The average household size in Willard Hay was 3.3 people in 2000. That was an increase from 2.9 percent in 1980 and a person above the citywide average household size.
Willard Hay contains a majority of family households; in 2000, 2,055 of the 2,828 households in the neighborhood consisted of people who are related to each other. A little more than 600 neighborhood residents lived alone in 2000, and 177 of them were over the age of 65. Only 6 percent of the households in Willard Hay comprised unrelated individuals living together in 2000.
30 percent of all householders in Willard Hay lived alone in 2000. That's 5 percent lower than it was 20 years earlier and 10 percent lower than the citywide percentage.
In 2000, 29 percent of the population over the age of 65 lived alone in Willard Hay, a 2 percent decline from 1980. The percentage of people over 65 living alone is historically greater citywide than in Willard Hay.
In 2000, 58 percent of the families in Willard Hay had at least one child under the age of 18. That number is identical to the neighborhood's percentage in 1980, and 8 percent lower than the percentage recorded in 1990. Willard Hay has a higher percentage of families with children than Minneapolis does.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011