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Decennial Census data
      1930-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 7,194 100.0%   6,914 100.0%   6,837 100.0%
In households 6,876 95.6%   6,529 94.4%      
In group quarters 318 4.4%   385 5.6%      
 
RACE
White 6,141 85.4%   5,565 80.5%      
Black or African American 50 0.7%   75 1.1%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 12 0.2%   7 0.1%      
Asian 704 9.8%   911 13.2%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 30 0.4%   45 0.7%      
Some other race 72 1.0%   95 1.4%      
Two or more races 185 2.6%   216 3.1%      
         
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE        
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 200 2.8%   268 3.9%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,994 97.2%   6,646 96.1%      
White 6,022 83.7%   5,405 78.2%      
Black or African American 50 0.7%   72 1.0%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 10 0.2%   5 0.1%      
Asian 704 9.8%   910 13.2%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 30 0.4%   45 0.7%      
Some other race 18 0.3%   18 0.3%      
Two or more races 160 2.2%   191 2.8%      
 
SEX
Male 3,479 48.8%   3,397 49.1%      
Female 3,715 51.6%   3,517 50.9%      
         
AGE
Under 5 years 371 5.2%   282 4.1%      
5 to 17 years 1,332 18.5%   1,261 18.2%      
18 to 64 years 4,040 56.2%   3,809 55.1%      
65 years and over 1,451 20.2%   1,562 22.6%      
Median age 45.3 X   48.2 X      
         
HOUSEHOLDS
Total households 2,413 100.0%   2,330 100.0%      
Family households 1,984 82.2%   1,912 82.1%      
Families with children under 18 804 33.3%   744 31.9%      
Average household size 2.85 X   2.80 X      
Average family size 3.06 X   3.03 X      
 
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units 2,505 100.0%   2,530 100.0%   2,373 100.0%
Occupied housing units 2,413 96.3%   2,330 92.1%   2,132 89.8%
Owner-occupied housing units 2,288 94.8%   2,116 90.8%   1,902 89.2%
Renter-occupied housing units 125 5.2%   214 9.2%   230 10.8%
Vacant housing units 92 3.7%   200 7.9%   241 10.2%
1 unit, detached housing 2,466 98.4%   2,358 99.4%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 1,000,000+ X         1,000,000+ X
Median gross rent (dollars) 2,000+ X         2,000+ X
 
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS
Native 6,178 85.7%         5,829 85.3%
Foreign born 1,032 14.3%         1,008 14.7%
Naturalized citizen 684 9.5%         677 9.9%
Not a citizen 348 4.8%         331 4.8%
 
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999
Median household income (dollars) 200,000+ X         223,611 X
Median family income (dollars) 200,000+ X         250,000+ X
Per capita income (dollars) 112,408 X         107,250 X
Individuals in poverty 121 1.7%         470 7.1%
 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 and over 4,961 100.0%         4,469 100.0%
High school graduate 267 5.4%           5.4%
Bachelor's degree 1,785 36.0%           40.5%
Graduate or professional degree 1,995 40.2%           42.2%
 
COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.2 X         20.7 X
 
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER
Total 3,105 100.0%         2,373 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 2,438 78.5%         1,991 83.9%
Drove alone 2,341 75.4%         1,930 81.3%
Carpooled 97 3.1%         61 2.6%
Public transportation 100 3.2%         13 0.5%
Bus or trolley bus 18 0.6%         10 0.4%
Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Subway or elevated 5 0.2%         0 0.0%
Railroad 70 2.3%         3 0.1%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 7 0.2%         0 0.0%
Motorcycle 4 0.1%         0 0.0%
Bicycle 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Walked 167 5.4%         119 5.0%
Other means 14 0.5%         8 0.3%
Worked at home 382 12.3%         242 10.2%
   
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION  
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,166 100.0%         2,387 100.0%
Management, professional and related 2,220 70.1%         1,628 68.2%
Service 194 6.1%         206 8.6%
Sales and office 599 18.9%         469 19.6%
Farming, fishing & forestry 0 0.0%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 57 1.8%         31 1.3%
Production, transportation, and material moving 96 3.0%         53 2.2%
 
CLASS OF WORKER            
Self-employed workers 454 14.3%         307 12.9%
 
 
                Source: Census 2000 SF1, SF3, DP1-DP4 , Census 2010 DP-1, American Community Survey 2006-2010
 
                      * Go to tables in American Factfinder to view information on methodology and margins of error
 

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