Housing

Armatage had 2,268 housing units in 2000, 56 more than in 1980. Twenty more housing units became vacant during this time.

In Armatage, 83 percent of the housing was owner-occupied in 1980 and 1990. This fell slightly in 2000 to 82 percent.

The homeowner vacancy rate in Armatage was lower than the citywide percentage between 1980 and 2000. The trend lines for the neighborhood and Minneapolis mirrored each other during this time period with each recording its highest level of homeowner vacancies in 1990. The rental vacancy rate for Armatage was also lower than the citywide figure, with the neighborhood and the city each reaching their highest levels in 1990.

Armatage has consistently reported higher median housing values than Minneapolis between 1980 and 2000. In 1980 Armatage reported median housing values 17 percent higher than citywide; this increased to 28 percent higher in 2000.

The percentage of income spent on housing was lower in Armatage than citywide between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood and the city trend lines mirrored each other during this time period; both showed people spending their highest percentage of income on housing in 1990.

Median gross rent has been significantly higher in Armatage than throughout Minneapolis in the last three census reports. In 1980, the neighborhood median gross rent was 62 percent higher than it was citywide and the difference decreased to 40 percent in 2000.

The median gross rent as a percentage of household income was nearly identical in Armatage and Minneapolis between 1980 and 2000. In 2000 the neighborhood median gross rent was 17 percent of the median household income compared to 18 percent citywide.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011