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      1920-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 66,922 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 78,594 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 92,315 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 58,048 86.7% White 41,319 52.6% White 36,768 39.8%
Negro 3,641 5.4% Black 8,472 10.8% Black 7,104 7.7%
Indian 189 0.3% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 387 0.5% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 448 0.5%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 7 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 22,558 28.7% Asian or Pacific Islander 40,261 43.6%
Asian 39,189 42.5%
Japanese 424 0.6% Japanese 1,165 1.5% Japanese 880 1.0%
Chinese 1,108 1.7% Chinese 5,391 6.9% Chinese 10,444 11.3%
Filipino 2,677 4.0% Filipino 13,800 17.6% Filipino 24,950 27.0%
Korean 424 0.5% Korean 650 0.7%
Asian Indian 606 0.8% Asian Indian 654 0.7%
Vietnamese 153 0.2% Vietnamese 536 0.6%
Cambodian 46 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 176 0.2%
Other Asian 853 0.9%
Pacific Islander 1,072 1.2%
Polynesian 883 1.0%
Hawaiian 246 0.3% Hawaiian 275 0.3%
Samoan 194 0.2% Samoan 608 0.7%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 72 0.1% Micronesian -- Guamanian 103 0.1%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 86 0.1%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 507 0.6% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 835 1.2% Race, n.e.c. 5,888 7.5% Other Race 7,734 8.4%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 8,153 12.2% SPANISH ORIGIN 15,177 19.3% TOTAL HISPANIC 20,238 21.9%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 32,596 48.7% Male 37,899 48.2% Male 45,142 48.9%
Female 34,326 51.3% Female 40,695 51.8% Female 47,173 51.1%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 5,980 8.9% Under 5 years 5,599 7.1% Under 5 years 6,507 7.0%
5 to 19 years 18,857 28.2% 5 to 19 years 17,472 22.2% 5 to 17 years 15,381 16.7%
20 to 64 years 38,470 57.5% 20 to 64 years 48,729 62.0% 18 to 64 years 60,550 65.6%
65 years and over 3,615 5.4% 65 years and over 6,794 8.6% 65 years and over 9,877 10.7%
Median age 27.2 X Median age 30.7 X Median age 33.0 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 21,507 100.0% Total households 27,102 100.0% Households 29,148 100.0%
Families 17,644 82.0% Families 19,639 72.5% Total families 21,778 74.7%
With own children under 18 years 10,141 47.2% With own children under 18 years 10,070 37.2% With own children under 18 years 10,427 35.8%
Persons per household 3.10 X Persons per household 2.87 X Persons per household 3.14 X
Persons per family 3.43 X Persons per family 3.63 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 10,786 X Median household income 21,576 X Median household income 41,533 X
Median family income 24,493 X Median family income 45,501 X
Income of persons 3,862 X Per capita income 8,227 X Per capita income 14,744 X
Less than poverty level 5.7% Below poverty level 7.0% Below poverty level 7.1%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.3 X Mean minutes traveled to work 27.7 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes 56.1 X
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 39,666 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 47,420 100.0%
Private vehicle 30,003 75.6% Car, truck, or van 36,349 76.7%
Drive alone car 19,318 48.7% Drove alone 26,817 56.6%
Drive alone truck or van 1,907 4.8%
Carpool car 8,101 20.4% Carpooled 9,532 20.1%
Carpool truck or van 677 1.7%  
Public transportation 7,699 19.4% Public transportation 8,863 18.7%
Bus or streetcar 4,408 11.1% Bus or trolley bus 4,926 10.4%
  Streetcar or trolley car 200 0.4%
Subway or elevated train 3,037 7.7% Subway or elevated 3,563 7.5%
Railroad 237 0.6% Railroad 164 0.3%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab 17 0.0% Taxicab 10 0.0%
Motorcycle 231 0.6% Motorcycle 132 0.3%
Bicycle 42 0.1% Bicycle 48 0.1%
Walked only 687 1.7% Walked 893 1.9%
Other means 603 1.5% Other means 517 1.1%
Worked at home 401 1.0% Working at home 618 1.3%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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