Housing

St. Anthony West reported a housing vacancy rate of 3.8 percent in 1980, 4.5 percent in 1990 and 3.9 percent in 2000. The number of housing units increased by 240.

Owner-occupied housing units in St. Anthony West comprised 35 percent of its total housing stock in 1980; this figure rose in 1990 to 43 percent but then declined to 38 percent in 2000.

The homeowner vacancy rate was lower in St. Anthony West than citywide in 1980 and 1990, but the city level dropped near the neighborhood rate in 2000. St. Anthony West's rental vacancy rate was higher than Minneapolis' in 1980, but then declined below the city rate in 1990 and 2000.

The median housing value for St. Anthony West exceeded the citywide figure between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood's housing value increased by 9.4 percent from 1980 to 2000 (measured in 2000 dollars), while Minneapolis' decreased by 1.4 percent.

Median housing costs as a percentage of median household income were higher in St. Anthony West than citywide between 1980 and 2000. The difference increased from 6 percent in 1980 to 10 percent in 2000.

St. Anthony West's median gross rent increased 17 percent between 1980 and 2000, while citywide it increased 20 percent. The neighborhood and Minneapolis levels were never more than 2 percent apart between 1980 and 2000.

St. Anthony West's median gross rent as a percentage of median household income was higher than Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000. In 2000, neighborhood residents paid 20 percent of their income in rent, while people paid 18 percent citywide.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011