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Decennial Census data
      1870-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 44,146 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 58,099 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 77,211 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 38,651 87.6% White 43,718 75.2% White 52,613 68.1%
Negro 3,296 7.5% Black 7,178 12.4% Black 10,673 13.8%
Indian 166 0.4% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 622 1.1% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 897 1.2%
Eskimo 15 0.0% Eskimo 7 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 4,166 7.2% Asian or Pacific Islander 8,337 10.8%
Asian 7,509 9.7%
Japanese 503 1.1% Japanese 966 1.7% Japanese 998 1.3%
Chinese 164 0.4% Chinese 442 0.8% Chinese 680 0.9%
Filipino 502 1.1% Filipino 1,450 2.5% Filipino 4,112 5.3%
Korean 292 0.5% Korean 451 0.6%
Asian Indian 138 0.2% Asian Indian 523 0.7%
Vietnamese 92 0.2% Vietnamese 270 0.3%
Cambodian 21 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 115 0.1%
Thai 121 0.2%
Other Asian 218 0.3%
Pacific Islander 828 1.1%
Polynesian 348 0.5%
Hawaiian 172 0.3% Hawaiian 343 0.4%
Samoan 0 0.0% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 5 0.0%
Guamanian 436 0.8% Micronesian -- Guamanian 480 0.6%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 178 0.3% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 864 2.0% Race, n.e.c. 2,415 4.2% Other Race 4,691 6.1%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 1,146 2.6% SPANISH ORIGIN 5,727 9.9% TOTAL HISPANIC 9,810 12.7%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 23,023 52.2% Male   Male 38,761 50.2%
Female 21,123 47.8% Female   Female 38,450 49.8%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 4,169 9.4% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 7,326 9.5%
5 to 19 years 15,437 35.0% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 16,061 20.8%
20 to 64 years 23,424 53.1% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 48,870 63.3%
65 years and over 1,116 2.5% 65 years and over   65 years and over 4,954 6.4%
Median age 22.2 X Median age 25.3 X Median age 28.9 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 11,281 100.0% Total households 18,406 100.0% Households 25,397 100.0%
Families 10,089 89.4% Families 14,721 80.0% Total families 19,999 78.7%
With own children under 18 years 7,140 63.3% With own children under 18 years 9,390 51.0% With own children under 18 years 11,425 45.0%
Persons per household 3.60 X Persons per household 2.98 X Persons per household 2.92 X
Persons per family 3.36 X Persons per family 3.29 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 7,237 X Median household income 17,975 X Median household income 36,886 X
Median family income 20,160 X Median family income 39,704 X
Income of persons 2,744 X Per capita income 6,778 X Per capita income 13,713 X
Less than poverty level 10.6% Below poverty level 9.4% Below poverty level 7.1%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.3 X Mean minutes traveled to work 24.8 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes 58.9 X
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 25,862 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 37,015 100.0%
Private vehicle 22,485 86.9% Car, truck, or van 33,903 91.6%
Drive alone car 14,335 55.4% Drove alone 27,135 73.3%
Drive alone truck or van 2,351 9.1%
Carpool car 4,767 18.4% Carpooled 6,768 18.3%
Carpool truck or van 1,032 4.0%  
Public transportation 494 1.9% Public transportation 584 1.6%
Bus or streetcar 429 1.7% Bus or trolley bus 477 1.3%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train 6 0.0% Subway or elevated 51 0.1%
Railroad 0 0.0% Railroad 0 0.0%
  Ferryboat 14 0.0%
Taxicab 59 0.2% Taxicab 42 0.1%
Motorcycle 575 2.2% Motorcycle 310 0.8%
Bicycle 561 2.2% Bicycle 399 1.1%
Walked only 1,290 5.0% Walked 864 2.3%
Other means 202 0.8% Other means 282 0.8%
Worked at home 255 1.0% Working at home 673 1.8%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

Decennial Census data
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