Households

The average Lynnhurst household size decreased between 1980 and 2000, while the citywide household size increased slightly. Still, with 2.5 people per household in 2000, the average Lynnhurst household was larger than the citywide average.

The majority of the households in Lynnhurst are family households. In 2000, 73 percent – 1,603 households – had families. The number of people living alone increased, but the proportion of those living alone who were over the age of 65 decreased from 1980 to 2000.

The proportion of people living alone in Lynnhurst rose by 4 percent between 1980 and 2000, but it remained well below the proportion of residents living alone citywide. In 2000, 21 percent of Lynnhurst's residents lived alone and 40 percent of Minneapolis' residents lived alone.

The proportion of Lynnhurst residents over the age of 65 who live alone decreased between 1980 and 2000. In 2000, 25 percent of Lynnhurst's senior population lived alone, which was 12 percent less than the proportion of seniors living alone citywide.

In 1980, 9 percent more of the Lynnhurst families had children than Minneapolis families. Lynnhurst and Minneapolis had about the same percentage of families with children in 1990 and 2000 – 49 percent and 50 percent respectively.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011