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Decennial Census data
      1880-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 51,092 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 58,655 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 67,460 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 47,120 92.2% White 46,864 79.9% White 49,082 72.8%
Negro 674 1.3% Black 2,221 3.8% Black 3,382 5.0%
Indian 138 0.3% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 449 0.8% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 433 0.6%
Eskimo 55 0.1% Eskimo 11 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 6,484 11.1% Asian or Pacific Islander 9,938 14.7%
Asian 9,542 14.1%
Japanese 1,437 2.8% Japanese 1,443 2.5% Japanese 1,425 2.1%
Chinese 541 1.1% Chinese 1,596 2.7% Chinese 2,898 4.3%
Filipino 825 1.6% Filipino 1,916 3.3% Filipino 2,557 3.8%
Korean 214 0.4% Korean 463 0.7%
Asian Indian 300 0.5% Asian Indian 936 1.4%
Vietnamese 610 1.0% Vietnamese 943 1.4%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 5 0.0%
Other Asian 315 0.5%
Pacific Islander 396 0.6%
Polynesian 339 0.5%
Hawaiian 97 0.2% Hawaiian 76 0.1%
Samoan 38 0.1% Samoan 156 0.2%
Tongan 87 0.1%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 76 0.1% Micronesian -- Guamanian 49 0.1%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 8 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 194 0.3% Pacific Islander Not Specified 20 0.0%
All other 357 0.7% Race, n.e.c. 2,667 4.5% Other Race 4,625 6.9%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 4,754 9.3% SPANISH ORIGIN 6,731 11.5% TOTAL HISPANIC 10,645 15.8%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 25,174 49.3% Male 29,060 49.5% Male 34,329 50.9%
Female 25,918 50.7% Female 29,595 50.5% Female 33,131 49.1%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 4,105 8.0% Under 5 years 2,869 4.9% Under 5 years 4,508 6.7%
5 to 19 years 10,801 21.1% 5 to 19 years 8,806 15.0% 5 to 17 years 7,184 10.6%
20 to 64 years 33,145 64.9% 20 to 64 years 41,574 70.9% 18 to 64 years 49,170 72.9%
65 years and over 3,041 6.0% 65 years and over 5,406 9.2% 65 years and over 6,598 9.8%
Median age 27.5 X Median age 30.8 X Median age 32.8 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 20,082 100.0% Total households 27,609 100.0% Households 29,997 100.0%
Families 13,000 64.7% Families 13,943 50.5% Total families 15,645 52.2%
With own children under 18 years 6,371 31.7% With own children under 18 years 5,760 20.9% With own children under 18 years 6,726 22.4%
Persons per household 2.52 X Persons per household 2.10 X Persons per household 2.23 X
Persons per family 2.84 X Persons per family 2.92 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 9,364 X Median household income 19,790 X Median household income 42,431 X
Median family income 23,324 X Median family income 48,960 X
Income of persons 4,608 X Per capita income 10,754 X Per capita income 22,436 X
Less than poverty level 6.9% Below poverty level 6.9% Below poverty level 6.2%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 17.3 X Mean minutes traveled to work 18.4 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes 61.5 X
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 35,625 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 42,132 100.0%
Private vehicle 30,884 86.7% Car, truck, or van 36,933 87.7%
Drive alone car 23,889 67.1% Drove alone 32,523 77.2%
Drive alone truck or van 2,069 5.8%
Carpool car 4,559 12.8% Carpooled 4,410 10.5%
Carpool truck or van 367 1.0%  
Public transportation 1,172 3.3% Public transportation 1,737 4.1%
Bus or streetcar 810 2.3% Bus or trolley bus 1,325 3.1%
  Streetcar or trolley car 7 0.0%
Subway or elevated train 0 0.0% Subway or elevated 13 0.0%
Railroad 342 1.0% Railroad 371 0.9%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab 20 0.1% Taxicab 21 0.0%
Motorcycle 524 1.5% Motorcycle 303 0.7%
Bicycle 1,065 3.0% Bicycle 849 2.0%
Walked only 1,178 3.3% Walked 1,158 2.7%
Other means 293 0.8% Other means 233 0.6%
Worked at home 509 1.4% Working at home 919 2.2%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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