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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 55,686 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 54,951 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 66,072 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 53,495 96.1% White 48,244 87.8% White 54,659 82.7%
Negro 948 1.7% Black 1,422 2.6% Black 2,437 3.7%
Indian 148 0.3% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 218 0.4% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 260 0.4%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 74 0.1%
Asian and Pacific Islander 1,928 3.5% Asian or Pacific Islander 4,196 6.4%
Asian 3,674 5.6%
Japanese 447 0.8% Japanese 548 1.0% Japanese 644 1.0%
Chinese 194 0.3% Chinese 578 1.1% Chinese 1,157 1.8%
Filipino 124 0.2% Filipino 405 0.7% Filipino 842 1.3%
Korean 110 0.2% Korean 203 0.3%
Asian Indian 126 0.2% Asian Indian 329 0.5%
Vietnamese 32 0.1% Vietnamese 287 0.4%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 45 0.1%
Thai 7 0.0%
Other Asian 160 0.2%
Pacific Islander 522 0.8%
Polynesian 481 0.7%
Hawaiian 35 0.1% Hawaiian 88 0.1%
Samoan 16 0.0% Samoan 132 0.2%
Tongan 261 0.4%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 30 0.1% Micronesian -- Guamanian 0 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 41 0.1%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 48 0.1% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 330 0.6% Race, n.e.c. 3,139 5.7% Other Race 4,520 6.8%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 4,229 7.6% SPANISH ORIGIN 8,607 15.7% TOTAL HISPANIC 15,919 24.1%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 27,194 48.8% Male 26,851 48.9% Male 33,167 50.2%
Female 28,492 51.2% Female 28,100 51.1% Female 32,905 49.8%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 4,300 7.7% Under 5 years 3,505 6.4% Under 5 years 5,249 7.9%
5 to 19 years 13,167 23.6% 5 to 19 years 10,069 18.3% 5 to 17 years 9,204 13.9%
20 to 64 years 33,329 59.9% 20 to 64 years 35,160 64.0% 18 to 64 years 44,101 66.7%
65 years and over 4,890 8.8% 65 years and over 6,207 11.3% 65 years and over 7,518 11.4%
Median age 30.0 X Median age 32.4 X Median age 33.2 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 20,562 100.0% Total households 23,040 100.0% Households 25,572 100.0%
Families 15,272 74.3% Families 14,573 63.3% Total families 16,534 64.7%
With own children under 18 years 7,538 36.7% With own children under 18 years 6,492 28.2% With own children under 18 years 7,856 30.7%
Persons per household 2.68 X Persons per household 2.36 X Persons per household 2.51 X
Persons per family 2.93 X Persons per family 3.06 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 10,027 X Median household income 19,517 X Median household income 42,962 X
Median family income 24,794 X Median family income 49,851 X
Income of persons 4,274 X Per capita income 9,720 X Per capita income 20,292 X
Less than poverty level 6.0% Below poverty level 7.2% Below poverty level 8.1%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.9 X Mean minutes traveled to work 21.9 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes 60.8 X
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 29,184 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 35,807 100.0%
Private vehicle 25,977 89.0% Car, truck, or van 31,409 87.7%
Drive alone car 18,607 63.8% Drove alone 27,165 75.9%
Drive alone truck or van 2,762 9.5%
Carpool car 3,783 13.0% Carpooled 4,244 11.9%
Carpool truck or van 825 2.8%  
Public transportation 1,275 4.4% Public transportation 1,371 3.8%
Bus or streetcar 767 2.6% Bus or trolley bus 768 2.1%
  Streetcar or trolley car 8 0.0%
Subway or elevated train 8 0.0% Subway or elevated 25 0.1%
Railroad 480 1.6% Railroad 532 1.5%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab 20 0.1% Taxicab 38 0.1%
Motorcycle 334 1.1% Motorcycle 247 0.7%
Bicycle 336 1.2% Bicycle 395 1.1%
Walked only 806 2.8% Walked 1,207 3.4%
Other means 75 0.3% Other means 175 0.5%
Worked at home 381 1.3% Working at home 1,003 2.8%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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