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Decennial Census data
      1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 6,865 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 7,421 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 7,514 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 6,725 98.0% White 7,044 94.9% White 6,310 84.0%
Negro 29 0.4% Black 6 0.1% Black 18 0.2%
Indian 12 0.2% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 7 0.1% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 0 0.0%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 353 4.8% Asian or Pacific Islander 1,167 15.5%
Asian 1,140 15.2%
Japanese 48 0.7% Japanese 34 0.5% Japanese 108 1.4%
Chinese 32 0.5% Chinese 219 3.0% Chinese 866 11.5%
Filipino 2 0.0% Filipino 12 0.2% Filipino 7 0.1%
Korean 53 0.7% Korean 58 0.8%
Asian Indian 35 0.5% Asian Indian 32 0.4%
Vietnamese 0 0.0% Vietnamese 0 0.0%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 69 0.9%
Pacific Islander 27 0.4%
Polynesian 0 0.0%
Hawaiian 0 0.0% Hawaiian 0 0.0%
Samoan 0 0.0% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 0 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 27 0.4%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 0 0.0% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 17 0.2% Race, n.e.c. 11 0.1% Other Race 19 0.3%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT   SPANISH ORIGIN 206 2.8% TOTAL HISPANIC 133 1.8%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 3,412 49.7% Male   Male 3,802 50.6%
Female 3,453 50.3% Female   Female 3,712 49.4%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 315 4.6% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 300 4.0%
5 to 19 years 2,592 37.8% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 1,305 17.4%
20 to 64 years 3,646 53.1% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 4,925 65.5%
65 years and over 312 4.5% 65 years and over   65 years and over 984 13.1%
Median age   Median age 37.8 X Median age 44.2 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 1,864 100.0% Total households 2,369 100.0% Households 2,612 100.0%
Families 1,647 88.4% Families 2,103 88.8% Total families 2,300 88.1%
With own children under 18 years   With own children under 18 years 1,070 45.2% With own children under 18 years 859 32.9%
Persons per household 3.65 X Persons per household 3.12 X Persons per household 2.88 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 3.01 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 22,168 X Median household income 48,490 X Median household income 115,851 X
Median family income 52,363 X Median family income 120,093 X
Income of persons 7,523 X Per capita income 20,682 X Per capita income 62,223 X
Less than poverty level 3.6% Below poverty level 3.5% Below poverty level 2.3%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.3 X Mean minutes traveled to work 21.6 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes  
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 3,590 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 3,747 100.0%
Private vehicle 3,151 87.8% Car, truck, or van 3,366 89.8%
Drive alone 2,854 79.5% Drove alone 3,093 82.5%
   
Carpool 297 8.3% Carpooled 273 7.3%
     
Public transportation 107 3.0% Public transportation 45 1.2%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 8 0.2%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 8 0.2%
Railroad   Railroad 29 0.8%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 0 0.0%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 19 0.5%
Bicycle   Bicycle 24 0.6%
Walked only 34 0.9% Walked 24 0.6%
Other means 86 2.4% Other means 24 0.6%
Worked at home 212 5.9% Working at home 245 6.5%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census
 

Decennial Census data
      1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010



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