Tangletown's average household size was higher than Minneapolis' but declined since 1980. In 2000 Tangletown and Minneapolis had the same average household size of 2.3 people.
In 2000, 56 percent of the households in this neighborhood were families. The number of families declined between 1980 and 2000, from 1,207 in 1980 to 1,047 in 2000. At the same time, households of people who live together but are not related increased from 150 to 247. The number of householders 65 and older living alone decreased by more than half, while the amount of other householders living alone doubled.
The percentage of householders living alone has been lower in Tangletown than in Minneapolis, but the neighborhood proportion is increasing more than the city's. In 1980, 24 percent of Tangletown's householders lived alone while 38 percent of householders citywide did. By 2000, 31 percent of householders in the neighborhood lived alone compared to 40 percent citywide.
In 2000, 36 percent of all senior residents in the neighborhood lived alone – not too different from the citywide proportion. While Tangletown's entire senior population is declining, the proportion living alone is the same as it was in 1980.
Between 1980 and 2000 the proportion of families with children in Tangletown decreased from 53 percent to 49 percent. The proportion is slightly smaller in the neighborhood than in Minneapolis, where 50 percent of the families have children.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011