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Decennial Census data
      1900-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 63,654 100.0%   70,285 100.0%   68,204 100.0%
In households 63,419 99.6%   69,829 99.4%      
In group quarters 235 0.4%   456 0.6%      
           
RACE          
White 51,203 80.4%   47,058 67.0%      
Black or African American 876 1.4%   1,190 1.7%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 210 0.3%   226 0.3%      
Asian 7,444 11.7%   16,322 23.2%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 85 0.1%   134 0.2%      
Some other race 1,495 2.3%   2,002 2.8%      
Two or more races 2,341 3.7%   3,353 4.8%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 5,011 7.9%   7,264 10.3%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 58,643 92.1%   63,021 89.7%      
White 48,253 75.8%   42,738 60.8%      
Black or African American 845 1.3%   1,116 1.6%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 147 0.2%   143 0.2%      
Asian 7,387 11.6%   16,209 23.1%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 74 0.1%   125 0.2%      
Some other race 143 0.2%   153 0.2%      
Two or more races 1,794 2.8%   2,537 3.6%      
           
SEX          
Male 31,270 49.1%   34,444 49.0%      
Female 32,384 50.9%   35,841 51.0%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 4,359 6.8%   3,904 5.6%      
5 to 17 years 13,593 21.4%   15,120 21.5%      
18 to 64 years 40,864 64.2%   43,600 62.0%      
65 years and over 4,838 7.6%   7,661 10.9%      
Median age 36.9 X   40.5 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 23,311 100.0%   25,245 100.0%      
Family households 17,395 74.6%   19,178 76.0%      
Families with children under 18 9,521 40.8%   10,365 41.1%      
Average household size 2.72 X   2.77 X      
Average family size 3.15 X   3.20 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 23,968 100.0%   26,053 100.0%   24,486 100.0%
Occupied housing units 23,311 97.3%   25,245 96.9%   23,716 96.9%
Owner-occupied housing units 17,099 73.4%   17,891 70.9%   16,518 69.6%
Renter-occupied housing units 6,212 26.6%   7,354 29.1%   7,198 30.4%
Vacant housing units 657 2.7%   808 3.1%   770 3.1%
1 unit, detached housing 15,641 65.2%   15,729 64.2%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 435,300 X         778,000 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,219 X         1,569 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 54,512 85.8%         52,722 77.3%
Foreign born 9,057 14.2%         15,482 22.7%
Naturalized citizen 4,098 6.4%         8,941 13.1%
Not a citizen 4,959 7.8%         6,541 9.6%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 90,859 X         115,188 X
Median family income (dollars) 102,796 X         132,366 X
Per capita income (dollars) 41,623 X         48,953 X
Individuals in poverty 1,619 2.6%         2,402 3.5%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 42,370 100.0%         44,792 100.0%
High school graduate 6,228 14.7%           14.5%
Bachelor's degree 13,355 31.5%           33.4%
Graduate or professional degree 6,675 15.8%           21.8%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 33.3 X         29.0 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 33,269 100.0%         32,514 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 29,271 88.0%         27,170 83.6%
Drove alone 26,625 80.0%         24,871 76.5%
Carpooled 2,646 8.0%         2,299 7.1%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 1,626 4.9%         2,235 6.9%
Bus or trolley bus 198 0.6%         630 1.9%
Streetcar or trolley car 15 0.0%         32 0.1%
Subway or elevated 943 2.8%         1,227 3.8%
Railroad 460 1.4%         346 1.1%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 10 0.0%         0 0.0%
Motorcycle 83 0.2%         94 0.3%
Bicycle 150 0.5%         315 1.0%
Walked 428 1.3%         794 2.4%
Other means 191 0.6%         189 0.6%
Worked at home 1,520 4.6%         1,717 5.3%
         
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION        
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 33,608 100.0%         33,571 100.0%
Management, professional and related 17,543 52.2%         18,506 55.1%
Service 2,912 8.7%         3,795 11.3%
Sales and office 9,611 28.6%         7,877 23.5%
Farming, fishing & forestry 15 0.0%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 1,585 4.7%         1,620 4.8%
Production, transportation, and material moving 1,942 5.8%         1,773 5.3%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 2,008 6.0%         2,195 6.5%
 
 
                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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