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      1870-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 14,272 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 72,700 100.0%
In households 14,081 98.7% In households 72,414 99.6%
In group quarters 286 0.4%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 12,777 89.5% White 71,616 98.5%
Foreign-born white 1,401 9.8%
Negro 32 0.2% Negro 86 0.1%
Other races 62 0.4% Other races 75 0.1%
Indians 3 0.0% Indian 62 0.1%
Japanese 35 0.2% Japanese 319 0.4%
Chinese 14 0.1% Chinese 339 0.5%
Filipino 203 0.3%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 1,675 11.7% WHITE, SPANISH SURNAME 8,243 11.3%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 69,050 95.0%
    Foreign born 3,650 5.0%
  
SEX SEX
Male 7,020 49.2% Male 36,175 49.8%
Female 7,252 50.8% Female 36,525 50.2%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,915 13.4% Under 5 years 11,180 15.4%
5 to 17 years 2,667 18.7% 5 to 17 years 21,081 29.0%
18 to 64 years 8,627 60.4% 18 to 64 years 37,725 51.9%
65 years and over 1,063 7.4% 65 years and over 2,714 3.7%
Median age 28.8 X Median age 24.0 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 4,374 100.0%    
    Families 17,911 100.0%
    With own children under 18 13,310 74.3%
Persons per household 3.22 X Population per household 3.72 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 4,713 100.0% All housing units 20,224 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 4,368 92.7% All occupied units 19,456 96.2%
Owner occupied 2,857 65.4% Owner occupied 14,636 75.2%
Renter occupied 1,511 34.6% Renter occupied 4,820 24.8%
Vacant 329 7.0% Vacant 768 3.8%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 9,352 X Median value dollars 15,500 X
Median gross rent dollars 47 X Median gross rent dollars 97 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,694 X Families median income dollars 7,204 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 8,280 100.0% Population 25 years and over 35,546 100.0%
High school 4 years 2,190 26.4% High school 4 years 12,344 34.7%
College 4 years or more 550 6.6% College 4 years or more 2,611 7.3%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 24,125 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 21,120 87.5%
Railroad, subway or elevated 4 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 444 1.8%
Walked to work 806 3.3%
Other means 441 1.8%
Worked at home 383 1.6%
Not reported 927 3.8%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 5,045 100.0% Employed 24,130 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 437 8.7% Professional, technical, and kindred 2,776 11.5%
Farmers and farm managers 33 0.7% Farmers and farm managers 79 0.3%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 597 11.8% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 2,159 8.9%
Clerical and kindred 649 12.9% Clerical and kindred 3,746 15.5%
Sales 417 8.3% Sales 2,074 8.6%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,093 21.7% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 5,013 20.8%
Operatives and kindred 965 19.1% Operatives and kindred 4,435 18.4%
Private household workers 38 0.8% Private household workers 315 1.3%
Service workers, except private household 360 7.1% Service workers, except private household 1,587 6.6%
Farm laborers 77 1.5% Farm laborers and farm foremen 132 0.5%
Laborers, except farm and mine 357 7.1% Laborers, except farm and mine 954 4.0%
Occupation not reported 22 0.4% Occupation not reported 860 3.6%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 1,561 6.5%
  
Census Data for the year:  
1940 Total population 6,736
1930 Total population 5,530
1920 Total population 3,487
1910 Total population 2,746
1900 Total population 1,965
1890 Total population 1,419
1880 Total population 1,231
1870 Total population 504
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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