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Decennial Census data
      1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 7,902 100.0%   7,922 100.0%   7,858 100.0%
In households 7,837 99.2%   7,869 99.3%      
In group quarters 65 0.8%   53 0.7%      
 
RACE
White 5,922 74.9%   5,417 68.4%      
Black or African American 47 0.6%   37 0.5%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 7 0.1%   4 0.1%      
Asian 1,667 21.1%   2,109 26.6%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%   8 0.1%      
Some other race 36 0.5%   50 0.6%      
Two or more races 216 2.7%   297 3.7%      
 
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 170 2.2%   213 2.7%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,732 97.8%   7,709 97.3%      
White 5,795 73.3%   5,239 66.1%      
Black or African American 42 0.5%   37 0.5%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 5 0.1%   2 0.0%      
Asian 1,660 21.0%   2,108 26.6%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%   8 0.1%      
Some other race 20 0.3%   28 0.4%      
Two or more races 203 2.6%   287 3.6%      
 
SEX
Male 3,898 49.3%   3,917 49.4%      
Female 4,004 50.7%   4,005 50.6%      
         
AGE
Under 5 years 355 4.5%   273 3.4%      
5 to 17 years 1,506 19.0%   1,538 19.4%      
18 to 64 years 4,699 59.5%   4,273 53.9%      
65 years and over 1,342 17.0%   1,838 23.2%      
Median age 46.7 X   50.2 X      
 
HOUSEHOLDS
Total households 2,740 100.0%   2,829 100.0%      
Family households 2,340 85.4%   2,371 83.8%      
Families with children under 18 947 34.6%   910 32.2%      
Average household size 2.86 X   2.78 X      
Average family size 3.02 X   3.02 X      
 
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units 2,816 100.0%   3,001 100.0%   2,839 100.0%
Occupied housing units 2,740 97.3%   2,829 94.3%   2,738 96.4%
Owner-occupied housing units 2,572 93.9%   2,582 91.3%   2,500 91.3%
Renter-occupied housing units 168 6.1%   247 8.7%   238 8.7%
Vacant housing units 76 2.7%   172 5.7%   101 3.6%
1 unit, detached housing 2,771 97.7%   2,791 98.3%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 1,000,000+ X         1,000,000+ X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,810 X         2,000+ X
 
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS
Native 6,118 76.5%         5,634 71.7%
Foreign born 1,882 23.5%         2,224 28.3%
Naturalized citizen 1,302 16.3%         1,844 23.5%
Not a citizen 580 7.3%         380 4.8%
 
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999
Median household income (dollars) 173,570 X         219,485 X
Median family income (dollars) 181,885 X         224,922 X
Per capita income (dollars) 92,840 X         118,779 X
Individuals in poverty 311 3.9%         205 2.6%
 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 and over 5,729 100.0%         5,689 100.0%
High school graduate 218 3.8%           5.4%
Bachelor's degree 2,103 36.7%           31.5%
Graduate or professional degree 2,374 41.4%           50.7%
 
COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.7 X         23.0 X
 
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER
Total 3,607 100.0%         3,084 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 3,152 87.4%         2,613 84.7%
Drove alone 2,953 81.9%         2,422 78.5%
Carpooled 199 5.5%         191 6.2%
Public transportation 32 0.9%         16 0.5%
Bus or trolley bus 9 0.2%         0 0.0%
Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Subway or elevated 10 0.3%         0 0.0%
Railroad 13 0.4%         16 0.5%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Motorcycle 10 0.3%         0 0.0%
Bicycle 14 0.4%         30 1.0%
Walked 19 0.5%         70 2.3%
Other means 19 0.5%         15 0.5%
Worked at home 361 10.0%         340 11.0%
   
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION  
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,644 100.0%         3,132 100.0%
Management, professional and related 2,710 74.4%         2,507 80.0%
Service 193 5.3%         94 3.0%
Sales and office 592 16.2%         407 13.0%
Farming, fishing & forestry 14 0.4%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 36 1.0%         60 1.9%
Production, transportation, and material moving 99 2.7%         64 2.0%
 
CLASS OF WORKER            
Self-employed workers 398 10.9%         350 11.2%
 
 
                Source: Census 2000 SF1, SF3, DP1-DP4, 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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