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Decennial Census data
      1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 38,390 100.0%   37,234 100.0%   36,805 100.0%
In households 38,209 99.5%   37,052 99.5%      
In group quarters 181 0.5%   182 0.5%      
           
RACE          
White 26,684 69.5%   24,166 64.9%      
Black or African American 1,254 3.3%   976 2.6%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 190 0.5%   206 0.6%      
Asian 5,868 15.3%   7,230 19.4%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 263 0.7%   315 0.8%      
Some other race 1,605 4.2%   1,703 4.6%      
Two or more races 2,526 6.6%   2,638 7.1%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 5,609 14.6%   6,243 16.8%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 32,781 85.4%   30,991 83.2%      
White 23,549 61.3%   20,703 55.6%      
Black or African American 1,219 3.2%   902 2.4%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 123 0.3%   123 0.3%      
Asian 5,765 15.0%   7,045 18.9%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 247 0.6%   285 0.8%      
Some other race 119 0.3%   155 0.4%      
Two or more races 1,759 4.6%   1,778 4.8%      
           
SEX          
Male 18,926 49.3%   18,196 48.9%      
Female 19,464 50.7%   19,038 51.1%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 2,170 5.7%   2,020 5.4%      
5 to 17 years 6,720 17.5%   5,687 15.3%      
18 to 64 years 25,758 67.1%   25,008 67.2%      
65 years and over 3,742 9.7%   4,519 12.1%      
Median age 37.6 X   41.5 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 13,994 100.0%   13,967 100.0%      
Family households 9,654 69.0%   9,686 69.3%      
Families with children under 18 4,478 32.0%   4,027 28.8%      
Average household size 2.73 X   2.65 X      
Average family size 3.21 X   3.12 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 14,245 100.0%   14,523 100.0%   14,506 100.0%
Occupied housing units 13,994 98.2%   13,967 96.2%   13,968 96.3%
Owner-occupied housing units 9,601 68.6%   9,545 68.3%   9,487 67.9%
Renter-occupied housing units 4,393 31.4%   4,422 31.7%   4,481 32.1%
Vacant housing units 251 1.8%   556 3.8%   538 3.7%
1 unit, detached housing 10,276 72.1%   10,324 71.2%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 367,700 X         669,500 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,261 X         1,568 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 31,244 81.3%         29,091 79.0%
Foreign born 7,169 18.7%         7,714 21.0%
Naturalized citizen 4,404 11.5%         5,234 14.2%
Not a citizen 2,765 7.2%         2,480 6.7%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 71,737 X         90,472 X
Median family income (dollars) 78,361 X         100,563 X
Per capita income (dollars) 30,183 X         40,567 X
Individuals in poverty 1,112 2.9%         1,768 4.8%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 26,438 100.0%         26,629 100.0%
High school graduate 5,649 21.4%           19.3%
Bachelor's degree 6,207 23.5%           24.5%
Graduate or professional degree 2,734 10.3%           13.4%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 30.8 X         28.0 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 20,842 100.0%         19,957 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 18,144 87.1%         16,991 85.1%
Drove alone 15,608 74.9%         14,819 74.3%
Carpooled 2,536 12.2%         2,172 10.9%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 1,684 8.1%         1,299 6.5%
Bus or trolley bus 557 2.7%         619 3.1%
Streetcar or trolley car 21 0.1%         11 0.1%
Subway or elevated 984 4.7%         649 3.3%
Railroad 111 0.5%         20 0.1%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 11 0.1%         0 0.0%
Motorcycle 50 0.2%         165 0.8%
Bicycle 50 0.2%         54 0.3%
Walked 206 1.0%         324 1.6%
Other means 151 0.7%         69 0.3%
Worked at home 557 2.7%         1,055 5.3%
         
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION        
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 21,302 100.0%         20,380 100.0%
Management, professional and related 8,333 39.1%         8,689 42.6%
Service 2,719 12.8%         3,225 15.8%
Sales and office 6,143 28.8%         5,130 25.2%
Farming, fishing & forestry 23 0.1%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 2,102 9.9%         1,893 9.3%
Production, transportation, and material moving 1,982 9.3%         1,443 7.1%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 1,438 6.8%         1,757 8.6%
 
 
                Source: Census 2000 SF1, SF3, DP1-DP4, CTPP, Census 2010 DP-1
 
                      * Go to tables in American Factfinder to view information on methodology and margins of error
 

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