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City of Millbrae
San Mateo County
 

Decennial Census data
      1880-1890  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 8,972 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 15,873 100.0%
    In households 1,691 98.9%
In group quarters 182 1.1%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 8,195 91.3% White 15,853 99.9%
Foreign-born white 760 8.5%
Negro 4 0.0% Negro 3 0.0%
Other races 13 0.1% Other races 0 0.0%
    Indian 9 0.1%
    Japanese 0 0.0%
    Chinese 2 0.0%
Filipino 6 0.0%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 14,458 91.1%
    Foreign born 1,415 8.9%
  
SEX SEX
Male 4,480 49.9% Male 7,802 49.2%
Female 4,492 50.1% Female 8,071 50.8%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,245 13.9% Under 5 years 1,520 9.6%
5 to 19 years 3,090 34.4% 5 to 17 years 4,333 27.3%
20 to 64 years 3,636 40.5% 18 to 64 years 9,078 57.2%
65 years and over 1,001 11.2% 65 years and over 942 5.9%
    Median age 32.8 X
  
  HOUSEHOLDS
       
    Families 4,280 100.0%
    With own children under 18 2,582 60.3%
    Population per household 3.36 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 2,783 100.0% All housing units 4,803 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 2,684 96.4% All occupied units 4,672 97.3%
Owner occupied 2,035 75.8% Owner occupied 3,798 81.3%
Renter occupied 649 24.2% Renter occupied 874 18.7%
Vacant 95 3.4% Vacant 131 2.7%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 13,772 X Median value dollars 21,700 X
Median gross rent dollars 68 X Median gross rent dollars 110 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 5,113 X Families median income dollars 9,446 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 5,685 100.0% Population 25 years and over 9,208 100.0%
High school 4 years 1,945 34.2% High school 4 years 3,125 33.9%
College 4 years or more 725 12.8% College 4 years or more 1,283 13.9%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 6,412 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 4,897 76.4%
Railroad, subway or elevated 530 8.3%
Bus or streetcar 294 4.6%
Walked to work 299 4.7%
Other means 115 1.8%
Worked at home 83 1.3%
Not reported 194 3.0%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 3,499 100.0% Employed 6,515 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 517 14.8% Professional, technical, and kindred 1,031 15.8%
Farmers and farm managers 15 0.4% Farmers and farm managers 16 0.2%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 754 21.5% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 964 14.8%
Clerical and kindred 567 16.2% Clerical and kindred 1,263 19.4%
Sales 407 11.6% Sales 878 13.5%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 569 16.3% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 869 13.3%
Operatives and kindred 291 8.3% Operatives and kindred 600 9.2%
Private household workers 64 1.8% Private household workers 78 1.2%
Service workers, except private household 202 5.8% Service workers, except private household 414 6.4%
Farm laborers 12 0.3% Farm laborers and farm foremen 7 0.1%
Laborers, except farm and mine 93 2.7% Laborers, except farm and mine 161 2.5%
Occupation not reported 8 0.2% Occupation not reported 234 3.6%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 723 11.1%
  
Census Data for the year:
1890 Total population 243
1880 Total population 195
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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