Households

Victory's average household size between 1980 and 2000 grew slightly from 2.4 to 2.5 people per household. The neighborhood's average household size remained 0.2 percent higher than the city's average.

Between 1980 and 2000, the total number of households in Victory decreased by 1 percent. The number of households with people age 65 and over who live alone decreased by 50 percent. The number of family households decreased 11 percent and became about 62 percent of the total number of households. Conversely, households of people under age 65 who live alone grew by more than 100 percent, and households of people who live together but are not related grew by more than 125 percent.

From 1980 to 2000, the proportion of householders who lived alone in Victory increased from 27 percent to 30 percent. The rate remained approximately 10 percent lower than the city's proportion of householders living alone.

The proportion of seniors living alone in Victory was at 33 percent in 1980 and 2000, and peaked at 36 percent in 1990. Compared to Minneapolis, Victory had lower overall rates of seniors living alone.

The percentage of families with children under 18 was lower in Victory than citywide between 1980 and 2000. In 2000 though, the neighborhood percentage was only 1 percent lower at 49 percent.

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Last updated Sep. 27, 2011