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Decennial Census data
      1880-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 6,953 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 36,208 100.0%
    In households 35,930 99.2%
In group quarters 278 0.8%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 6,557 94.3% White 35,859 99.0%
Foreign-born white 380 5.5%
Negro 14 0.2% Negro 100 0.3%
Other races 2 0.0% Other races 16 0.0%
    Indian 22 0.1%
    Japanese 80 0.2%
    Chinese 44 0.1%
Filipino 87 0.2%
  
    WHITE, SPANISH SURNAME 1,234 3.4%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 34,942 96.5%
    Foreign born 1,266 3.5%
  
SEX SEX
Male 3,410 49.0% Male 18,003 49.7%
Female 3,543 51.0% Female 18,205 50.3%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,067 15.3% Under 5 years 5,258 14.5%
5 to 19 years 2,714 39.0% 5 to 17 years 10,961 30.3%
20 to 64 years 2,343 33.7% 18 to 64 years 18,636 51.5%
65 years and over 829 11.9% 65 years and over 1,353 3.7%
    Median age 23.6 X
  
  HOUSEHOLDS
       
    Families 8,847 100.0%
    With own children under 18 6,621 74.8%
    Population per household 3.72 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 2,152 100.0% All housing units 10,061 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 2,060 95.7% All occupied units 9,661 96.0%
Owner occupied 1,414 68.6% Owner occupied 7,698 79.7%
Renter occupied 646 31.4% Renter occupied 1,963 20.3%
Vacant 88 4.1% Vacant 400 4.0%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 9,175 X Median value dollars 13,900 X
Median gross rent dollars 42 X Median gross rent dollars 96 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,941 X Families median income dollars 7,323 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 3,995 100.0% Population 25 years and over 17,621 100.0%
High school 4 years 1,445 36.2% High school 4 years 6,624 37.6%
College 4 years or more 410 10.3% College 4 years or more 1,945 11.0%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 12,012 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 10,244 85.3%
Railroad, subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 302 2.5%
Walked to work 346 2.9%
Other means 264 2.2%
Worked at home 377 3.1%
Not reported 479 4.0%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 2,354 100.0% Employed 11,758 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 362 15.4% Professional, technical, and kindred 2,035 17.3%
Farmers and farm managers 11 0.5% Farmers and farm managers 9 0.1%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 225 9.6% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,046 8.9%
Clerical and kindred 352 15.0% Clerical and kindred 1,734 14.7%
Sales 202 8.6% Sales 1,080 9.2%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 444 18.9% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 2,315 19.7%
Operatives and kindred 413 17.5% Operatives and kindred 1,628 13.8%
Private household workers 53 2.3% Private household workers 205 1.7%
Service workers, except private household 157 6.7% Service workers, except private household 834 7.1%
Farm laborers 7 0.3% Farm laborers and farm foremen 44 0.4%
Laborers, except farm and mine 113 4.8% Laborers, except farm and mine 365 3.1%
Occupation not reported 15 0.6% Occupation not reported 463 3.9%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 688 5.9%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 1,373
1930 Total population 1,125
1920 Total population 912
1910 Total population 703
1890 Total population 373
1880 Total population 399
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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