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Decennial Census data
      1910-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 27,320 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 26,173 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 26,801 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 26,932 98.6% White 24,462 93.5% White 23,529 87.8%
Negro 29 0.1% Black 104 0.4% Black 179 0.7%
Indian 27 0.1% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 67 0.3% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 103 0.4%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 14 0.1%
Asian and Pacific Islander 1,044 4.0% Asian or Pacific Islander 2,371 8.8%
Asian 2,314 8.6%
Japanese 71 0.3% Japanese 342 1.3% Japanese 352 1.3%
Chinese 117 0.4% Chinese 303 1.2% Chinese 1,127 4.2%
Filipino 47 0.2% Filipino 160 0.6% Filipino 464 1.7%
Korean 62 0.2% Korean 156 0.6%
Asian Indian 70 0.3% Asian Indian 72 0.3%
Vietnamese 0 0.0% Vietnamese 0 0.0%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 143 0.5%
Pacific Islander 57 0.2%
Polynesian 57 0.2%
Hawaiian 19 0.1% Hawaiian 14 0.1%
Samoan 0 0.0% Samoan 35 0.1%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 8 0.0%
Guamanian 11 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 0 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 77 0.3% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 97 0.4% Race, n.e.c. 496 1.9% Other Race 619 2.3%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 1,314 4.8% SPANISH ORIGIN 1,634 6.2% TOTAL HISPANIC 2,962 11.1%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 12,638 46.3% Male   Male 12,611 47.1%
Female 14,682 53.7% Female   Female 14,190 52.9%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,284 4.7% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 1,386 5.2%
5 to 19 years 5,789 21.2% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 2,881 10.7%
20 to 64 years 16,248 59.5% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 17,367 64.8%
65 years and over 3,999 14.6% 65 years and over   65 years and over 5,167 19.3%
Median age 39.1 X Median age 39.2 X Median age 38.6 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 11,270 100.0% Total households 12,356 100.0% Households 12,375 100.0%
Families 7,482 66.4% Families 6,639 53.7% Total families 6,723 54.3%
With own children under 18 years 2,995 26.6% With own children under 18 years 2,315 18.7% With own children under 18 years 2,486 20.1%
Persons per household 2.41 X Persons per household 2.08 X Persons per household 2.13 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 2.83 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 10,176 X Median household income 20,268 X Median household income 42,487 X
Median family income 27,246 X Median family income 55,089 X
Income of persons 5,205 X Per capita income 11,787 X Per capita income 25,031 X
Less than poverty level 5.2% Below poverty level 5.8% Below poverty level 4.6%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.4 X Mean minutes traveled to work 23.2 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes  
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 13,576 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 14,818 100.0%
Private vehicle 11,229 82.7% Car, truck, or van 12,632 85.2%
Drive alone car 8,609 63.4% Drove alone 11,265 76.0%
Drive alone truck or van 1,075 7.9%
Carpool car 1,340 9.9% Carpooled 1,367 9.2%
Carpool truck or van 205 1.5%  
Public transportation 1,340 9.9% Public transportation 1,124 7.6%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 316 2.1%
  Streetcar or trolley car 10 0.1%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 56 0.4%
Railroad   Railroad 723 4.9%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 19 0.1%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 62 0.4%
Bicycle   Bicycle 149 1.0%
Walked only 479 3.5% Walked 409 2.8%
Other means 320 2.4% Other means 61 0.4%
Worked at home 208 1.5% Working at home 381 2.6%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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