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Decennial Census data
      1930-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 30,785 100.0%   32,026 100.0%   31,318 100.0%
In households 29,833 96.9%   31,181 97.4%      
In group quarters 952 3.1%   845 2.6%      
           
RACE          
White 22,274 72.4%   22,494 70.2%      
Black or African American 2,163 7.0%   1,551 4.8%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 136 0.4%   156 0.5%      
Asian 2,201 7.1%   3,157 9.9%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 389 1.3%   454 1.4%      
Some other race 2,635 8.6%   2,776 8.7%      
Two or more races 987 3.2%   1,438 4.5%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 4,803 15.6%   5,902 18.4%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,982 84.4%   26,124 81.6%      
White 20,452 66.4%   19,841 62.0%      
Black or African American 2,124 6.9%   1,482 4.6%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 52 0.2%   43 0.1%      
Asian 2,184 7.1%   3,132 9.8%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 388 1.3%   446 1.4%      
Some other race 82 0.3%   73 0.2%      
Two or more races 700 2.3%   1,107 3.5%      
           
SEX          
Male 14,920 48.5%   15,488 48.4%      
Female 15,865 51.5%   16,538 51.6%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 2,030 6.6%   2,458 7.7%      
5 to 17 years 4,707 15.3%   5,347 16.7%      
18 to 64 years 19,159 62.2%   19,643 61.3%      
65 years and over 4,889 15.9%   4,578 14.3%      
Median age 37.4 X   38.7 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 12,387 100.0%   12,347 100.0%      
Family households 7,120 57.5%   7,573 61.3%      
Families with children under 18 3,299 26.6%   3,890 31.5%      
Average household size 2.14 X   2.53 X      
Average family size 3.12 X   3.20 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 12,714 100.0%   13,085 100.0%   13,313 100.0%
Occupied housing units 12,387 97.4%   12,347 94.4%   12,601 94.7%
Owner-occupied housing units 7,055 57.0%   6,927 56.1%   7,358 58.4%
Renter-occupied housing units 5,332 43.0%   5,420 43.9%   5,243 41.6%
Vacant housing units 327 2.6%   738 5.6%   712 5.3%
1 unit, detached housing 6,852 53.8%   7,352 55.2%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 778,500 X         1,000,000+ X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,319 X         1,710 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 23,780 77.2%         23,846 76.1%
Foreign born 7,006 22.8%         7,472 23.9%
Naturalized citizen 2,453 8.0%         2,949 9.4%
Not a citizen 4,553 14.8%         4,523 14.4%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 84,609 X         107,860 X
Median family income (dollars) 105,550 X         146,404 X
Per capita income (dollars) 53,341 X         67,213 X
Individuals in poverty 2,059 6.9%         1,920 6.2%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 22,454 100.0%         22,437 100.0%
High school graduate 2,216 9.9%           8.8%
Bachelor's degree 6,949 30.9%           32.3%
Graduate or professional degree 6,896 30.7%           37.2%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.6 X         22.1 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 15,237 100.0%         15,449 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 12,590 82.6%         11,653 75.4%
Drove alone 11,506 75.5%         10,204 66.0%
Carpooled 1,084 7.1%         1,449 9.4%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 614 4.0%         876 5.7%
Bus or trolley bus 336 2.2%         216 1.4%
Streetcar or trolley car 15 0.1%         0 0.0%
Subway or elevated 8 0.1%         40 0.3%
Railroad 248 1.6%         620 4.0%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 7 0.0%         0 0.0%
Motorcycle 38 0.2%         67 0.4%
Bicycle 562 3.7%         1,182 7.7%
Walked 338 2.2%         472 3.1%
Other means 86 0.6%         34 0.2%
Worked at home 1,009 6.6%         1,165 7.5%
         
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION        
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 15,429 100.0%         15,811 100.0%
Management, professional and related 9,695 62.8%         10,458 66.1%
Service 1,415 9.2%         1,797 11.4%
Sales and office 2,927 19.0%         2,607 16.5%
Farming, fishing & forestry 14 0.1%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 557 3.6%         531 3.4%
Production, transportation, and material moving 821 5.3%         418 2.6%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 1,671 10.8%         1,799 11.4%
 
 
                Source: Census 2000 SF1, SF3, DP1-DP4, CTPP, 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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