Bay Area Census Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)
HomeContact
CaliforniaBay AreaCountiesCitiesTracts/Blocks
TransportationHistorical DataMapsLinksFAQ
 
City of Emeryville
Alameda County
 

Decennial Census data
      1890-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 2,889 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 2,686 100.0%
    In households 2,675 99.6%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 2,468 85.4% White 2,160 80.4%
Foreign-born white 265 9.2%
Negro 96 3.3% Negro 473 17.6%
Other races 60 2.1% Other races 53 2.0%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 2,440 90.8%
    Foreign born 246 9.2%
  
SEX SEX
Male 1,534 53.1% Male 1,367 50.9%
Female 1,335 46.9% Female 1,319 49.1%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 252 8.7% Under 5 years 290 10.8%
5 to 19 years 716 24.8% 5 to 19 years 583 21.7%
20 to 64 years 1,468 50.8% 20 to 64 years 1,566 58.3%
65 years and over 453 15.7% 65 years and over 247 9.2%
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 1,105 100.0% All housing units 1,110 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 1,065 96.4% All occupied units 999 90.0%
Owner occupied 305 28.6% Owner occupied 274 27.4%
Renter occupied 760 71.4% Renter occupied 725 72.6%
Vacant 39 3.5% Vacant 111 10.0%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 7,241 X Median value dollars 10,400 X
Median gross rent dollars 37 X Median gross rent dollars 68 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 2,925 X Families median income dollars 6,000 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 2,060 100.0% Population 25 years and over 1,615 100.0%
High school 4 years 515 25.0% High school 4 years 407 25.2%
College 4 years or more 60 2.9% College 4 years or more 25 1.5%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 1,263 100.0% Employed 1,116 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 54 4.3% Professional, technical, and kindred 44 3.9%
Farmers and farm managers 3 0.2% Farmers and farm managers 0 0.0%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 97 7.7% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 32 2.9%
Clerical and kindred 179 14.2% Clerical and kindred 154 13.8%
Sales 66 5.2% Sales 22 2.0%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 225 17.8% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 154 13.8%
Operatives and kindred 320 25.3% Operatives and kindred 316 28.3%
Private household workers 13 1.0% Private household workers 37 3.3%
Service workers, except private household 172 13.6% Service workers, except private household 203 18.2%
Farm laborers 1 0.1% Farm laborers and farm foremen 0 0.0%
Laborers, except farm and mine 117 9.3% Laborers, except farm and mine 64 5.7%
Occupation not reported 16 1.3% Occupation not reported 90 8.1%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 2,521
1930 Total population 2,336
1920 Total population 2,390
1910 Total population 2,613
1900 Total population 1,016
1890 Total population 228
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
      1890-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010



California   |    Bay Area   |    Counties   |    Cities  |    Tracts/Blocks   |    Transportation

Historical Data   |    Maps   |    Links   |    FAQ   |    Home   |    Contact   |    MTC   |    ABAG

MTC-ABAG Library, 101 Eighth St., Oakland, CA 94607
510-817-5836, library@mtc.ca.gov