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

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 5,686 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 23,844 100.0%
    In households 23,733 99.5%
In group quarters 111 0.5%
  
  RACE
    White 23,704 99.4%
   
    Negro 15 0.1%
    Other races 9 0.0%
    Indian 6 0.0%
    Japanese 82 0.3%
    Chinese 8 0.0%
Filipino 20 0.1%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 22,906 93.1%
    Foreign born 938 3.9%
  
  SEX
    Male 11,847 49.7%
    Female 11,997 50.3%
 
  AGE
    Under 5 years 3,170 13.3%
    5 to 17 years 7,582 31.8%
    18 to 64 years 12,160 51.0%
    65 years and over 932 3.9%
    Median age 25.4 X
  
  HOUSEHOLDS
       
    Families 5,935 100.0%
    With own children under 18 4,553 76.7%
    Population per household 3.79 X
  
  HOUSING OCCUPANCY
    All housing units 6,445 100.0%
    All occupied units 6,258 97.1%
    Owner occupied 5,358 85.6%
    Renter occupied 900 14.4%
    Vacant 187 2.9%
    Median value dollars 14,600 X
    Median gross rent dollars 113 X
  
  INCOME IN 1959
    Families median income dollars 7,750 X
  
  YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
    Population 25 years and over 12,028 100.0%
    High school 4 years 4,413 36.7%
    College 4 years or more 1,939 16.1%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 7,922 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 6,808 85.9%
Railroad, subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 372 4.7%
Walked to work 167 2.1%
Other means 226 2.9%
Worked at home 147 1.9%
Not reported 202 2.5%
  
  OCCUPATION
    Employed 7,979 100.0%
    Professional, technical, and kindred 1,521 19.1%
    Farmers and farm managers 31 0.4%
    Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 968 12.1%
    Clerical and kindred 1,245 15.6%
    Sales 1,011 12.7%
    Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,350 16.9%
    Operatives and kindred 782 9.8%
    Private household workers 147 1.8%
    Service workers, except private household 482 6.0%
    Farm laborers and farm foremen 16 0.2%
    Laborers, except farm and mine 209 2.6%
    Occupation not reported 217 2.7%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 644 8.1%
 
                Source: 1960 Census, DOF Research

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



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