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Decennial Census data
      1910-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 14,674 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 15,130 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 16,327 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 13,094 89.2% White 11,573 76.5% White 11,580 70.9%
Negro 531 3.6% Black 856 5.7% Black 1,003 6.1%
Indian 72 0.5% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 114 0.8% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 82 0.5%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 1,973 13.0% Asian or Pacific Islander 3,229 19.8%
Asian 3,208 19.6%
Japanese 364 2.5% Japanese 544 3.6% Japanese 609 3.7%
Chinese 305 2.1% Chinese 864 5.7% Chinese 1,524 9.3%
Filipino 99 0.7% Filipino 159 1.1% Filipino 173 1.1%
Korean 147 1.0% Korean 490 3.0%
Asian Indian 105 0.7% Asian Indian 193 1.2%
Vietnamese 55 0.4% Vietnamese 44 0.3%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 175 1.1%
Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
Polynesian 21 0.1%
Hawaiian 0 0.0% Hawaiian 21 0.1%
Samoan 10 0.1% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 0 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 0 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 89 0.6% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 209 1.4% Race, n.e.c. 614 4.1% Other Race 433 2.7%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 995 6.8% SPANISH ORIGIN 1,309 8.7% TOTAL HISPANIC 1,265 7.7%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 7,020 47.8% Male   Male 7,623 46.7%
Female 7,654 52.2% Female   Female 8,704 53.3%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,183 8.1% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 1,186 7.3%
5 to 19 years 2,667 18.2% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 2,226 13.6%
20 to 64 years 8,786 59.9% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 10,803 66.2%
65 years and over 2,038 13.9% 65 years and over   65 years and over 2,112 12.9%
Median age 32.9 X Median age 32.5 X Median age 34.5 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 5,798 100.0% Total households 6,879 100.0% Households 7,203 100.0%
Families 4,286 73.9% Families 4,151 60.3% Total families 4,306 59.8%
With own children under 18 years 1,824 31.5% With own children under 18 years 1,760 25.6% With own children under 18 years 2,208 30.7%
Persons per household 2.48 X Persons per household 2.18 X Persons per household 2.26 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 2.81 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 6,227 X Median household income 16,408 X Median household income 34,836 X
Median family income 20,210 X Median family income 40,527 X
Income of persons 3,962 X Per capita income 8,809 X Per capita income 18,158 X
Less than poverty level 9.3% Below poverty level 11.9% Below poverty level 9.5%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.2 X Mean minutes traveled to work 25.5 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes  
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 6,969 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 8,410 100.0%
Private vehicle 4,491 64.4% Car, truck, or van 5,705 67.8%
Drive alone car 3,189 45.8% Drove alone 4,544 54.0%
Drive alone truck or van 331 4.7%
Carpool car 904 13.0% Carpooled 1,161 13.8%
Carpool truck or van 67 1.0%  
Public transportation 1,483 21.3% Public transportation 1,390 16.5%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 711 8.5%
  Streetcar or trolley car 11 0.1%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 655 7.8%
Railroad   Railroad 13 0.2%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 0 0.0%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 75 0.9%
Bicycle   Bicycle 396 4.7%
Walked only 446 6.4% Walked 379 4.5%
Other means 401 5.8% Other means 58 0.7%
Worked at home 147 2.1% Working at home 407 4.8%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census
 

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