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Decennial Census data
      1920-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 3,552 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 7,554 100.0%
    In households 7,520 99.5%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 2,832 79.7% White 7,360 97.4%
Foreign-born white 457 12.9%
Negro 114 3.2% Negro 72 1.0%
Other races 149 4.2% Other races 122 1.6%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 6,812 90.2%
    Foreign born 742 9.8%
  
SEX SEX
Male 1,636 46.1% Male 3,638 48.2%
Female 1,916 53.9% Female 3,916 51.8%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 227 6.4% Under 5 years 449 5.9%
5 to 19 years 933 26.3% 5 to 19 years 2,244 29.7%
20 to 64 years 1,801 50.7% 20 to 64 years 4,145 54.9%
65 years and over 591 16.6% 65 years and over 716 9.5%
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 955 100.0% All housing units 2,251 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 910 95.3% All occupied units 2,094 93.0%
Owner occupied 815 89.6% Owner occupied 2,012 96.1%
Renter occupied 95 10.4% Renter occupied 82 3.9%
Vacant 44 4.6% Vacant 157 7.0%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 20,000+ X Median value dollars 35,000+ X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 5,917 X Families median income dollars 10,000+ X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 2,485 100.0% Population 25 years and over 4,679 100.0%
High school 4 years 725 29.2% High school 4 years 1,180 25.2%
College 4 years or more 675 27.2% College 4 years or more 1,623 34.7%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 1,536 100.0% Employed 2,823 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 192 12.5% Professional, technical, and kindred 550 19.5%
Farmers and farm managers 15 1.0% Farmers and farm managers 0 0.0%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 484 31.5% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 895 31.7%
Clerical and kindred 67 4.4% Clerical and kindred 167 5.9%
Sales 92 6.0% Sales 266 9.4%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 25 1.6% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 65 2.3%
Operatives and kindred 32 2.1% Operatives and kindred 24 0.9%
Private household workers 491 32.0% Private household workers 431 15.3%
Service workers, except private household 50 3.3% Service workers, except private household 80 2.8%
Farm laborers 3 0.2% Farm laborers and farm foremen 8 0.3%
Laborers, except farm and mine 67 4.4% Laborers, except farm and mine 72 2.6%
Occupation not reported 18 1.2% Occupation not reported 265 9.4%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 2,747
1920 Total population 931
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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