and Minneapolis had an increase in average household size between 1980 and 2000, but the neighborhood's grew much more.

From 1980 to 2000, the number of households steadily decreased in McKinley. In 2000 there were 211 fewer households than in 1980, and the numbers of each type of household decreased. Most of the households were families and, despite the overall household decline in McKinley, families' proportion among all the household types increased from 67 percent in 1980 to 70 percent in 2000.

A smaller proportion of residents lived alone in McKinley neighborhood than in Minneapolis, and the neighborhood and city followed opposite trends. In 1990 and 2000 the neighborhood proportion declined while Minneapolis' increased.

The proportion of senior residents living alone in McKinley followed citywide trends but at a lower level. Between 1990 and 2000, the percentage declined more in the neighborhood.

The proportion of families with children was higher in McKinley than in the city, and the difference increased even though the neighborhood and the city followed the same trend lines. In 2000, 63 percent of McKinley's families had children and 50 percent of Minneapolis families did.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011