Standish's average household size decreased slightly between 1980 and 2000 but remained just higher than or equal to the city's average. In 1980 Standish had an average of 2.4 people per household while the city had 2.2. By 2000, Standish and Minneapolis each averaged 2.3 people per household.
In 1980, 1990 and 2000 the numbers of family households and households of people age 65 and over living alone decreased. During that time, households of people under age 65 living alone increased progressively, nearly doubling to 704 in 2000 from 361 in 1980. Similarly, households of people who live together but are not related to each other also increased. They were 340 in 2000 from only 193 in 1980, a growth of 76 percent.
Since 1980, the proportion of householders living alone in Standish increased steadily but remained lower than the city's average.
For people 65 years and older in Standish, the proportion living alone declined since 1980. Compared to Minneapolis, Standish has lower overall rates of seniors living alone.
The proportion of families with children in Standish increased slightly between 1980 and 2000. Though this trend is similar to Minneapolis, the neighborhood remained slightly higher than the citywide percentage.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011