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      1910-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 19,886 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 24,036 100.0%
In households 19,664 98.9% In households 23,774 98.9%
In group quarters 262 1.1%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 17,481 87.9% White 23,965 99.7%
Foreign-born white 2,361 11.9%
Negro 9 0.0% Negro 5 0.0%
Other races 35 0.2% Other races 25 0.1%
Indians 0 0.0% Indian 2 0.0%
Japanese 13 0.1% Japanese 6 0.0%
Chinese 17 0.1% Chinese 30 0.1%
Filipino 3 0.0%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 231 1.2%    
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 20,974 87.3%
    Foreign born 3,062 12.7%
  
SEX SEX
Male 9,378 47.2% Male 11,331 47.1%
Female 10,508 52.8% Female 12,705 52.9%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,527 7.7% Under 5 years 1,482 6.2%
5 to 17 years 3,168 15.9% 5 to 17 years 4,603 19.2%
18 to 64 years 13,229 66.5% 18 to 64 years 14,735 61.3%
65 years and over 1,962 9.9% 65 years and over 3,216 13.4%
Median age 38.3 X Median age 40.4 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 6,892 100.0%    
    Families 6,848 100.0%
    With own children under 18 2,972 43.4%
Persons per household 2.85 X Population per household 2.63 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 7,144 100.0% All housing units 9,446 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 6,893 96.5% All occupied units 9,042 95.7%
Owner occupied 4,466 64.8% Owner occupied 5,255 58.1%
Renter occupied 2,427 35.2% Renter occupied 3,787 41.9%
Vacant 244 3.4% Vacant 404 4.3%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 14,788 X Median value dollars 21,000 X
Median gross rent dollars 65 X Median gross rent dollars 104 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 5,228 X Families median income dollars 8,297 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 13,430 100.0% Population 25 years and over 16,018 100.0%
High school 4 years 2,785 20.7% High school 4 years 5,034 31.4%
College 4 years or more 2,095 15.6% College 4 years or more 2,659 16.6%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 10,702 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 7,288 68.1%
Railroad, subway or elevated 925 8.6%
Bus or streetcar 856 8.0%
Walked to work 713 6.7%
Other means 147 1.4%
Worked at home 245 2.3%
Not reported 528 4.9%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 8,758 100.0% Employed 10,903 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 1,423 16.2% Professional, technical, and kindred 1,808 16.6%
Farmers and farm managers 15 0.2% Farmers and farm managers 36 0.3%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,566 17.9% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,393 12.8%
Clerical and kindred 1,737 19.8% Clerical and kindred 2,429 22.3%
Sales 1,214 13.9% Sales 1,318 12.1%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,105 12.6% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,389 12.7%
Operatives and kindred 566 6.5% Operatives and kindred 685 6.3%
Private household workers 200 2.3% Private household workers 224 2.1%
Service workers, except private household 558 6.4% Service workers, except private household 757 6.9%
Farm laborers 16 0.2% Farm laborers and farm foremen 15 0.1%
Laborers, except farm and mine 287 3.3% Laborers, except farm and mine 245 2.2%
Occupation not reported 71 0.8% Occupation not reported 604 5.5%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 1,173 10.8%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 15,940
1930 Total population 13,270
1920 Total population 4,107
1910 Total population 1,565
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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