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Decennial Census data
      1880-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 11,051 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 17,305 100.0%
In households 10,966 99.2% In households 17,288 99.9%
In group quarters 17 0.1%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 10,077 91.2% White 17,240 99.6%
Foreign-born white 910 8.2%
Negro 11 0.1% Negro 2 0.0%
Other races 53 0.5% Other races 1 0.0%
Indian 15 0.1%
Japanese 7 0.0%
Chinese 12 0.1%
Filipino 28 0.2%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 864 7.8%    
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 16,115 93.1%
    Foreign born 1,190 6.9%
  
SEX SEX
Male 5,579 50.5% Male 8,580 49.6%
Female 5,472 49.5% Female 8,725 50.4%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,321 12.0% Under 5 years 2,034 11.8%
5 to 17 years 2,360 21.4% 5 to 17 years 4,706 27.2%
18 to 64 years 6,865 62.1% 18 to 64 years 9,546 55.2%
65 years and over 505 4.6% 65 years and over 1,019 5.9%
Median age 28.7 X Median age 27.5 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 3,253 100.0%    
    Families 4,548 100.0%
    With own children under 18 2,991 65.8%
Persons per household 3.37 X Population per household 3.34 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 3,328 100.0% All housing units 5,402 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 3,246 97.5% All occupied units 5,177 95.8%
Owner occupied 1,968 60.6% Owner occupied 3,606 69.7%
Renter occupied 1,278 39.4% Renter occupied 1,571 30.3%
Vacant 80 2.4% Vacant 225 4.2%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 8,521 X Median value dollars 11,900 X
Median gross rent dollars 41 X Median gross rent dollars 69 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,960 X Families median income dollars 6,778 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 6,095 100.0% Population 25 years and over 9,232 100.0%
High school 4 years 1,780 29.2% High school 4 years 2,989 32.4%
College 4 years or more 350 5.7% College 4 years or more 511 5.5%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 6,023 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 5,208 86.5%
Railroad, subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 32 0.5%
Walked to work 425 7.1%
Other means 133 2.2%
Worked at home 89 1.5%
Not reported 136 2.3%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 4,322 100.0% Employed 6,163 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 368 8.5% Professional, technical, and kindred 581 9.4%
Farmers and farm managers 21 0.5% Farmers and farm managers 25 0.4%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 357 8.3% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 355 5.8%
Clerical and kindred 529 12.2% Clerical and kindred 824 13.4%
Sales 207 4.8% Sales 341 5.5%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 847 19.6% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,231 20.0%
Operatives and kindred 1,185 27.4% Operatives and kindred 1,715 27.8%
Private household workers 55 1.3% Private household workers 100 1.6%
Service workers, except private household 301 7.0% Service workers, except private household 473 7.7%
Farm laborers 15 0.3% Farm laborers and farm foremen 31 0.5%
Laborers, except farm and mine 374 8.7% Laborers, except farm and mine 314 5.1%
Occupation not reported 63 1.5% Occupation not reported 173 2.8%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 406 6.6%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 5,106
1930 Total population 3,563
1920 Total population 1,936
1910 Total population 1,124
1900 Total population 674
1890 Total population 635
1880 Total population 626
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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