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Decennial Census data
      1860-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 13,579 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 22,170 100.0%
In households 13,310 98.0% In households 22,017 99.3%
In group quarters 153 0.7%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 12,569 92.6% White 21,991 99.2%
Foreign-born white 935 6.9%
Negro 5 0.0% Negro 14 0.1%
Other races 70 0.5% Other races 14 0.1%
Indians 4 0.0% Indian 42 0.2%
Japanese 4 0.0% Japanese 20 0.1%
Chinese 58 0.4% Chinese 76 0.3%
Filipino 13 0.1%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 305 2.2%    
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 21,104 95.2%
    Foreign born 1,066 4.8%
  
SEX SEX
Male 6,626 48.8% Male 10,703 48.3%
Female 6,953 51.2% Female 11,467 51.7%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,342 9.9% Under 5 years 2,337 10.5%
5 to 17 years 2,451 18.0% 5 to 17 years 5,378 24.3%
18 to 64 years 8,229 60.6% 18 to 64 years 11,992 54.1%
65 years and over 1,557 11.5% 65 years and over 2,463 11.1%
Median age 34.3 X Median age 31.8 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 4,639 100.0%    
    Families 6,029 100.0%
    With own children under 18 3,443 57.1%
Persons per household 2.87 X Population per household 3.00 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 4,810 100.0% All housing units 7,783 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 4,641 96.5% All occupied units 7,339 94.3%
Owner occupied 2,935 63.2% Owner occupied 5,080 69.2%
Renter occupied 1,706 36.8% Renter occupied 2,259 30.8%
Vacant 162 3.4% Vacant 444 5.7%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 7,746 X Median value dollars 12,500 X
Median gross rent dollars 41 X Median gross rent dollars 76 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,791 X Families median income dollars 6,629 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 8,475 100.0% Population 25 years and over 12,817 100.0%
High school 4 years 2,365 27.9% High school 4 years 3,726 29.1%
College 4 years or more 535 6.3% College 4 years or more 805 6.3%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 7,985 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 6,816 85.4%
Railroad, subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 127 1.6%
Walked to work 474 5.9%
Other means 184 2.3%
Worked at home 157 2.0%
Not reported 227 2.8%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 5,217 100.0% Employed 8,057 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 514 9.9% Professional, technical, and kindred 1,190 14.8%
Farmers and farm managers 36 0.7% Farmers and farm managers 29 0.4%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 537 10.3% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 665 8.3%
Clerical and kindred 632 12.1% Clerical and kindred 1,108 13.8%
Sales 482 9.2% Sales 630 7.8%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,070 20.5% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,516 18.8%
Operatives and kindred 895 17.2% Operatives and kindred 1,330 16.5%
Private household workers 58 1.1% Private household workers 176 2.2%
Service workers, except private household 642 12.3% Service workers, except private household 775 9.6%
Farm laborers 46 0.9% Farm laborers and farm foremen 45 0.6%
Laborers, except farm and mine 235 4.5% Laborers, except farm and mine 320 4.0%
Occupation not reported 70 1.3% Occupation not reported 273 3.4%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 715 8.9%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 7,740
1930 Total population 6,437
1920 Total population 6,757
1910 Total population 5,791
1900 Total population 4,036
1890 Total population 4,395
1880 Total population 3,731
1870 Total population 1,879
1860 Total population 2,378
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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