Households

The average household size in the Phillips community increased from 2.2 people per household to 2.9 between 1980 and 2000. The household size increased more in Phillips than in the City of Minneapolis.

Phillips: Average household size By neighborhood in 2000

Ventura Village

2.5 people

Phillips West

2.2 people

Midtown Phillips

3.6 people

East Phillips

3.8 people

A total of 6,333 households were in the Phillips neighborhoods in 2000, a decrease of 1,131 from 1980. Approximately half of the households in 2000 were family households. Households with unrelated people living together and households of people over the age of 65 living alone both decreased in number from 1980 to 2000. The number of younger people living alone decreased in 1990 and then increased in 2000.

In 2000 Ventura Village had 37 percent of all Phillips' households. The neighborhood also had half of Phillips' households of people who live alone and are under age 65 and 42 percent of households of people who live together but are not related. West Phillips was home to 67 percent of Phillips' households of people who live alone and are age 65 and older.

The percentage of all householders living alone in the Phillips community decreased from 1980 to 2000 while the percentage of householders living alone in Minneapolis increased. In 2000, 40 percent of the householders in Phillips lived alone, the same as Minneapolis.

Phillips: Percentage of householders living alone by neighborhood in 2000

Ventura Village

46%

West Phillips

54%

Midtown Phillips

24%

East Phillips

19%

The percentage of seniors living alone in the Phillips neighborhoods increased from 40 percent in 1980 to 44 percent in 1990. In 2000, the percentage of seniors living alone dropped to 37 percent, equal to the percentage in Minneapolis.

Phillips: Percentage of seniors living alone by neighborhood in 2000

Ventura Village

24%

West Phillips

50%

Midtown Phillips

26%

East Phillips

22%

In 2000, 69 percent of families living in the Phillips community had at least one child under the age of 18. Phillips has consistently had a higher percentage of families with children than Minneapolis had.

Phillips: Percentage of families with children by neighborhood in 2000

Ventura Village

65%

Phillips West

68%

Midtown Phillips

78%

East Phillips

78%

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011