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Decennial Census data
      1880-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 537 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 395 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 1,091 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White   White   White 543 49.8%
Negro   Black   Black 25 2.3%
Indian   American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut   American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 0 0.3%
Eskimo   Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut   Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander   Asian or Pacific Islander 254 23.3%
Asian 252 23.1%
Japanese   Japanese   Japanese 18 1.6%
Chinese   Chinese   Chinese 11 1.0%
Filipino   Filipino   Filipino 223 20.4%
Korean   Korean 0 0.0%
Asian Indian   Asian Indian 0 0.0%
Vietnamese   Vietnamese 0 0.0%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 0 0.0%
Pacific Islander 2 0.2%
Polynesian 2 0.2%
Hawaiian   Hawaiian 2 0.2%
Samoan   Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian   Micronesian -- Guamanian 0 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander   Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other   Race, n.e.c.   Other Race 266 24.4%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT   SPANISH ORIGIN   TOTAL HISPANIC 400 36.7%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male   Male   Male 516 47.3%
Female   Female   Female 575 52.7%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years   Under 5 years   Under 5 years 85 7.8%
5 to 19 years   5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 217 19.9%
20 to 64 years   20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 654 59.9%
65 years and over   65 years and over   65 years and over 135 12.4%
Median age   Median age   Median age 32.0 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household   Total households   Households 365 100.0%
Families   Families   Total families 273 74.8%
With own children under 18 years   With own children under 18 years   With own children under 18 years 153 41.9%
Persons per household   Persons per household   Persons per household 2.95 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 3.53 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals   Median household income   Median household income 39,028 X
Median family income   Median family income 43,967 X
Income of persons   Per capita income   Per capita income 13,640 X
Less than poverty level   Below poverty level   Below poverty level 6.1%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes)   Mean minutes traveled to work 26.4 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   Workers 16 years and over 563 100.0%
Private vehicle   Car, truck, or van 433 76.9%
Drive alone car   Drove alone 329 58.4%
Drive alone truck or van  
Carpool car   Carpooled 104 18.5%
Carpool truck or van    
Public transportation   Public transportation 82 14.6%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 59 10.5%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 21 3.7%
Railroad   Railroad 0 0.0%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 2 0.4%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 0 0.0%
Bicycle   Bicycle 0 0.0%
Walked only   Walked 28 5.0%
Other means   Other means 4 0.7%
Worked at home   Working at home 16 2.8%
  
Census Data for the year:  
1960 TOTAL POPULATION 500  
1950 TOTAL POPULATION 297  
1940 TOTAL POPULATION 354  
1930 TOTAL POPULATION 369  
1880 TOTAL POPULATION 188  
 
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census
 

Decennial Census data
      1880-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010



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