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Decennial Census data
      1900-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 2,244 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 4,203 100.0%
    In households 4,185 99.6%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 1,989 88.6% White 4,181 99.5%
Foreign-born white 244 10.9%
Negro 2 0.1% Negro 0 0.0%
Other races 9 0.4% Other races 22 0.5%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 3,787 90.1%
    Foreign born 416 9.9%
  
SEX SEX
Male 1,140 50.8% Male 2,114 50.3%
Female 1,104 49.2% Female 2,089 49.7%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 279 12.4% Under 5 years 536 12.8%
    5 to 19 years 1,147 27.3%
5 to 64 years 1,760 78.4% 20 to 64 years 2,190 52.1%
65 years and over 205 9.1% 65 years and over 330 7.9%
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 820 100.0% All housing units 1,410 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 753 91.8% All occupied units 1,299 92.1%
Owner occupied 377 50.1% Owner occupied 707 54.4%
Renter occupied 376 49.9% Renter occupied 592 45.6%
Vacant 67 8.2% Vacant 111 7.9%
Average value of 1-unit structures dollars 8,438 X Median value dollars 16,500 X
Average contract rent dollars 35 X Median gross rent dollars 76 X
  
  INCOME IN 1959
  X Families median income dollars 7,214 X
  
  YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
    Population 25 years and over 2,237 100.0%
    High school 4 years 591 26.4%
    College 4 years or more 323 14.4%
  
  OCCUPATION
    Employed 1,497 100.0%
    Professional, technical, and kindred 282 18.8%
    Farmers and farm managers 8 0.5%
    Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 163 10.9%
    Clerical and kindred 168 11.2%
    Sales 94 6.3%
    Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 265 17.7%
    Operatives and kindred 180 12.0%
    Private household workers 22 1.5%
    Service workers, except private household 103 6.9%
    Farm laborers and farm foremen 23 1.5%
    Laborers, except farm and mine 110 7.3%
    Occupation not reported 79 5.3%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 1,278
1930 Total population 1,237
1920 Total population 991
1910 Total population 1,254
1900 Total population 1,100
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
      1900-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010



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