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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 20,651 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 33,034 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 47,564 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 14,990 72.6% White 20,710 62.7% White 28,019 58.9%
Negro 4,537 22.0% Black 6,671 20.2% Black 8,403 17.7%
Indian 70 0.3% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 374 1.1% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 374 0.8%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 2,329 7.1% Asian or Pacific Islander 5,814 12.2%
Asian 5,496 11.6%
Japanese 27 0.1% Japanese 73 0.2% Japanese 159 0.3%
Chinese 75 0.4% Chinese 235 0.7% Chinese 365 0.8%
Filipino 729 3.5% Filipino 1,695 5.1% Filipino 3,892 8.2%
Korean 32 0.1% Korean 124 0.3%
Asian Indian 118 0.4% Asian Indian 405 0.9%
Vietnamese 44 0.1% Vietnamese 148 0.3%
Cambodian 32 0.1%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 247 0.5%
Thai 11 0.0%
Other Asian 113 0.2%
Pacific Islander 318 0.7%
Polynesian 101 0.2%
Hawaiian 46 0.1% Hawaiian 79 0.2%
Samoan 0 0.0% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 22 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 28 0.1% Micronesian -- Guamanian 161 0.3%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 42 0.1%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 58 0.2% Pacific Islander Not Specified 14 0.0%
All other 223 1.1% Race, n.e.c. 2,950 8.9% Other Race 4,944 10.4%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 3,285 15.9% SPANISH ORIGIN 6,092 18.4% TOTAL HISPANIC 11,060 23.3%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 10,111 49.0% Male   Male 23,464 49.3%
Female 10,540 51.0% Female   Female 24,100 50.7%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,891 9.2% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 4,663 9.8%
5 to 19 years 6,598 32.0% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 10,065 21.2%
20 to 64 years 10,450 50.6% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 29,175 61.3%
65 years and over 1,712 8.3% 65 years and over   65 years and over 3,661 7.7%
Median age 26.2 X Median age 27.0 X Median age 29.7 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 6,445 100.0% Total households 11,087 100.0% Households 15,753 100.0%
Families 5,171 80.2% Families 8,899 80.3% Total families 12,030 76.4%
With own children under 18 years 3,068 47.6% With own children under 18 years 5,174 46.7% With own children under 18 years 6,815 43.3%
Persons per household 3.19 X Persons per household 2.97 X Persons per household 3.00 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 3.40 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 7,965 X Median household income 19,629 X Median household income 38,532 X
Median family income 21,684 X Median family income 41,512 X
Income of persons 2,702 X Per capita income 6,912 X Per capita income 13,686 X
Less than poverty level 17.1% Below poverty level 12.9% Below poverty level 10.7%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.2 X Mean minutes traveled to work 31.5 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes  
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 13,109 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 21,508 100.0%
Private vehicle 11,898 90.8% Car, truck, or van 19,548 90.9%
Drive alone car 7,550 57.6% Drove alone 15,355 71.4%
Drive alone truck or van 1,428 10.9%
Carpool car 2,410 18.4% Carpooled 4,193 19.5%
Carpool truck or van 510 3.9%  
Public transportation 457 3.5% Public transportation 949 4.4%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 242 1.1%
  Streetcar or trolley car 13 0.1%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 649 3.0%
Railroad   Railroad 45 0.2%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 0 0.0%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 95 0.4%
Bicycle   Bicycle 42 0.2%
Walked only 335 2.6% Walked 323 1.5%
Other means 257 2.0% Other means 179 0.8%
Worked at home 162 1.2% Working at home 372 1.7%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

Decennial Census data
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