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Decennial Census data
      1870-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 25,544 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 46,290 100.0%
In households 25,142 98.4% In households 45,918 99.2%
In group quarters 372 0.8%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 21,932 85.9% White 45,198 97.6%
Foreign-born white 2,953 11.6%
Negro 410 1.6% Negro 600 1.3%
Other races 249 1.0% Other races 28 0.1%
Indians 3 0.0% Indian 50 0.1%
Japanese 189 0.7% Japanese 320 0.7%
Chinese 48 0.2% Chinese 71 0.2%
Filipino 23 0.0%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 1,067 4.2% WHITE, SPANISH SURNAME 2,448 5.3%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 41,216 89.0%
    Foreign born 5,074 11.0%
  
SEX SEX
Male 12,610 49.4% Male 22,657 48.9%
Female 12,934 50.6% Female 23,633 51.1%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 2,964 11.6% Under 5 years 4,920 10.6%
5 to 17 years 4,673 18.3% 5 to 17 years 11,140 24.1%
18 to 64 years 15,984 62.6% 18 to 64 years 26,525 57.3%
65 years and over 1,923 7.5% 65 years and over 3,705 8.0%
Median age 31.9 X Median age 31.3 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 7,907 100.0%    
    Families 12,450 100.0%
    With own children under 18 7,280 58.5%
Persons per household 3.18 X Population per household 3.09 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 8,349 100.0% All housing units 15,525 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 7,907 94.7% All occupied units 14,872 95.8%
Owner occupied 5,604 70.9% Owner occupied 9,654 64.9%
Renter occupied 2,303 29.1% Renter occupied 5,218 35.1%
Vacant 413 4.9% Vacant 653 4.2%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 11,756 X Median value dollars 17,700 X
Median gross rent dollars 59 X Median gross rent dollars 104 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 4,044 X Families median income dollars 7,749 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 16,010 100.0% Population 25 years and over 26,541 100.0%
High school 4 years 4,510 28.2% High school 4 years 8,391 31.6%
College 4 years or more 1,455 9.1% College 4 years or more 2,711 10.2%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 18,988 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 15,208 80.1%
Railroad, subway or elevated 917 4.8%
Bus or streetcar 726 3.8%
Walked to work 937 4.9%
Other means 495 2.6%
Worked at home 282 1.5%
Not reported 583 3.1%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 9,938 100.0% Employed 19,420 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 1,194 12.0% Professional, technical, and kindred 2,812 14.5%
Farmers and farm managers 60 0.6% Farmers and farm managers 98 0.5%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,054 10.6% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,725 8.9%
Clerical and kindred 1,498 15.1% Clerical and kindred 3,429 17.7%
Sales 934 9.4% Sales 1,534 7.9%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 2,079 20.9% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 3,438 17.7%
Operatives and kindred 1,301 13.1% Operatives and kindred 2,673 13.8%
Private household workers 182 1.8% Private household workers 366 1.9%
Service workers, except private household 841 8.5% Service workers, except private household 1,716 8.8%
Farm laborers 84 0.8% Farm laborers and farm foremen 53 0.3%
Laborers, except farm and mine 603 6.1% Laborers, except farm and mine 659 3.4%
Occupation not reported 108 1.1% Occupation not reported 917 4.7%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 1,544 8.0%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 12,453
1930 Total population 8,962
1920 Total population 4,020
1910 Total population 2,442
1900 Total population 1,653
1890 Total population 1,572
1880 Total population 1,383
1870 Total population 727
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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