Housing

Windom Park had 2,843 housing units in 2000, slightly fewer than it had in 1980. In 2000, 3.2 percent of Windom Park's housing stock was vacant compared to 2.9 percent in 1980 and 4.9 percent in 1990.

Windom Park has been a neighborhood with even percentages of renter- and owner-occupied housing units. In 1980, Windom Park housing stock had 49 percent owner-occupied units compared with 51 percent in 2000.

Homeowner and renter vacancy rates in Windom Park followed citywide trends. They were at their lowest levels in 2000. Vacancy rates peaked in 1990, both in the neighborhood and citywide.

Median house values in Windom Park generally followed citywide trends. Neighborhood and city values were quite similar in 1980, 1990 and 2000. In 2000, the median owner-occupied house value in Windom Park was roughly $2,000 higher than the citywide value.

The percentage of median household income spent on median housing costs (including mortgage) is very similar for Windom Park homeowners and for homeowners citywide

Windom Park's median gross rent was slightly higher than the citywide rent in 2000. The neighborhood and citywide rent followed the same trends between 1980 and 2000, both increasing between 1980 and 2000.

Between 1980 and 2000, median gross rent as a percentage of median household income in Windom Park and citywide followed similar trends with similar percentages, but in 2000 the neighborhood percentage increased above the city's.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011