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Decennial Census data
      1880-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 70,708 100.0%   74,066 100.0%   72,510 100.0%
In households 70,204 99.3%   73,801 99.6%      
In group quarters 504 0.7%   265 0.4%      
           
RACE          
White 45,090 63.8%   41,468 56.0%      
Black or African American 1,789 2.5%   1,629 2.2%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 273 0.4%   344 0.5%      
Asian 14,613 20.7%   19,232 26.0%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 182 0.3%   391 0.5%      
Some other race 5,884 8.3%   7,241 9.8%      
Two or more races 2,877 4.1%   3,761 5.1%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 12,911 18.3%   16,071 21.7%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 57,797 81.7%   57,995 78.3%      
White 39,029 55.2%   34,052 46.0%      
Black or African American 1,674 2.4%   1,468 2.0%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 164 0.2%   116 0.2%      
Asian 14,513 20.5%   19,064 25.7%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 160 0.2%   372 0.5%      
Some other race 221 0.3%   241 0.3%      
Two or more races 2,036 2.9%   2,682 3.6%      
           
SEX          
Male 36,523 51.7%   37,695 50.9%      
Female 34,185 48.3%   36,371 49.1%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 4,270 6.0%   5,254 7.1%      
5 to 17 years 8,426 11.9%   9,341 12.6%      
18 to 64 years 50,596 71.6%   51,625 69.7%      
65 years and over 7,416 10.5%   7,846 10.6%      
Median age 34.6 X   35.9 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 31,242 100.0%   31,957 100.0%      
Family households 15,909 50.9%   17,515 54.8%      
Families with children under 18 6,854 21.9%   8,215 25.7%      
Average household size 2.25 X   2.31 X      
Average family size 2.97 X   3.01 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 32,432 100.0%   33,881 100.0%   32,646 100.0%
Occupied housing units 31,242 96.3%   31,957 94.3%   31,035 95.1%
Owner-occupied housing units 12,957 41.5%   13,332 41.7%   12,913 41.6%
Renter-occupied housing units 18,285 58.5%   18,625 58.3%   18,122 58.4%
Vacant housing units 1,190 3.7%   1,924 5.7%   1,611 4.9%
1 unit, detached housing 9,147 28.2%   9,994 30.6%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 546,900 X         779,500 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,222 X         1,427 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 45,806 65.0%         43,743 60.3%
Foreign born 24,661 35.0%         28,767 39.7%
Naturalized citizen 7,252 10.3%         11,071 15.3%
Not a citizen 17,409 24.7%         17,696 24.4%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 69,362 X         88,244 X
Median family income (dollars) 80,379 X         105,293 X
Per capita income (dollars) 39,693 X         49,403 X
Individuals in poverty 4,749 6.8%         4,855 6.8%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 52,353 100.0%         53,113 100.0%
High school graduate 6,190 11.8%           11.7%
Bachelor's degree 15,653 29.9%           28.3%
Graduate or professional degree 13,324 25.5%           30.4%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.9 X         20.7 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 40,321 100.0%         39,604 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 34,962 86.7%         32,485 82.0%
Drove alone 31,555 78.3%         28,698 72.5%
Carpooled 3,407 8.4%         3,787 9.6%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 1,940 4.8%         1,842 4.7%
Bus or trolley bus 1,105 2.7%         918 2.3%
Streetcar or trolley car 61 0.2%         54 0.1%
Subway or elevated 14 0.0%         71 0.2%
Railroad 741 1.8%         799 2.0%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 19 0.0%         105 0.3%
Motorcycle 198 0.5%         221 0.6%
Bicycle 793 2.0%         1,334 3.4%
Walked 906 2.2%         1,020 2.6%
Other means 167 0.4%         699 1.8%
Worked at home 1,355 3.4%         1,898 4.8%
         
DETAILED PLACE TO PLACE COMMUTING (in Excel)        
           
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION          
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 41,126 100.0%         40,539 100.0%
Management, professional and related 25,711 62.5%         24,628 60.8%
Service 3,846 9.4%         5,356 13.2%
Sales and office 7,376 17.9%         6,603 16.3%
Farming, fishing & forestry 109 0.3%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 1,698 4.1%         1,742 4.3%
Production, transportation, and material moving 2,386 5.8%         2,210 5.5%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 2,580 6.3%         2,838 7.0%
 
 
                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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