Housing

West Calhoun had 216 housing units in 2000 than in 1980. The neighborhood's vacancy rate peaked in 1990 at 9.8 percent.

Renter-occupied housing units are predominant in West Calhoun. Their proportion however, has been decreasing in favor of home ownership

West Calhoun's homeowner vacancy rate was higher than Minneapolis' in 1980 and 2000 but equaled the city's rate in 1990. The neighborhood's rental vacancy rate trend was similar to Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000.

West Calhoun's home values were continuously above Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood's housing value nearly doubled between 1990 and 2000, when it reached a level that was $180,000 more than the citywide value.

West Calhoun's median housing cost as a percentage of median household income rose between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood figure was below Minneapolis' in 1980 but well above the citywide figure in 2000.

West Calhoun's median gross rent was above Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000, and it rose 8 percent during that time period. In 2000 the median rent was $155 above the citywide median.

Median gross rent was a larger percentage of median household income in West Calhoun than Minneapolis in 1980. The neighborhood percentage decreased, and in 2000 the neighborhood and Minneapolis rent cost the same percentage of income.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011