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Decennial Census data
      1910-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 19,488 100.0%   24,060 100.0%   23,061 100.0%
In households 19,449 99.8%   24,005 99.8%      
In group quarters 39 0.2%   55 0.2%      
           
RACE          
White 5,453 28.0%   5,302 22.0%      
Black or African American 3,659 18.8%   4,547 18.9%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 49 0.3%   102 0.4%      
Asian 8,327 42.7%   10,956 45.5%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 90 0.5%   101 0.4%      
Some other race 872 4.5%   1,564 6.5%      
Two or more races 1,038 5.3%   1,488 6.2%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,106 10.8%   3,508 14.6%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,382 89.2%   20,552 85.4%      
White 4,624 23.7%   4,026 16.7%      
Black or African American 3,571 18.3%   4,434 18.4%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 29 0.1%   65 0.3%      
Asian 8,263 42.4%   10,801 44.9%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 89 0.5%   92 0.4%      
Some other race 46 0.2%   104 0.4%      
Two or more races 760 3.9%   1,030 4.3%      
           
SEX          
Male 9,247 47.4%   11,401 47.4%      
Female 10,241 52.6%   12,659 52.6%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 1,145 5.9%   1,387 5.8%      
5 to 17 years 4,041 20.7%   4,094 17.0%      
18 to 64 years 12,869 66.0%   16,049 66.7%      
65 years and over 1,433 7.4%   2,530 10.5%      
Median age 36.7 X   39.0 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 6,423 100.0%   8,115 100.0%      
Family households 5,000 77.8%   6,296 77.6%      
Families with children under 18 2,680 41.7%   2,791 34.4%      
Average household size 3.03 X   2.96 X      
Average family size 3.46 X   3.38 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 6,546 100.0%   8,553 100.0%   8,337 100.0%
Occupied housing units 6,423 98.1%   8,115 94.9%   7,971 95.6%
Owner-occupied housing units 5,419 84.4%   6,450 79.5%   6,375 80.0%
Renter-occupied housing units 1,004 15.6%   1,665 20.5%   1,596 20.0%
Vacant housing units 123 1.9%   438 5.1%   366 4.4%
1 unit, detached housing 4,004 61.6%   5,484 65.8%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 241,500 X         479,300 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,111 X         1,475 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 13,046 67.6%         15,616 67.7%
Foreign born 6,253 32.4%         7,445 32.3%
Naturalized citizen 4,442 23.0%         5,658 24.5%
Not a citizen 1,811 9.4%         1,787 7.7%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 75,196 X         87,869 X
Median family income (dollars) 82,214 X         95,904 X
Per capita income (dollars) 27,699 X         37,813 X
Individuals in poverty 610 3.2%         1,335 5.8%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 12,383 100.0%         15,376 100.0%
High school graduate 2,078 16.8%           16.8%
Bachelor's degree 3,384 27.3%           31.9%
Graduate or professional degree 1,063 8.6%           8.0%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 40.5 X         36.4 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 9,838 100.0%         11,901 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 8,809 89.5%         10,024 84.2%
Drove alone 6,472 65.8%         7,981 67.1%
Carpooled 2,337 23.8%         2,043 17.2%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 785 8.0%         1,312 11.0%
Bus or trolley bus 158 1.6%         536 4.5%
Streetcar or trolley car 13 0.1%         0 0.0%
Subway or elevated 558 5.7%         647 5.4%
Railroad 56 0.6%         129 1.1%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Motorcycle 0 0.0%         19 0.2%
Bicycle 6 0.1%         70 0.6%
Walked 34 0.3%         29 0.2%
Other means 94 1.0%         103 0.9%
Worked at home 110 1.1%         344 2.9%
         
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION        
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,053 100.0%         12,264 100.0%
Management, professional and related 3,978 39.6%         4,920 40.1%
Service 970 9.6%         1,980 16.1%
Sales and office 3,526 35.1%         3,611 29.4%
Farming, fishing & forestry 5 0.0%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 602 6.0%         831 6.8%
Production, transportation, and material moving 972 9.7%         922 7.5%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 572 5.7%         616 5.0%
 
 
                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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