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Decennial Census data
      1910-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 7,331 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 10,411 100.0%
    In households 10,401 99.9%
In group quarters 10 0.1%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 6,593 89.9% White 10,317 99.1%
Foreign-born white 698 9.5%
Negro 17 0.2% Negro 19 0.2%
Other races 23 0.3% Other races 3 0.0%
    Indian 4 0.0%
    Japanese 35 0.3%
    Chinese 28 0.3%
Filipino 5 0.0%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 9,409 90.4%
    Foreign born 1,002 9.6%
  
SEX SEX
Male 3,475 47.4% Male 4,934 47.4%
Female 3,856 52.6% Female 5,477 52.6%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 749 10.2% Under 5 years 1,017 9.8%
5 to 19 years 2,076 28.3% 5 to 17 years 2,343 22.5%
20 to 64 years 3,317 45.2% 18 to 64 years 6,073 58.3%
65 years and over 1,189 16.2% 65 years and over 978 9.4%
    Median age 34.9 X
  
  HOUSEHOLDS
       
    Families 2,943 100.0%
    With own children under 18 1,728 58.7%
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 2,737 100.0% All housing units 3,819 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 2,578 94.2% All occupied units 3,651 95.6%
Owner occupied 1,862 72.2% Owner occupied 2,567 70.3%
Renter occupied 716 27.8% Renter occupied 1,084 29.7%
Vacant 129 4.7% Vacant 168 4.4%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 12,646 X Median value dollars 19,700 X
Median gross rent dollars 56 X Median gross rent dollars 104 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 4,391 X Families median income dollars 8,279 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 4,810 100.0% Population 25 years and over 6,488 100.0%
High school 4 years 1,485 30.9% High school 4 years 1,854 28.6%
College 4 years or more 1,035 21.5% College 4 years or more 1,657 25.5%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 4,129 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 2,858 69.2%
Railroad, subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 679 16.4%
Walked to work 225 5.4%
Other means 112 2.7%
Worked at home 119 2.9%
Not reported 136 3.3%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 2,929 100.0% Employed 4,192 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 638 21.8% Professional, technical, and kindred 1,017 24.3%
Farmers and farm managers 8 0.3% Farmers and farm managers 3 0.1%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 464 15.8% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 580 13.8%
Clerical and kindred 538 18.4% Clerical and kindred 837 20.0%
Sales 360 12.3% Sales 522 12.5%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 382 13.0% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 391 9.3%
Operatives and kindred 226 7.7% Operatives and kindred 251 6.0%
Private household workers 42 1.4% Private household workers 128 3.1%
Service workers, except private household 152 5.2% Service workers, except private household 209 5.0%
Farm laborers 5 0.2% Farm laborers and farm foremen 14 0.3%
Laborers, except farm and mine 85 2.9% Laborers, except farm and mine 95 2.3%
Occupation not reported 29 1.0% Occupation not reported 145 3.5%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 592 14.1%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 4,847
1930 Total population 4,161
1920 Total population 2,554
1910 Total population 2,551
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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