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Decennial Census data
      1890-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010
  1940 Census
Census Data for the year:   TOTAL POPULATION 85,547 100.0%
1930 Total population 82,109      
1920 Total population 56,036    
1910 Total population 40,434  
1900 Total population 13,214 RACE
1890 Total population 5,101   White 80,267 93.8%
  Non white 5,280 6.2%
    Negro 3,395 4.0%
  Other races 1,885 2.2%
  
  COUNTRY OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN WHITE  
    All countries 10,757 100.0%
    England and Wales 1,356 12.6%
Germany 958 8.9%
Italy 5,707 53.1%
Spain and Portugal 264 2.5%
Asia 231 2.1%
Canada - French 73 0.7%
Canada - other 1,440 13.4%
Mexico 324 3.0%
  
SEX
  Male 39,912 46.7%
  Female 45,635 53.3%
 
AGE
  Under 5 years 4,334 5.1%
  5 to 19 years 15,996 18.7%
  20 to 64 years 57,376 67.1%
  65 years and over 7,841 9.2%
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 29,819 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 28,210 94.6%
    Owner occupied 12,978 46.0%
    Tenant occupied 15,232 54.0%
    Vacant 1,159 3.9%
    All dwelling units 1-family detached 18,621 62.4%
Population per occupied dwelling unit 3.03 X
All owner occupied average value dollars 5,701 X
All owner occupied median value dollars 4,798 X
Median gross monthly rent dollars 34.79 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
  Population 25 years and over 56,750 100.0%
  High school 4 years 14,529 25.6%
  College 4 years or more 11,527 20.3%
  
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
  Persons 14 years and over 73,009 100.0%
  In labor force 37,776 51.7%
  Employed 33,797 46.3%
  Seeking work 2,583 3.5%
  Not in labor force 35,233 48.3%
  
EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION
  Employed 33,797 100.0%
  Professional workers 5,800 17.2%
  Semiprofessional workers 797 2.4%
  Proprieters, managers, and officials 4,163 12.3%
  Clerical, sales and kindred 9,289 27.5%
  Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 3,710 11.0%
  Operatives and kindred 3,518 10.4%
  Domestic service 1,541 4.6%
  Service except domestic 3,022 8.9%
  Laborers 1,691 5.0%
  Occupation not reported 264 0.8%
 
                Source: 1940 Census, DOF Research

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