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Decennial Census data
      1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

Census 1960
TOTAL POPULATION 20,995 100.0%
In households 20,949 99.8%
In group quarters 46 0.2%
 
RACE
White 20,761 98.9%
Negro 17 0.1%
Other races 58 0.3%
Indian 21 0.1%
Japanese 47 0.2%
Chinese 27 0.1%
Filipino 64 0.3%
 
PLACE OF BIRTH
Native 19,797 94.3%
Foreign born 1,198 5.7%
 
SEX
Male 10,497 50.0%
Female 10,498 50.0%
 
AGE
Under 5 years 3,600 17.1%
5 to 17 years 6,192 29.5%
18 to 64 years 10,710 51.0%
65 years and over 493 2.3%
Median age 22.5 X
 
HOUSEHOLDS
Families 4,965 100.0%
With own children under 18 3,749 75.5%
Population per household 3.89 X
 
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All housing units 5,653 100.0%
All occupied units 5,392 95.4%
Owner occupied 4,654 86.3%
Renter occupied 738 13.7%
Vacant 261 4.6%
Median value dollars 15,400 X
Median gross rent dollars 118 X
 
INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 7,424 X
 
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 10,012 100.0%
High school 4 years 3,673 36.7%
College 4 years or more 729 7.3%
 
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 6,997 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 5,762 82.3%
Railroad, subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 546 7.8%
Walked to work 154 2.2%
Other means 183 2.6%
Worked at home 149 2.1%
Not reported 203 2.9%
 
OCCUPATION
Employed 7,115 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 639 9.0%
Farmers and farm managers 19 0.3%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 568 8.0%
Clerical and kindred 1,420 20.0%
Sales 599 8.4%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,798 25.3%
Operatives and kindred 1,020 14.3%
Private household workers 83 1.2%
Service workers, except private household 534 7.5%
Farm laborers and farm foremen 11 0.2%
Laborers, except farm and mine 220 3.1%
Occupation not reported 204 2.9%
 
CLASS OF WORKER    
Self-employed 378 5.3%
 
 
                Source: 1960 Census
 

Decennial Census data
      1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010



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