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Decennial Census data
      1870-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010        More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 41,464 100.0%   48,821 100.0%   46,807 100.0%
In households 41,034 99.0%   48,015 98.3%      
In group quarters 430 1.0%   806 1.7%      
           
RACE          
White 24,426 58.9%   28,674 58.7%      
Black or African American 745 1.8%   942 1.9%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 661 1.6%   831 1.7%      
Asian 1,810 4.4%   3,448 7.1%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 105 0.3%   111 0.2%      
Some other race 11,499 27.7%   12,322 25.2%      
Two or more races 2,218 5.3%   2,493 5.1%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 22,298 53.8%   28,214 57.8%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,166 46.2%   20,607 42.2%      
White 15,767 38.0%   15,335 31.4%      
Black or African American 615 1.5%   709 1.5%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 193 0.5%   180 0.4%      
Asian 1,658 4.0%   3,265 6.7%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 74 0.2%   86 0.2%      
Some other race 58 0.1%   58 0.1%      
Two or more races 801 1.9%   974 2.0%      
           
SEX          
Male 20,656 49.8%   24,229 49.6%      
Female 20,808 50.2%   24,592 50.4%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 3,903 9.4%   4,144 8.5%      
5 to 17 years 9,598 23.1%   10,839 22.2%      
18 to 64 years 25,148 60.7%   29,740 60.9%      
65 years and over 2,815 6.8%   4,098 8.4%      
Median age 29.9 X   32.4 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 11,869 100.0%   14,175 100.0%      
Family households 9,590 80.8%   11,336 80.0%      
Families with children under 18 5,660 47.7%   6,243 44.0%      
Average household size 3.46 X   3.39 X      
Average family size 3.74 X   3.69 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 12,152 100.0%   14,854 100.0%   14,772 100.0%
Occupied housing units 11,869 97.7%   14,175 95.4%   14,147 95.8%
Owner-occupied housing units 7,264 61.2%   8,624 60.8%   8,904 62.9%
Renter-occupied housing units 4,605 38.8%   5,551 39.2%   5,243 37.1%
Vacant housing units 283 2.3%   679 4.6%   625 4.2%
1 unit, detached housing 7,768 63.8%   9,942 67.3%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 344,100 X         592,300 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 936 X         1,167 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 31,545 75.9%         34,921 74.6%
Foreign born 10,042 24.1%         11,886 25.4%
Naturalized citizen 2,575 6.2%         4,854 10.4%
Not a citizen 7,467 18.0%         7,032 15.0%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 62,135 X         71,340 X
Median family income (dollars) 65,330 X         80,812 X
Per capita income (dollars) 22,071 X         28,527 X
Individuals in poverty 4,250 10.4%         4,001 8.7%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 24,105 100.0%         27,926 100.0%
High school graduate 4,833 20.0%           21.3%
Bachelor's degree 3,209 13.3%           17.0%
Graduate or professional degree 1,388 5.8%           7.6%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 30.6 X         28.9 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 18,774 100.0%         20,853 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 16,760 89.3%         18,464 88.5%
Drove alone 13,158 70.1%         14,999 71.9%
Carpooled 3,602 19.2%         3,465 16.6%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 675 3.6%         562 2.7%
Bus or trolley bus 366 1.9%         452 2.2%
Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Subway or elevated 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Railroad 309 1.6%         110 0.5%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 0 0.0%         19 0.1%
Motorcycle 44 0.2%         63 0.3%
Bicycle 187 1.0%         148 0.7%
Walked 331 1.8%         410 2.0%
Other means 289 1.5%         427 2.0%
Worked at home 488 2.6%         760 3.6%
         
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION        
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 19,259 100.0%         21,272 100.0%
Management, professional and related 5,511 28.6%         6,476 30.4%
Service 2,741 14.2%         4,047 19.0%
Sales and office 5,405 28.1%         5,114 24.0%
Farming, fishing & forestry 622 3.2%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 2,095 10.9%         3,222 15.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving 2,885 15.0%         2,413 11.3%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 1,146 6.0%         1,422 6.7%
 
 
                Source: Census 2000 SF1, SF3, DP1-DP4, CTPP, Census 2010 DP-1, American Community Survey 2006-2010
 
                      * Go to tables in American Factfinder to view information on methodology and margins of error
 

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