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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 8,464 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 8,074 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 8,272 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 8,237 97.3% White 7,602 94.2% White 7,682 92.9%
Negro 30 0.4% Black 111 1.4% Black 42 0.5%
Indian 25 0.3% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 35 0.4% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 19 0.2%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 299 3.7% Asian or Pacific Islander 453 5.5%
Asian 453 5.5%
Japanese 73 0.9% Japanese 89 1.1% Japanese 131 1.6%
Chinese 64 0.8% Chinese 124 1.5% Chinese 168 2.0%
Filipino 15 0.2% Filipino 5 0.1% Filipino 13 0.2%
Korean 17 0.2% Korean 39 0.5%
Asian Indian 39 0.5% Asian Indian 92 1.1%
Vietnamese 0 0.0% Vietnamese 0 0.0%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 10 0.1%
Other Asian 0 0.0%
Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
Polynesian 0 0.0%
Hawaiian 10 0.1% Hawaiian 0 0.0%
Samoan 0 0.0% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 0 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 0 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 15 0.2% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 20 0.2% Race, n.e.c. 27 0.3% Other Race 76 0.9%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT   SPANISH ORIGIN 262 3.2% TOTAL HISPANIC 285 3.4%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 4,187 49.5% Male   Male 3,974 48.0%
Female 4,277 50.5% Female   Female 4,298 52.0%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 650 7.7% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 505 6.1%
5 to 19 years 1,440 17.0% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 980 11.8%
20 to 64 years 4,793 56.6% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 5,683 68.7%
65 years and over 601 7.1% 65 years and over   65 years and over 1,104 13.3%
Median age   Median age 36.1 X Median age 40.4 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 2,864 100.0% Total households 3,223 100.0% Households 3,583 100.0%
Families 2,296 80.2% Families 2,228 69.1% Total families 2,314 64.6%
With own children under 18 years   With own children under 18 years 1,048 32.5% With own children under 18 years 906 25.3%
Persons per household 2.95 X Persons per household 2.50 X Persons per household 2.31 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 2.75 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 12,955 X Median household income 25,776 X Median household income 53,371 X
Median family income 27,573 X Median family income 58,162 X
Income of persons 4,873 X Per capita income 11,739 X Per capita income 26,660 X
Less than poverty level 4.3% Below poverty level 4.9% Below poverty level 2.8%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.7 X Mean minutes traveled to work 26.0 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 4,350 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 4,565 100.0%
Private vehicle 3,497 80.4% Car, truck, or van 3,788 83.0%
Drive alone 2,783 64.0% Drove alone 3,348 73.3%
   
Carpool 714 16.4% Carpooled 440 9.6%
     
Public transportation 454 10.4% Public transportation 507 11.1%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 332 7.3%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 12 0.3%
Railroad   Railroad 0 0.0%
  Ferryboat 158 3.5%
Taxicab   Taxicab 5 0.1%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 27 0.6%
Bicycle   Bicycle 26 0.6%
Walked only 103 2.4% Walked 68 1.5%
Other means 216 5.0% Other means 25 0.5%
Worked at home 80 1.8% Working at home 124 2.7%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census
 

Decennial Census data
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