The average household size in North Loop is smaller than the average household size in the City of Minneapolis. Between 1980 and 2000, the neighborhood's average decreased from 1.7 people to 1.5 people per household.

The total number of households in the North Loop increased between 1980 and 2000 by more than eight times. More than half of the households were made of people who live alone in 2000

A higher percentage of householders lived alone in North Loop than citywide between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood's percentage shrank from 68 percent in 1980 to 61 percent in 2000.

The percentage of people 65 and over living alone in North Loop increased sharply between 1980 and 2000, although the number of senior residents was very small and even decreased slightly. The neighborhood's percentage increased from 24 percent in 1980 to 40 percent in 2000, exceeding the citywide percentage.

In 2000, 20 percent of families in North Loop included a child – that's 18 percent fewer than in 1980.

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011