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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 2,681 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 3,714 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 5,740 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 1,539 57.4% White 2,166 58.3% White 3,001 52.3%
Negro 1,004 37.4% Black 1,048 28.2% Black 1,325 23.1%
Indian 37 1.4% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 7 0.2% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 33 0.6%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 7 0.1%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 307 8.3% Asian or Pacific Islander 1,068 18.6%
Asian 1,068 18.6%
Japanese 7 0.3% Japanese 18 0.5% Japanese 174 3.0%
Chinese 55 2.1% Chinese 84 2.3% Chinese 222 3.9%
Filipino 4 0.1% Filipino 21 0.6% Filipino 90 1.6%
Korean 17 0.5% Korean 38 0.7%
Asian Indian 167 4.5% Asian Indian 428 7.5%
Vietnamese 0 0.0% Vietnamese 68 1.2%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 48 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
Polynesian 0 0.0%
Hawaiian 0 0.0% 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 0 0.0% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 35 1.3% Race, n.e.c. 186 5.0% Other Race 313 5.5%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT   SPANISH ORIGIN 343 9.2% TOTAL HISPANIC 488 8.5%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 1,395 52.0% Male   Male 2,848 49.6%
Female 1,286 48.0% Female   Female 2,892 50.4%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 212 7.9% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 252 4.4%
5 to 19 years 659 24.6% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 539 9.4%
20 to 64 years 1,550 57.8% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 4,411 76.8%
65 years and over 260 9.7% 65 years and over   65 years and over 538 9.4%
Median age   Median age 33.7 X Median age 34.4 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 1,109 100.0% Total households 2,132 100.0% Households 3,204 100.0%
Families 652 58.8% Families 777 36.4% Total families 1,120 35.0%
With own children under 18 years   With own children under 18 years 344 16.1% With own children under 18 years 404 12.6%
Persons per household 2.41 X Persons per household 1.74 X Persons per household 1.79 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 2.81 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 6,640 X Median household income 17,102 X Median household income 35,665 X
Median family income 17,708 X Median family income 42,305 X
Income of persons 3,304 X Per capita income 11,774 X Per capita income 23,190 X
Less than poverty level 18.4% Below poverty level 10.7% Below poverty level 14.9%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.0 X Mean minutes traveled to work 23.3 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 2,122 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 3,362 100.0%
Private vehicle 1,430 67.4% Car, truck, or van 2,521 75.0%
Drive alone 1,233 58.1% Drove alone 1,962 58.4%
   
Carpool 197 9.3% Carpooled 559 16.6%
     
Public transportation 492 23.2% Public transportation 435 12.9%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 271 8.1%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 164 4.9%
Railroad   Railroad 0 0.0%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 0 0.0%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 21 0.6%
Bicycle   Bicycle 41 1.2%
Walked only 95 4.5% Walked 132 3.9%
Other means 28 1.3% Other means 49 1.5%
Worked at home 77 3.6% Working at home 163 4.8%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census
 

Decennial Census data
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