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Decennial Census data
      1920-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 1,933 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 5,962 100.0%
    In households 5,947 99.7%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 1,777 91.9% White 5,940 99.6%
Foreign-born white 154 8.0%
Negro 1 0.1% Negro 6 0.1%
Other races 1 0.1% Other races 16 0.3%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 5,472 91.8%
    Foreign born 490 8.2%
  
SEX SEX
Male 931 48.2% Male 2,913 48.9%
Female 1,002 51.8% Female 3,049 51.1%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 205 10.6% Under 5 years 771 12.9%
    5 to 19 years 1,498 25.1%
5 to 64 years 1,561 80.8% 20 to 64 years 3,322 55.7%
65 years and over 167 8.6% 65 years and over 371 6.2%
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 668 100.0% All housing units 1,987 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 634 94.9% All occupied units 1,867 94.0%
Owner occupied 482 76.0% Owner occupied 1,475 79.0%
Renter occupied 152 24.0% Renter occupied 392 21.0%
Vacant 34 5.1% Vacant 120 6.0%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 11,341 X Median value dollars 20,800 X
Median gross rent dollars 56 X Median gross rent dollars 104 X
  
  INCOME IN 1959
    Families median income dollars 9,137 X
  
  YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
    Population 25 years and over 3,485 100.0%
    High school 4 years 1,174 33.7%
    College 4 years or more 657 18.9%
  
  OCCUPATION
    Employed 2,377 100.0%
    Professional, technical, and kindred 466 19.6%
    Farmers and farm managers 4 0.2%
    Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 349 14.7%
    Clerical and kindred 495 20.8%
    Sales 292 12.3%
    Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 275 11.6%
    Operatives and kindred 116 4.9%
    Private household workers 49 2.1%
    Service workers, except private household 171 7.2%
    Farm laborers and farm foremen 8 0.3%
    Laborers, except farm and mine 82 3.4%
    Occupation not reported 70 2.9%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 1,098
1920 Total population 607
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
      1920-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010



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