Population

POPULATION

1980

1990

2000

Lowry Hill

3,964

3,792

3,999

Minneapolis

370,951

368,383

382,618

The population trends for Lowry Hill and Minneapolis mirrored each other between 1980 and 2000, with both experiencing losses in 1990. The neighborhood's population dropped 4 percent between 1980 and 1990. The 2000 census report showed the neighborhood rebounding from that decline, giving Lowry Hill a population slightly higher than its 1980 level.

Growth in Lowry Hill's population between 1980 and 2000 was due to a 6 percent rise in adult residents. Contrary to trends in most Minneapolis neighborhoods, Lowry Hill's senior population inched up 0.2 percent. In fact, the neighborhood's oldest population - those 85 and over - increased by 55 residents. On the other end of the age spectrum, the youngest population - children and adolescents - decreased by about 22 percent from 1980 to 2000.

With the exception of Native Americans and whites, all ethnic groups in Lowry Hill increased in numbers between 1980 and 2000. The white population, which made up 95 percent of the population in 1980, dropped to 94 percent in 1990 and 92 percent in 2000.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011