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Decennial Census data
      1910-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 12,763 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 19,062 100.0%
In households 12,338 96.7% In households 18,987 99.6%
In group quarters 75 0.4%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 9,927 77.8% White 15,910 83.5%
Foreign-born white 1,826 14.3%
Negro 865 6.8% Negro 2,669 14.0%
Other races 145 1.1% Other races 22 0.1%
Indians 19 0.1% Indian 34 0.2%
Japanese 1 0.0% Japanese 20 0.1%
Chinese 56 0.4% Chinese 77 0.4%
Filipino 330 1.7%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 1,827 14.3%    
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 16,893 88.6%
    Foreign born 2,169 11.4%
  
SEX SEX
Male 6,589 51.6% Male 9,598 50.4%
Female 6,174 48.4% Female 9,464 49.6%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,454 11.4% Under 5 years 2,488 13.1%
5 to 17 years 2,303 18.0% 5 to 17 years 5,101 26.8%
18 to 64 years 8,414 65.9% 18 to 64 years 10,303 54.0%
65 years and over 592 4.6% 65 years and over 1,170 6.1%
Median age 29.9 X Median age 26.9 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 3,814 100.0%    
    Families 4,798 100.0%
    With own children under 18 3,049 63.5%
Persons per household 3.23 X Population per household 3.31 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 3,915 100.0% All housing units 6,174 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 3,809 97.3% All occupied units 5,742 93.0%
Owner occupied 1,876 49.3% Owner occupied 3,374 58.8%
Renter occupied 1,933 50.7% Renter occupied 2,368 41.2%
Vacant 102 2.6% Vacant 432 7.0%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 9,351 X Median value dollars 11,600 X
Median gross rent dollars 38 X Median gross rent dollars 61 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,693 X Families median income dollars 6,100 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 7,675 100.0% Population 25 years and over 9,999 100.0%
High school 4 years 1,735 22.6% High school 4 years 2,328 23.3%
College 4 years or more 355 4.6% College 4 years or more 470 4.7%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 6,417 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 5,340 83.2%
Railroad, subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 159 2.5%
Walked to work 529 8.2%
Other means 105 1.6%
Worked at home 102 1.6%
Not reported 182 2.8%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 5,092 100.0% Employed 6,539 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 382 7.5% Professional, technical, and kindred 571 8.7%
Farmers and farm managers 4 0.1% Farmers and farm managers 0 0.0%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 524 10.3% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 437 6.7%
Clerical and kindred 645 12.7% Clerical and kindred 828 12.7%
Sales 316 6.2% Sales 382 5.8%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 768 15.1% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 944 14.4%
Operatives and kindred 1,113 21.9% Operatives and kindred 1,675 25.6%
Private household workers 58 1.1% Private household workers 152 2.3%
Service workers, except private household 549 10.8% Service workers, except private household 735 11.2%
Farm laborers 6 0.1% Farm laborers and farm foremen 18 0.3%
Laborers, except farm and mine 661 13.0% Laborers, except farm and mine 586 9.0%
Occupation not reported 66 1.3% Occupation not reported 211 3.2%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 440 6.7%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 9,520
1930 Total population 9,610
1920 Total population 4,715
1910 Total population 2,372
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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