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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 18,328 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 35,160 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 50,553 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 17,968 98.0% White 33,374 94.9% White 45,945 90.9%
Negro 58 0.3% Black 335 1.0% Black 652 1.3%
Indian 30 0.2% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 53 0.2% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 139 0.3%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 870 2.5% Asian or Pacific Islander 2,913 5.8%
Asian 2,840 5.6%
Japanese 38 0.2% Japanese 134 0.4% Japanese 352 0.7%
Chinese 53 0.3% Chinese 196 0.6% Chinese 903 1.8%
Filipino 89 0.5% Filipino 360 1.0% Filipino 629 1.2%
Korean 7 0.0% Korean 232 0.5%
Asian Indian 72 0.2% Asian Indian 405 0.8%
Vietnamese 26 0.1% Vietnamese 191 0.4%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 128 0.3%
Pacific Islander 73 0.1%
Polynesian 55 0.1%
Hawaiian 26 0.1% Hawaiian 55 0.1%
Samoan 0 0.0% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 49 0.1% Micronesian -- Guamanian 18 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 0 0.0% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 92 0.5% Race, n.e.c. 528 1.5% Other Race 904 1.8%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 400 2.2% SPANISH ORIGIN 2,324 6.6% TOTAL HISPANIC 3,318 6.6%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 9,178 50.1% Male   Male 25,045 49.5%
Female 9,150 49.9% Female   Female 25,508 50.5%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,944 10.6% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 3,744 7.4%
5 to 19 years 6,386 34.8% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 9,141 18.1%
20 to 64 years 9,406 51.3% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 34,891 69.0%
65 years and over 592 3.2% 65 years and over   65 years and over 2,777 5.5%
Median age 25.1 X Median age 30.0 X Median age 33.4 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 5,004 100.0% Total households 11,317 100.0% Households 18,675 100.0%
Families 4,581 91.5% Families 9,416 83.2% Total families 14,184 76.0%
With own children under 18 years 3,350 66.9% With own children under 18 years 6,195 54.7% With own children under 18 years 7,406 39.7%
Persons per household 3.66 X Persons per household 3.10 X Persons per household 2.70 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 3.07 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 13,743 X Median household income 28,718 X Median household income 59,458 X
Median family income 30,830 X Median family income 64,486 X
Income of persons 3,845 X Per capita income 9,619 X Per capita income 24,812 X
Less than poverty level 4.1% Below poverty level 3.5% Below poverty level 2.4%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.9 X Mean minutes traveled to work 26.9 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 17,024 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 29,580 100.0%
Private vehicle 15,584 91.5% Car, truck, or van 27,441 92.8%
Drive alone car 10,908 64.1% Drove alone 24,344 82.3%
Drive alone truck or van 1,565 9.2%
Carpool car 2,512 14.8% Carpooled 3,097 10.5%
Carpool truck or van 599 3.5%  
Public transportation 606 3.6% Public transportation 473 1.6%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 175 0.6%
  Streetcar or trolley car 7 0.0%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 287 1.0%
Railroad   Railroad 4 0.0%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 0 0.0%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 101 0.3%
Bicycle   Bicycle 210 0.7%
Walked only 299 1.8% Walked 421 1.4%
Other means 339 2.0% Other means 139 0.5%
Worked at home 196 1.2% Working at home 795 2.7%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

Decennial Census data
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