Wenonah's average household size has been very similar to Minneapolis'. It dipped slightly between 1980 and 1990 but returned in 2000 to its 1980 level. Minneapolis, on the other hand, remained stable between 1980 and 1990 and then increased slightly in 2000.
Between 1980 and 2000, Wenonah's total number of households increased by only 1 percent, but the demographics of these households changed significantly. In 1980, 66 percent of all the neighborhood's households were families. By 2000, families dropped to 59 percent of all households. Households of people living alone increased 25 percent during this period to 32 percent of all households.
Wenonah had a lower percentage of people living alone than Minneapolis. The difference decreased from 10 percent in 1980 to 5 percent in 2000.
The percentage of seniors living alone was consistently lower in Wenonah than Minneapolis between 1980 and 2000, but the gap decreased from 15 percent in 1980 to 3 percent in 2000.
The percentage of families with children increased between 1980 and 2000 in both Wenonah and Minneapolis. A higher percentage of Minneapolis families had children, but the difference decreased from 10 percent in 1980 to 3 percent in 2000.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011