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Decennial Census data
      1930-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 13,587 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 26,957 100.0%
In households 10,688 78.7% In households 24,926 92.5%
In group quarters 2,031 7.5%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 12,090 89.0% White 22,974 85.2%
Foreign-born white 1,148 8.4%
Negro 115 0.8% Negro 3,569 13.2%
Other races 234 1.7% Other races 56 0.2%
Indians 2 0.0% Indian 23 0.1%
Japanese 49 0.4% Japanese 168 0.6%
Chinese 122 0.9% Chinese 104 0.4%
Filipino 63 0.2%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 222 1.6% WHITE, SPANISH SURNAME 683 2.5%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 24,589 91.2%
    Foreign born 2,368 8.8%
  
SEX SEX
Male 7,875 58.0% Male 13,599 50.4%
Female 5,712 42.0% Female 13,358 49.6%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,710 12.6% Under 5 years 2,512 9.3%
5 to 17 years 1,688 12.4% 5 to 17 years 5,699 21.1%
18 to 64 years 9,452 69.6% 18 to 64 years 16,046 59.5%
65 years and over 737 5.4% 65 years and over 2,700 10.0%
Median age 29.8 X Median age 33.0 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 3,472 100.0%    
    Families 6,674 100.0%
    With own children under 18 3,563 53.4%
Persons per household 3.08 X Population per household 2.94 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 3,699 100.0% All housing units 8,786 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 3,472 93.9% All occupied units 8,483 96.6%
Owner occupied 2,180 62.8% Owner occupied 4,951 58.4%
Renter occupied 1,292 37.2% Renter occupied 3,532 41.6%
Vacant 210 5.7% Vacant 303 3.4%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 13,326 X Median value dollars 20,200 X
Median gross rent dollars 52 X Median gross rent dollars 116 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 4,330 X Families median income dollars 8,191 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 8,625 100.0% Population 25 years and over 16,490 100.0%
High school 4 years 1,765 20.5% High school 4 years 3,844 23.3%
College 4 years or more 1,950 22.6% College 4 years or more 4,129 25.0%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 10,300 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 7,695 74.7%
Railroad, subway or elevated 666 6.5%
Bus or streetcar 271 2.6%
Walked to work 739 7.2%
Other means 253 2.5%
Worked at home 294 2.9%
Not reported 382 3.7%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 4,289 100.0% Employed 10,403 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 1,048 24.4% Professional, technical, and kindred 2,713 26.1%
Farmers and farm managers 29 0.7% Farmers and farm managers 29 0.3%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 644 15.0% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,271 12.2%
Clerical and kindred 596 13.9% Clerical and kindred 1,701 16.4%
Sales 432 10.1% Sales 1,042 10.0%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 504 11.8% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 852 8.2%
Operatives and kindred 265 6.2% Operatives and kindred 799 7.7%
Private household workers 87 2.0% Private household workers 364 3.5%
Service workers, except private household 464 10.8% Service workers, except private household 880 8.5%
Farm laborers 13 0.3% Farm laborers and farm foremen 22 0.2%
Laborers, except farm and mine 171 4.0% Laborers, except farm and mine 401 3.9%
Occupation not reported 36 0.8% Occupation not reported 329 3.2%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 983 9.4%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 3,258
1930 Total population 2,254
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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