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

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 15,191 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 44,791 100.0%
In households 15,020 98.9% In households 44,691 99.8%
In group quarters 100 0.2%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 13,103 86.3% White 43,635 97.4%
Foreign-born white 2,000 13.2%
Negro 16 0.1% Negro 452 1.0%
Other races 72 0.5% Other races 61 0.1%
Indians 2 0.0% Indian 12 0.0%
Japanese 8 0.1% Japanese 90 0.2%
Chinese 17 0.1% Chinese 209 0.5%
Filipino 332 0.7%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 524 3.4% WHITE, SPANISH SURNAME 2,912 6.5%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 40,607 90.7%
    Foreign born 4,184 9.3%
  
SEX SEX
Male 7,592 50.0% Male 22,107 49.4%
Female 7,599 50.0% Female 22,684 50.6%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,814 11.9% Under 5 years 6,374 14.2%
5 to 17 years 2,701 17.8% 5 to 17 years 10,479 23.4%
18 to 64 years 9,759 64.2% 18 to 64 years 25,996 58.0%
65 years and over 917 6.0% 65 years and over 1,942 4.3%
Median age 31.2 X Median age 28.2 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 4,723 100.0%    
    Families 12,193 100.0%
    With own children under 18 7,666 62.9%
Persons per household 3.18 X Population per household 3.29 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 5,226 100.0% All housing units 14,129 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 4,769 91.3% All occupied units 13,565 96.0%
Owner occupied 3,711 77.8% Owner occupied 10,337 76.2%
Renter occupied 1,058 22.2% Renter occupied 3,228 23.8%
Vacant 451 8.6% Vacant 564 4.0%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 10,567 X Median value dollars 18,300 X
Median gross rent dollars 44 X Median gross rent dollars 104 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 4,074 X Families median income dollars 8,000 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 9,285 100.0% Population 25 years and over 24,710 100.0%
High school 4 years 2,750 29.6% High school 4 years 8,775 35.5%
College 4 years or more 355 3.8% College 4 years or more 2,554 10.3%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 17,572 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 12,862 73.2%
Railroad, subway or elevated 5 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 2,877 16.4%
Walked to work 571 3.2%
Other means 444 2.5%
Worked at home 156 0.9%
Not reported 657 3.7%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 6,059 100.0% Employed 17,853 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 379 6.3% Professional, technical, and kindred 2,123 11.9%
Farmers and farm managers 64 1.1% Farmers and farm managers 38 0.2%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 622 10.3% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,882 10.5%
Clerical and kindred 1,114 18.4% Clerical and kindred 4,089 22.9%
Sales 477 7.9% Sales 2,148 12.0%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,263 20.8% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 2,757 15.4%
Operatives and kindred 1,038 17.1% Operatives and kindred 2,134 12.0%
Private household workers 69 1.1% Private household workers 144 0.8%
Service workers, except private household 492 8.1% Service workers, except private household 1,270 7.1%
Farm laborers 41 0.7% Farm laborers and farm foremen 31 0.2%
Laborers, except farm and mine 443 7.3% Laborers, except farm and mine 548 3.1%
Occupation not reported 57 0.9% Occupation not reported 689 3.9%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 1,634 9.2%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 9,625
1930 Total population 7,838
1920 Total population 3,779
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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