Population

Population

 

1980

1990

2000

Seward

6,791

7,020

7,174

City

370,951

368,383

382,618

Source: Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development with data from the U.S. Census of Population and Housing

Between 1980 and 2000 Seward's population steadily grew 5.6 percent. In comparison, the entire city grew by 3.1 percent and actually lost some population in 1990.

Population growth has brought Seward more residents between the ages of 45 and 64 years of age , and more Children and adolescents. The numbers of elderly and young adult residents have decreased since 1980. Also, the population of 25- to 44-year-old residents has grown since that year, even though it's down from a high reached in 1990.

* Hispanics could be of any race

The ethnic makeup of Seward's population has become increasingly diverse between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood's white population comprised 91 percent of the neighborhood's total ethnic makeup in 1980 but fell to 64 percent in 2000. The black population saw the greatest increase from 3 percent in 1980 to 20 percent in 2000.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011