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Decennial Census data
      1860-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 399,484 100.0%   390,724 100.0%   386,909 100.0%
In households 392,309 98.2%   382,586 97.9%      
In group quarters 7,175 1.8%   8,138 2.1%      
   
RACE  
White 125,013 31.3%   134,925 34.5%      
Black or African American 142,460 35.7%   109,471 28.0%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 2,655 0.7%   3,040 0.8%      
Asian 60,851 15.2%   65,811 16.8%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 2,002 0.5%   2,222 0.6%      
Some other race 46,592 11.7%   53,378 13.7%      
Two or more races 19,911 5.0%   21,877 5.6%      
   
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE  
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 87,467 21.9%   99,068 25.4%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 312,017 78.1%   291,656 74.6%      
White 93,953 23.5%   101,308 25.9%      
Black or African American 140,139 35.1%   106,637 27.3%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,471 0.4%   1,214 0.3%      
Asian 60,393 15.1%   65,127 16.7%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 1,866 0.5%   2,081 0.5%      
Some other race 1,229 0.3%   1,213 0.3%      
Two or more races 12,966 3.2%   14,076 3.6%      
   
SEX  
Male 192,757 48.3%   189,519 48.5%      
Female 206,727 51.7%   201,205 51.5%      
   
AGE  
Under 5 years 28,292 7.1%   26,099 6.7%      
5 to 17 years 71,467 17.9%   57,021 14.6%      
18 to 64 years 257,937 64.6%   264,045 67.6%      
65 years and over 41,788 10.4%   43,559 11.1%      
Median age 33.3 X   36.2 X      
   
HOUSEHOLDS  
Total households 150,790 100.0%   153,791 100.0%      
Family households 86,347 57.3%   83,718 54.4%      
Families with children under 18 43,152 28.6%   38,618 25.1%      
Average household size 2.60 X   2.49 X      
Average family size 3.38 X   3.27 X      
   
HOUSING OCCUPANCY  
Total housing units 157,508 100.0%   169,710 100.0%   173,851 100.0%
Occupied housing units 150,790 95.7%   153,791 90.6%   154,854 89.1%
Owner-occupied housing units 62,489 41.4%   63,142 41.1%   65,644 42.4%
Renter-occupied housing units 88,301 58.6%   90,649 58.9%   89,210 57.6%
Vacant housing units 6,718 4.3%   15,919 9.4%   18,997 10.9%
1 unit, detached housing 71,424 45.3%   75,707 43.5%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 235,500 X         528,600 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 696 X         1,000 X
   
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS  
Native 293,361 73.4%         276,919 71.6%
Foreign born 106,116 26.6%         109,990 28.4%
Naturalized citizen 37,783 9.5%         44,254 11.4%
Not a citizen 68,333 17.1%         65,736 17.0%
   
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999    
Median household income (dollars) 40,055 X         49,721 X
Median family income (dollars) 44,384 X         56,926 X
Per capita income (dollars) 21,936 X         30,671 X
Individuals in poverty 76,489 19.4%         71,599 18.7%
   
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT  
Population 25 and over 261,402 100.0%         265,578 100.0%
High school graduate 46,164 17.7%           18.5%
Bachelor's degree 47,077 18.0%           20.6%
Graduate or professional degree 33,700 12.9%           15.7%
   
COMMUTING TO WORK  
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 31.1 X         27.5 X
   
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER  
Total 170,503 100.0%         178,254 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 122,721 72.0%         121,077 67.9%
Drove alone 94,333 55.3%         101,986 57.2%
Carpooled 28,388 16.6%         19,021 10.7%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 29,728 17.4%         29,741 16.7%
Bus or trolley bus 15,402 9.0%         13,735 7.7%
Streetcar or trolley car 160 0.1%         465 0.3%
Subway or elevated 13,030 7.6%         14,910 8.4%
Railroad 714 0.4%         551 0.3%
Ferryboat 197 0.1%         80 0.0%
Taxicab 225 0.1%         156 0.1%
Motorcycle 703 0.4%         624 0.4%
Bicycle 2,085 1.2%         3,429 1.9%
Walked 6,355 3.7%         7,883 4.4%
Other means 1,973 1.2%         3,113 1.7%
Worked at home 6,938 4.1%         12,301 6.9%
     
DETAILED PLACE TO PLACE COMMUTING (in Excel)    
       
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION      
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 174,743 100.0%         183,285 100.0%
Management, professional and related 68,465 39.2%         75,776 41.3%
Service 27,570 15.8%         35,337 19.3%
Sales and office 43,913 25.1%         38,124 20.8%
Farming, fishing & forestry 338 0.2%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 12,885 7.4%         15,516 8.5%
Production, transportation, and material moving 21,572 12.3%         18,532 10.1%
   
CLASS OF WORKER      
Self-employed workers 14,362 8.2%         19,097 10.4%
 
 
                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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