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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 93,058 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 94,167 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 111,498 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 87,284 93.8% White 72,168 76.6% White 68,922 61.8%
Negro 1,688 1.8% Black 5,270 5.6% Black 10,975 9.8%
Indian 477 0.5% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 985 1.0% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 1,228 1.1%
Eskimo 41 0.0% Eskimo 37 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 7,406 7.9% Asian or Pacific Islander 17,358 15.6%
Asian 15,630 14.0%
Japanese 679 0.7% Japanese 852 0.9% Japanese 1,193 1.1%
Chinese 790 0.8% Chinese 1,528 1.6% Chinese 3,285 2.9%
Filipino 731 0.8% Filipino 2,682 2.8% Filipino 6,938 6.2%
Korean 375 0.4% Korean 741 0.7%
Asian Indian 644 0.7% Asian Indian 1,694 1.5%
Vietnamese 155 0.2% Vietnamese 1,339 1.2%
Cambodian 168 0.2%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 14 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 258 0.2%
Pacific Islander 1,728 1.5%
Polynesian 909 0.8%
Hawaiian 422 0.4% Hawaiian 439 0.4%
Samoan 93 0.1% Samoan 288 0.3%
Tongan 168 0.2%
Other Polynesian 14 0.0%
Guamanian 440 0.5% Micronesian -- Guamanian 383 0.3%
Micronesian -- Other 8 0.0%
Melanesian 391 0.4%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 215 0.2% Pacific Islander Not Specified 37 0.0%
All other 1,409 1.5% Race, n.e.c. 8,338 8.9% Other Race 13,015 11.7%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 13,098 14.1% SPANISH ORIGIN 19,160 20.3% TOTAL HISPANIC 26,103 23.4%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 45,833 49.3% Male 46,009 48.9% Male 54,753 49.1%
Female 47,225 50.7% Female 48,158 51.1% Female 56,745 50.9%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 8,474 9.1% Under 5 years 6,846 7.3% Under 5 years 8,652 7.8%
5 to 19 years 28,640 30.8% 5 to 19 years 21,317 22.6% 5 to 17 years 18,984 17.0%
20 to 64 years 51,099 54.9% 20 to 64 years 57,718 61.3% 18 to 64 years 72,288 64.8%
65 years and over 4,845 5.2% 65 years and over 8,286 8.8% 65 years and over 11,574 10.4%
Median age 24.9 X Median age 30.3 X Median age 31.8 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 28,088 100.0% Total households 34,415 100.0% Households 40,246 100.0%
Families 23,729 84.5% Families 24,599 71.5% Total families 28,023 69.6%
With own children under 18 years 14,612 52.0% With own children under 18 years 12,237 35.6% With own children under 18 years 13,721 34.1%
Persons per household 3.27 X Persons per household 2.69 X Persons per household 2.74 X
Persons per family 3.19 X Persons per family 3.25 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 9,868 X Median household income 19,987 X Median household income 36,058 X
Median family income 22,191 X Median family income 40,182 X
Income of persons 3,347 X Per capita income 8,070 X Per capita income 15,048 X
Less than poverty level 8.2% Below poverty level 9.2% Below poverty level 9.5%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.8 X Mean minutes traveled to work 26.8 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes 54.6 X
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 44,073 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 54,012 100.0%
Private vehicle 37,748 85.6% Car, truck, or van 46,428 86.0%
Drive alone car 25,178 57.1% Drove alone 38,797 71.8%
Drive alone truck or van 4,442 10.1%
Carpool car 6,867 15.6% Carpooled 7,631 14.1%
Carpool truck or van 1,261 2.9%  
Public transportation 3,036 6.9% Public transportation 4,215 7.8%
Bus or streetcar 1,531 3.5% Bus or trolley bus 1,647 3.0%
  Streetcar or trolley car 56 0.1%
Subway or elevated train 1,399 3.2% Subway or elevated 2,349 4.3%
Railroad 106 0.2% Railroad 140 0.3%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab 0 0.0% Taxicab 23 0.0%
Motorcycle 573 1.3% Motorcycle 208 0.4%
Bicycle 260 0.6% Bicycle 315 0.6%
Walked only 1,263 2.9% Walked 1,261 2.3%
Other means 675 1.5% Other means 616 1.1%
Worked at home 518 1.2% Working at home 969 1.8%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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