Population

POPULATION

 

1980

1990

2000

McKinley

3,286

3,298

3,658

Minneapolis

370,951

368,383

382,618

Note: for comparison purposes, 1980 and 1990 figures include the North River Industrial Area.

Between 1980 and 2000, McKinley's population increased at a higher rate than the City of Minneapolis' population did. In 2000, the neighborhood's population was 11.3 percent higher than it was in 1980, while the city's population only increased by 3.1 percent.

Population growth brought more children and adolescents to McKinley; the population aged 5 to 17 almost doubled between 1980 and 2000. On the other hand, the population of adults was 2 percent lower in 2000 than in 1980, and senior residents decreased in number by 50 percent.

The ethnic makeup of the population had some significant changes between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood's white population was 93 percent of the neighborhood's total population in 1980 but fell to 29 percent in 2000. At the same time, black residents, who were only 3 percent of the population in 1980, increased to 43 percent in 2000. Asians increased from 0.4 percent to 16 percent.

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011