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Decennial Census data
      1910-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 2,905 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 5,710 100.0%
    In households 5,691 99.7%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 2,652 91.3% White 5,668 99.3%
Foreign-born white 241 8.3%
Negro 3 0.1% Negro 2 0.0%
Other races 9 0.3% Other races 40 0.7%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 5,171 90.6%
    Foreign born 539 9.4%
  
SEX SEX
Male 1,370 47.2% Male 2,752 48.2%
Female 1,535 52.8% Female 2,958 51.8%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 346 11.9% Under 5 years 627 11.0%
5 to 19 years 946 32.6% 5 to 19 years 1,345 23.6%
20 to 64 years 1,160 39.9% 20 to 64 years 3,271 57.3%
65 years and over 453 15.6% 65 years and over 467 8.2%
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 1,085 100.0% All housing units 2,017 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 941 86.7% All occupied units 1,949 96.6%
Owner occupied 737 78.3% Owner occupied 1,283 65.8%
Renter occupied 204 21.7% Renter occupied 666 34.2%
Vacant 34 3.1% Vacant 122 6.0%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 11,982 X Median value dollars 21,600 X
Median gross rent dollars 50 X Median gross rent dollars 116 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,875 X Families median income dollars 8,273 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 1,625 100.0% Population 25 years and over 3,491 100.0%
High school 4 years 565 34.8% High school 4 years 1,041 29.8%
College 4 years or more 190 11.7% College 4 years or more 739 21.2%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 1,090 100.0% Employed 2,250 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 185 17.0% Professional, technical, and kindred 448 19.9%
Farmers and farm managers 3 0.3% Farmers and farm managers 0 0.0%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 166 15.2% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 350 15.6%
Clerical and kindred 207 19.0% Clerical and kindred 401 17.8%
Sales 137 12.6% Sales 254 11.3%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 175 16.1% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 277 12.3%
Operatives and kindred 87 8.0% Operatives and kindred 137 6.1%
Private household workers 13 1.2% Private household workers 71 3.2%
Service workers, except private household 58 5.3% Service workers, except private household 109 4.8%
Farm laborers 8 0.7% Farm laborers and farm foremen 17 0.8%
Laborers, except farm and mine 42 3.9% Laborers, except farm and mine 60 2.7%
Occupation not reported 9 0.8% Occupation not reported 126 5.6%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 1,558
1930 Total population 1,241
1920 Total population 612
1910 Total population 594
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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