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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 4,023 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 7,282 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 8,886 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 3,905 97.1% White 6,674 91.7% White 8,110 91.3%
Negro 19 0.5% Black 113 1.6% Black 28 0.3%
Indian 20 0.5% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 13 0.2% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 16 0.2%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 5 0.1%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 248 3.4% Asian or Pacific Islander 354 4.0%
Asian 354 4.0%
Japanese 20 0.5% Japanese 55 0.8% Japanese 45 0.5%
Chinese 0 0.0% Chinese 11 0.2% Chinese 22 0.2%
Filipino 30 0.7% Filipino 169 2.3% Filipino 281 3.2%
Korean 0 0.0% Korean 6 0.1%
Asian Indian 0 0.0% Asian Indian 0 0.0%
Vietnamese 0 0.0% Vietnamese 0 0.0%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 0 0.0%
Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
Polynesian 0 0.0%
Hawaiian 13 0.2% 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 29 0.7% Race, n.e.c. 234 3.2% Other Race 378 4.3%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT   SPANISH ORIGIN 775 10.6% TOTAL HISPANIC 1,966 22.1%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 2,017 50.1% Male   Male 4,431 49.9%
Female 2,006 49.9% Female   Female 4,455 50.1%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 373 9.3% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 654 7.4%
5 to 19 years 1,193 29.7% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 1,480 16.7%
20 to 64 years 2,125 52.8% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 5,930 66.7%
65 years and over 332 8.3% 65 years and over   65 years and over 822 9.3%
Median age   Median age 32.2 X Median age 35.0 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 1,253 100.0% Total households 2,609 100.0% Households 3,179 100.0%
Families 981 78.3% Families 1,995 76.5% Total families 2,247 70.7%
With own children under 18 years   With own children under 18 years 1,068 40.9% With own children under 18 years 1,028 32.3%
Persons per household 3.21 X Persons per household 2.79 X Persons per household 2.78 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 3.30 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 11,376 X Median household income 25,467 X Median household income 54,762 X
Median family income 28,072 X Median family income 61,315 X
Income of persons 3,252 X Per capita income 9,857 X Per capita income 22,302 X
Less than poverty level 8.2% Below poverty level 6.9% Below poverty level 3.9%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.0 X Mean minutes traveled to work 25.5 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 3,699 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 5,074 100.0%
Private vehicle 3,348 90.5% Car, truck, or van 4,532 89.3%
Drive alone 2,412 65.2% Drove alone 3,695 72.8%
   
Carpool 936 25.3% Carpooled 837 16.5%
     
Public transportation 42 1.1% Public transportation 106 2.1%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 69 1.4%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 20 0.4%
Railroad   Railroad 8 0.2%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 9 0.2%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 0 0.0%
Bicycle   Bicycle 20 0.4%
Walked only 194 5.2% Walked 107 2.1%
Other means 67 1.8% Other means 71 1.4%
Worked at home 48 1.3% Working at home 238 4.7%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census
 

Decennial Census data
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