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Decennial Census data
      1880-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 23,735 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 26,906 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 27,357 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 23,340 98.3% White 25,793 95.9% White 25,467 93.1%
Negro 38 0.2% Black 108 0.4% Black 116 0.4%
Indian 52 0.2% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 86 0.3% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 76 0.3%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 638 2.4% Asian or Pacific Islander 1,386 5.1%
Asian 1,360 5.0%
Japanese 123 0.5% Japanese 221 0.8% Japanese 235 0.9%
Chinese 89 0.4% Chinese 214 0.8% Chinese 401 1.5%
Filipino 27 0.1% Filipino 75 0.3% Filipino 177 0.6%
Korean 13 0.0% Korean 156 0.6%
Asian Indian 78 0.3% Asian Indian 251 0.9%
Vietnamese 0 0.0% Vietnamese 120 0.4%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 20 0.1%
Pacific Islander 26 0.1%
Polynesian 26 0.1%
Hawaiian 24 0.1% Hawaiian 26 0.1%
Samoan 0 0.0% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 0 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 0 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 13 0.0% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 66 0.3% Race, n.e.c. 281 1.0% Other Race 312 1.1%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 821 3.5% SPANISH ORIGIN 1,150 4.3% TOTAL HISPANIC 1,277 4.7%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 11,215 47.3% Male   Male 12,992 47.5%
Female 12,520 52.7% Female   Female 14,365 52.5%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,658 7.0% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 1,400 5.1%
5 to 19 years 7,128 30.0% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 3,629 13.3%
20 to 64 years 12,277 51.7% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 18,810 68.8%
65 years and over 2,672 11.3% 65 years and over   65 years and over 3,518 12.9%
Median age 30.3 X Median age 35.0 X Median age 38.8 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 7,814 100.0% Total households 10,539 100.0% Households 11,323 100.0%
Families 5,980 76.5% Families 6,726 63.8% Total families 7,269 64.2%
With own children under 18 years 3,482 44.6% With own children under 18 years 3,308 31.4% With own children under 18 years 2,909 25.7%
Persons per household 2.96 X Persons per household 2.47 X Persons per household 2.36 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 2.84 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 11,213 X Median household income 26,329 X Median household income 57,815 X
Median family income 32,924 X Median family income 69,481 X
Income of persons 4,555 X Per capita income 12,771 X Per capita income 33,714 X
Less than poverty level 6.7% Below poverty level 5.4% Below poverty level 4.5%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.0 X Mean minutes traveled to work 23.8 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 13,759 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 15,786 100.0%
Private vehicle 12,422 90.3% Car, truck, or van 14,508 91.9%
Drive alone car 9,196 66.8% Drove alone 13,356 84.6%
Drive alone truck or van 1,226 8.9%
Carpool car 1,795 13.0% Carpooled 1,152 7.3%
Carpool truck or van 205 1.5%  
Public transportation 321 2.3% Public transportation 192 1.2%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 165 1.0%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Railroad   Railroad 27 0.2%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 0 0.0%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 40 0.3%
Bicycle   Bicycle 117 0.7%
Walked only 399 2.9% Walked 284 1.8%
Other means 292 2.1% Other means 66 0.4%
Worked at home 325 2.4% Working at home 579 3.7%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

Decennial Census data
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