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Decennial Census data
      1890-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 10,132 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 11,117 100.0%
In households 10,095 99.6% In households 11,083 99.7%
In group quarters 34 0.3%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 9,055 89.4% White 10,851 97.6%
Foreign-born white 810 8.0%
Negro 160 1.6% Negro 115 1.0%
Other races 107 1.1% Other races 6 0.1%
Indians 2 0.0% Indian 5 0.0%
Japanese 50 0.5% Japanese 43 0.4%
Chinese 30 0.3% Chinese 86 0.8%
Filipino 11 0.1%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 130 1.3%    
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 10,271 92.4%
    Foreign born 846 7.6%
  
SEX SEX
Male 4,548 44.9% Male 5,074 45.6%
Female 5,584 55.1% Female 6,043 54.4%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 660 6.5% Under 5 years 602 5.4%
5 to 17 years 1,776 17.5% 5 to 17 years 2,689 24.2%
18 to 64 years 6,465 63.8% 18 to 64 years 6,210 55.9%
65 years and over 1,231 12.1% 65 years and over 1,616 14.5%
Median age 41.6 X Median age 42.1 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 3,081 100.0%    
    Families 3,168 100.0%
    With own children under 18 1,433 45.2%
Persons per household 3.28 X Population per household 3.09 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 3,142 100.0% All housing units 3,649 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 3,087 98.2% All occupied units 3,583 98.2%
Owner occupied 2,788 90.3% Owner occupied 3,297 92.0%
Renter occupied 299 9.7% Renter occupied 286 8.0%
Vacant 55 1.8% Vacant 66 1.8%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 19,348 X Median value dollars 28,900 X
Median gross rent dollars 72 X Median gross rent dollars 120 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 7,140 X Families median income dollars 12,825 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 7,010 100.0% Population 25 years and over 7,316 100.0%
High school 4 years 1,940 27.7% High school 4 years 1,836 25.1%
College 4 years or more 1,890 27.0% College 4 years or more 2,580 35.3%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 4,244 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 3,058 72.1%
Railroad, subway or elevated 7 0.2%
Bus or streetcar 462 10.9%
Walked to work 104 2.5%
Other means 35 0.8%
Worked at home 427 10.1%
Not reported 151 3.6%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 3,894 100.0% Employed 4,293 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 940 24.1% Professional, technical, and kindred 1,142 26.6%
Farmers and farm managers 19 0.5% Farmers and farm managers 12 0.3%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,021 26.2% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 976 22.7%
Clerical and kindred 508 13.0% Clerical and kindred 545 12.7%
Sales 507 13.0% Sales 553 12.9%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 191 4.9% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 260 6.1%
Operatives and kindred 113 2.9% Operatives and kindred 95 2.2%
Private household workers 416 10.7% Private household workers 319 7.4%
Service workers, except private household 75 1.9% Service workers, except private household 64 1.5%
Farm laborers 3 0.1% Farm laborers and farm foremen 5 0.1%
Laborers, except farm and mine 50 1.3% Laborers, except farm and mine 72 1.7%
Occupation not reported 51 1.3% Occupation not reported 250 5.8%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 1,067 24.9%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 9,866
1930 Total population 9,333
1920 Total population 4,282
1910 Total population 1,719
1890 Total population 634
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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