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Decennial Census data
      1880-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 26,865 100.0%   26,997 100.0%   26,959 100.0%
In households 26,811 99.8%   26,971 99.9%      
In group quarters 54 0.2%   26 0.1%      
           
RACE          
White 21,195 78.9%   19,568 72.5%      
Black or African American 1,295 4.8%   1,510 5.6%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 162 0.6%   135 0.5%      
Asian 2,031 7.6%   2,989 11.1%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 78 0.3%   102 0.4%      
Some other race 712 2.7%   895 3.3%      
Two or more races 1,392 5.2%   1,798 6.7%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,424 9.0%   3,248 12.0%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 24,441 91.0%   23,749 88.0%      
White 19,853 73.9%   17,835 66.1%      
Black or African American 1,253 4.7%   1,427 5.3%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 123 0.5%   93 0.3%      
Asian 1,986 7.4%   2,901 10.7%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 74 0.3%   96 0.4%      
Some other race 78 0.3%   59 0.2%      
Two or more races 1,074 4.0%   1,338 5.0%      
           
SEX          
Male 13,066 48.6%   12,987 48.1%      
Female 13,799 51.4%   14,010 51.9%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 1,510 5.6%   1,286 4.8%      
5 to 17 years 5,773 21.5%   5,031 18.6%      
18 to 64 years 17,084 63.6%   17,313 64.1%      
65 years and over 2,498 9.3%   3,367 12.5%      
Median age 38.9 X   42.9 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 10,328 100.0%   10,686 100.0%      
Family households 7,244 70.1%   7,419 69.4%      
Families with children under 18 3,794 36.7%   3,341 31.3%      
Average household size 2.60 X   2.52 X      
Average family size 3.10 X   3.02 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 10,547 100.0%   11,306 100.0%   11,905 100.0%
Occupied housing units 10,328 97.9%   10,686 94.5%   10,916 91.7%
Owner-occupied housing units 7,304 70.7%   7,536 70.5%   7,746 71.0%
Renter-occupied housing units 3,024 29.3%   3,150 29.5%   3,170 29.0%
Vacant housing units 219 2.1%   620 5.5%   989 8.3%
1 unit, detached housing 6,815 64.6%   7,843 65.9%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 274,600 X         515,200 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 892 X         1,243 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 24,437 90.6%         24,126 89.5%
Foreign born 2,530 9.4%         2,833 10.5%
Naturalized citizen 1,529 5.7%         1,743 6.5%
Not a citizen 1,001 3.7%         1,090 4.0%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 67,617 X         87,018 X
Median family income (dollars) 77,974 X         99,330 X
Per capita income (dollars) 31,226 X         43,112 X
Individuals in poverty 1,144 4.3%         1,395 5.2%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 17,930 100.0%         18,978 100.0%
High school graduate 3,160 17.6%           15.8%
Bachelor's degree 4,366 24.4%           25.9%
Graduate or professional degree 2,323 13.0%           15.3%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 31.3 X         29.7 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 13,756 100.0%         14,177 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 12,281 89.3%         12,414 87.6%
Drove alone 10,669 77.6%         11,137 78.6%
Carpooled 1,612 11.7%         1,277 9.0%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 577 4.2%         569 4.0%
Bus or trolley bus 97 0.7%         173 1.2%
Streetcar or trolley car 16 0.1%         0 0.0%
Subway or elevated 281 2.0%         155 1.1%
Railroad 42 0.3%         74 0.5%
Ferryboat 103 0.7%         167 1.2%
Taxicab 38 0.3%         12 0.1%
Motorcycle 5 0.0%         74 0.5%
Bicycle 69 0.5%         90 0.6%
Walked 142 1.0%         197 1.4%
Other means 106 0.8%         156 1.1%
Worked at home 576 4.2%         665 4.7%
         
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION        
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 14,139 100.0%         14,630 100.0%
Management, professional and related 6,455 45.7%         6,793 46.4%
Service 1,785 12.6%         1,969 13.5%
Sales and office 3,677 26.0%         3,964 27.1%
Farming, fishing & forestry 42 0.3%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 1,005 7.1%         1,082 7.4%
Production, transportation, and material moving 1,175 8.3%         822 5.6%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 1,313 9.3%         1,503 10.3%
 
 
                Source: Census 2000 SF1, SF3, DP1-DP4, CTPP, 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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