Population

POPULATION

1980

1990

2000

Shingle Creek

3,256

3,000

3,170

Minneapolis

370,951

368,383

382,618

Between 1980 and 2000, Shingle Creek's population declined. In 2000 it had 86 fewer residents than in 1980. But between 1990 and 2000, Shingle Creek actually grew at a faster rate than Minneapolis did. Shingle Creek increased its population by 6 percent, while the city increased by 4 percent.

Between 1980 and 2000, Shingle Creek saw its biggest decrease in the adult population. It shrank by 16 percent, mainly because of a population loss in the 45- to 64-year-old group. During that time, children and adolescents increased by 17 percent because of a rebound in that population. The overall elderly population increased, and for those aged 64 to 84 it grew significantly. The 85-and-over population increased slightly.

Shingle Creek's ethnic makeup changed from 1980 to 2000, becoming increasingly diverse. The white population shrank from 90 percent in 1980 to 55 percent in 2000, while every other ethnic group grew. The largest increase was in the Asian population, with significant increases in the black and Hispanic populations.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011