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

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 10,315 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 14,035 100.0%
In households 10,124 98.1% In households 13,995 99.7%
In group quarters 40 0.3%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 9,172 88.9% White 13,926 99.2%
Foreign-born white 1,082 10.5%
Negro 22 0.2% Negro 11 0.1%
Other races 39 0.4% Other races 10 0.1%
Indians 3 0.0% Indian 11 0.1%
Japanese 2 0.0% Japanese 32 0.2%
Chinese 30 0.3% Chinese 45 0.3%
Filipino 0 0.0%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 190 1.8%    
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 12,809 91.3%
    Foreign born 1,226 8.7%
  
SEX SEX
Male 4,978 48.3% Male 6,730 48.0%
Female 5,337 51.7% Female 7,305 52.0%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,127 10.9% Under 5 years 1,607 11.4%
5 to 17 years 1,664 16.1% 5 to 17 years 3,323 23.7%
18 to 64 years 6,301 61.1% 18 to 64 years 7,441 53.0%
65 years and over 1,223 11.9% 65 years and over 1,664 11.9%
Median age 33.8 X Median age 31.0 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 3,596 100.0%    
    Families 3,859 100.0%
    With own children under 18 2,186 56.6%
Persons per household 2.82 X Population per household 2.96 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 3,745 100.0% All housing units 5,082 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 3,614 96.5% All occupied units 4,725 93.0%
Owner occupied 2,072 57.3% Owner occupied 2,917 61.7%
Renter occupied 1,542 42.7% Renter occupied 1,808 38.3%
Vacant 129 3.4% Vacant 357 7.0%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 8,402 X Median value dollars 12,100 X
Median gross rent dollars 38 X Median gross rent dollars 76 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,687 X Families median income dollars 5,957 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 6,625 100.0% Population 25 years and over 7,994 100.0%
High school 4 years 1,620 24.5% High school 4 years 2,313 28.9%
College 4 years or more 510 7.7% College 4 years or more 498 6.2%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 5,015 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 4,008 79.9%
Railroad, subway or elevated 7 0.1%
Bus or streetcar 97 1.9%
Walked to work 575 11.5%
Other means 110 2.2%
Worked at home 121 2.4%
Not reported 97 1.9%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 4,057 100.0% Employed 4,640 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 381 9.4% Professional, technical, and kindred 541 11.7%
Farmers and farm managers 36 0.9% Farmers and farm managers 16 0.3%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 467 11.5% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 575 12.4%
Clerical and kindred 464 11.4% Clerical and kindred 667 14.4%
Sales 449 11.1% Sales 434 9.4%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 567 14.0% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 699 15.1%
Operatives and kindred 778 19.2% Operatives and kindred 822 17.7%
Private household workers 96 2.4% Private household workers 89 1.9%
Service workers, except private household 394 9.7% Service workers, except private household 374 8.1%
Farm laborers 96 2.4% Farm laborers and farm foremen 95 2.0%
Laborers, except farm and mine 298 7.3% Laborers, except farm and mine 245 5.3%
Occupation not reported 31 0.8% Occupation not reported 83 1.8%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 661 14.2%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 8,034
1930 Total population 8,245
1920 Total population 6,226
1910 Total population 5,880
1900 Total population 3,871
1890 Total population 3,692
1880 Total population 3,326
1860 Total population 1,505
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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