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      1860-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 70,968 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 63,852 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 76,459 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 64,093 90.3% White 50,591 79.2% White 53,499 70.0%
Negro 1,869 2.6% Black 2,663 4.2% Black 5,131 6.7%
Indian 362 0.5% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 407 0.6% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 410 0.5%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 17 0.0%
Aleut 7 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 8,431 13.2% Asian or Pacific Islander 14,740 19.3%
Asian 14,130 18.5%
Japanese 683 1.0% Japanese 695 1.1% Japanese 835 1.1%
Chinese 1,021 1.4% Chinese 1,964 3.1% Chinese 4,794 6.3%
Filipino 2,249 3.2% Filipino 4,205 6.6% Filipino 6,616 8.7%
Korean 646 1.0% Korean 938 1.2%
Asian Indian 285 0.4% Asian Indian 169 0.2%
Vietnamese 185 0.3% Vietnamese 497 0.7%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 6 0.0%
Thai 25 0.0%
Other Asian 250 0.3%
Pacific Islander 610 0.8%
Polynesian 308 0.4%
Hawaiian 145 0.2% Hawaiian 175 0.2%
Samoan 42 0.1% Samoan 77 0.1%
Tongan 36 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 207 0.3% Micronesian -- Guamanian 294 0.4%
Micronesian -- Other 8 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 57 0.1% Pacific Islander Not Specified 20 0.0%
All other 691 1.0% Race, n.e.c. 1,760 2.8% Other Race 2,679 3.5%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 4,724 6.7% SPANISH ORIGIN 5,202 8.1% TOTAL HISPANIC 6,928 9.1%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 36,904 52.0% Male 31,569 49.4% Male 40,541 53.0%
Female 34,064 48.0% Female 32,283 50.6% Female 35,918 47.0%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 5,808 8.2% Under 5 years 3,580 5.6% Under 5 years 4,884 6.4%
5 to 19 years 17,133 24.1% 5 to 19 years 12,274 19.2% 5 to 17 years 10,327 13.5%
20 to 64 years 41,849 59.0% 20 to 64 years 40,333 63.2% 18 to 64 years 52,278 68.4%
65 years and over 6,178 8.7% 65 years and over 7,666 12.0% 65 years and over 8,970 11.7%
Median age 26.8 X Median age 32.2 X Median age 33.2 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 23,630 100.0% Total households 26,587 100.0% Households 29,235 100.0%
Families 17,585 74.4% Families 16,036 60.3% Total families 17,743 61.0%
With own children under 18 years 9,025 38.2% With own children under 18 years 7,284 27.4% With own children under 18 years 8,322 28.5%
Persons per household 2.70 X Persons per household 2.27 X Persons per household 2.35 X
Persons per family 2.94 X Persons per family 2.98 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 6,973 X Median household income 18,097 X Median household income 38,122 X
Median family income 21,693 X Median family income 44,687 X
Income of persons 3,830 X Per capita income 9,288 X Per capita income 19,833 X
Less than poverty level 11.3% Below poverty level 8.1% Below poverty level 6.1%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.7 X Mean minutes traveled to work 23.9 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes 56.1 X
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 33,037 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 43,668 100.0%
Private vehicle 23,250 70.4% Car, truck, or van 28,458 65.2%
Drive alone car 17,016 51.5% Drove alone 23,810 54.5%
Drive alone truck or van 2,043 6.2%
Carpool car 3,812 11.5% Carpooled 4,648 10.6%
Carpool truck or van 379 1.1%  
Public transportation 5,202 15.7% Public transportation 5,290 12.1%
Bus or streetcar 4,719 14.3% Bus or trolley bus 3,301 7.6%
  Streetcar or trolley car 25 0.1%
Subway or elevated train 458 1.4% Subway or elevated 1,517 3.5%
Railroad 8 0.0% Railroad 99 0.2%
  Ferryboat 299 0.7%
Taxicab 17 0.1% Taxicab 49 0.1%
Motorcycle 394 1.2% Motorcycle 238 0.5%
Bicycle 586 1.8% Bicycle 661 1.5%
Walked only 2,650 8.0% Walked 1,647 3.8%
Other means 498 1.5% Other means 359 0.8%
Worked at home 457 1.4% Working at home 7,015 16.1%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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