Housing

The number of housing units in Field rose slightly in 1990 and then decreased again in 2000 to the number it had in 1980. Vacant housing units between 1980 and 1990 increased, but then decreased in 2000 to 10 units – fewer than in 1980.

Between 1980 and 2000, renter-occupied units in Field decreased by 21 units from 163 to 142, and the number of owner-occupied units increased by 26 units from 901 to 927.

The homeowner and renter vacancy rates are significantly lower in Field than citywide. In the year 2000, homeowner and renter vacancy figures for Field were 0.1 percent and 0.7 percent respectively. The trends for these categories for Field and Minneapolis mirror each other between 1980 and 2000.

The median housing value was higher for Field than citywide between 1980 and 2000. The trends in the values for Field and Minneapolis mirrored each other through this time period.

The percentage of household income spent on housing costs has been lower in Field than in Minneapolis between 1980 and 2000. In 2000, neighborhood homeowners earning median income spent 21 percent of their household income on housing costs, when throughout the city homeowners spent 30 percent.

Field median gross rent in constant dollars has consistently been higher than the citywide median gross rent figure. In 2000, the difference was $55.

The percentage of household income spent on rent has consistently been lower in Field than citywide. In 2000, Field residents earning median income paid 21 percent of their household income for rent, while median-income renters throughout the city spent 30 percent.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011