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Decennial Census data
      1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 32,837 100.0%   33,152 100.0%   32,826 100.0%
In households 32,377 98.6%   32,689 98.6%      
In group quarters 460 1.4%   463 1.4%      
           
RACE          
White 26,852 81.8%   24,846 74.9%      
Black or African American 504 1.5%   686 2.1%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 155 0.5%   127 0.4%      
Asian 3,096 9.4%   4,516 13.6%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 90 0.3%   66 0.2%      
Some other race 763 2.3%   1,079 3.3%      
Two or more races 1,377 4.2%   1,832 5.5%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,767 8.4%   4,009 12.1%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 30,070 91.6%   29,143 87.9%      
White 25,139 76.6%   22,498 67.9%      
Black or African American 493 1.5%   656 2.0%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 101 0.3%   68 0.2%      
Asian 3,053 9.3%   4,447 13.4%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 88 0.3%   62 0.2%      
Some other race 72 0.2%   46 0.1%      
Two or more races 1,124 3.4%   1,366 4.1%      
           
SEX          
Male 15,931 48.5%   16,070 48.5%      
Female 16,906 51.5%   17,082 51.5%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 1,993 6.1%   1,813 5.5%      
5 to 17 years 5,016 15.3%   4,750 14.3%      
18 to 64 years 21,496 65.4%   21,983 66.3%      
65 years and over 4,332 13.2%   4,606 13.9%      
Median age 39.0 X   40.7 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 13,753 100.0%   13,708 100.0%      
Family households 8,398 61.1%   8,285 60.4%      
Families with children under 18 3,855 28.0%   3,601 26.3%      
Average household size 2.35 X   2.38 X      
Average family size 2.95 X   2.96 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 14,034 100.0%   14,321 100.0%   14,010 100.0%
Occupied housing units 13,753 98.0%   13,708 95.7%   13,438 95.9%
Owner-occupied housing units 8,727 63.5%   8,470 61.8%   8,691 64.7%
Renter-occupied housing units 5,026 36.5%   5,238 38.2%   4,747 35.3%
Vacant housing units 281 2.0%   613 4.3%   572 4.1%
1 unit, detached housing 8,346 59.4%   8,375 59.8%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 294,000 X         612,900 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 984 X         1,390 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 28,239 86.0%         26,154 79.7%
Foreign born 4,608 14.0%         6,672 20.3%
Naturalized citizen 2,123 6.5%         3,389 10.3%
Not a citizen 2,485 7.6%         3,283 10.0%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 67,489 X         80,671 X
Median family income (dollars) 79,001 X         106,974 X
Per capita income (dollars) 33,076 X         41,412 X
Individuals in poverty 1,639 5.0%         2,247 6.9%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 23,555 100.0%         23,200 100.0%
High school graduate 4,112 17.5%           14.5%
Bachelor's degree 6,913 29.3%           33.2%
Graduate or professional degree 3,087 13.1%           15.2%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 30.3 X         26.7 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 17,456 100.0%         16,265 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 14,093 80.7%         13,063 80.3%
Drove alone 12,655 72.5%         11,740 72.2%
Carpooled 1,438 8.2%         1,323 8.1%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 1,953 11.2%         1,461 9.0%
Bus or trolley bus 147 0.8%         172 1.1%
Streetcar or trolley car 12 0.1%         0 0.0%
Subway or elevated 1,637 9.4%         1,099 6.8%
Railroad 150 0.9%         190 1.2%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 7 0.0%         0 0.0%
Motorcycle 34 0.2%         40 0.2%
Bicycle 131 0.8%         116 0.7%
Walked 277 1.6%         523 3.2%
Other means 91 0.5%         76 0.5%
Worked at home 877 5.0%         986 6.1%
         
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION        
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 17,788 100.0%         16,870 100.0%
Management, professional and related 8,693 48.9%         8,280 49.1%
Service 1,912 10.7%         2,565 15.2%
Sales and office 4,786 26.9%         4,375 25.9%
Farming, fishing & forestry 12 0.1%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 1,462 8.2%         908 5.4%
Production, transportation, and material moving 923 5.2%         742 4.4%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 1,663 9.3%         1,509 8.9%
 
 
                Source: Census 2000 SF1, SF3, DP1-DP4, CTPP, Census 2010 DP-1, American Community Survey 2006-2010
 
                      * Go to tables in American Factfinder to view information on methodology and margins of error
 

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