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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 24,610 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 25,124 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 31,585 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 24,184 98.3% White 23,517 93.6% White 28,118 89.0%
Negro 64 0.3% Black 235 0.9% Black 370 1.2%
Indian 46 0.2% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 211 0.8% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 401 1.3%
Eskimo 24 0.1% Eskimo 8 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 10 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 802 3.2% Asian or Pacific Islander 2,208 7.0%
Asian 2,065 6.5%
Japanese 120 0.5% Japanese 212 0.8% Japanese 337 1.1%
Chinese 43 0.2% Chinese 173 0.7% Chinese 791 2.5%
Filipino 60 0.2% Filipino 149 0.6% Filipino 417 1.3%
Korean 43 0.2% Korean 289 0.9%
Asian Indian 80 0.3% Asian Indian 78 0.2%
Vietnamese 0 0.0% Vietnamese 111 0.4%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 42 0.1%
Pacific Islander 143 0.5%
Polynesian 134 0.4%
Hawaiian 13 0.1% Hawaiian 134 0.4%
Samoan 18 0.1% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 0 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 0 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 9 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 114 0.5% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 93 0.4% Race, n.e.c. 359 1.4% Other Race 488 1.5%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 909 3.7% SPANISH ORIGIN 1,455 5.8% TOTAL HISPANIC 2,153 6.8%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 12,143 49.3% Male   Male 15,452 48.9%
Female 12,467 50.7% Female   Female 16,133 51.1%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,944 7.9% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 2,094 6.6%
5 to 19 years 8,392 34.1% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 4,373 13.8%
20 to 64 years 12,928 52.5% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 21,316 67.5%
65 years and over 1,346 5.5% 65 years and over   65 years and over 3,802 12.0%
Median age 27.0 X Median age 31.4 X Median age 35.4 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 6,822 100.0% Total households 9,771 100.0% Households 13,061 100.0%
Families 6,287 92.2% Families 6,745 69.0% Total families 8,302 63.6%
With own children under 18 years 4,189 61.4% With own children under 18 years 3,246 33.2% With own children under 18 years 3,603 27.6%
Persons per household 3.54 X Persons per household 2.52 X Persons per household 2.39 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 2.93 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 12,489 X Median household income 23,205 X Median household income 46,885 X
Median family income 26,884 X Median family income 53,641 X
Income of persons 3,747 X Per capita income 9,787 X Per capita income 21,950 X
Less than poverty level 4.6% Below poverty level 4.5% Below poverty level 3.6%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.6 X Mean minutes traveled to work 28.0 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 13,272 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 17,894 100.0%
Private vehicle 11,359 85.6% Car, truck, or van 14,835 82.9%
Drive alone car 7,952 59.9% Drove alone 12,927 72.2%
Drive alone truck or van 1,117 8.4%
Carpool car 1,863 14.0% Carpooled 1,908 10.7%
Carpool truck or van 427 3.2%  
Public transportation 882 6.6% Public transportation 1,814 10.1%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 176 1.0%
  Streetcar or trolley car 13 0.1%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 1,389 7.8%
Railroad   Railroad 227 1.3%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 9 0.1%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 83 0.5%
Bicycle   Bicycle 159 0.9%
Walked only 251 1.9% Walked 386 2.2%
Other means 467 3.5% Other means 82 0.5%
Worked at home 313 2.4% Working at home 535 3.0%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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



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