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Decennial Census data
      1910-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 9,188 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 11,584 100.0%
    In households 11,432 98.7%
In group quarters 152 1.3%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 8,224 89.5% White 11,517 99.4%
Foreign-born white 927 10.1%
Negro 12 0.1% Negro 16 0.1%
Other races 25 0.3% Other races 13 0.1%
    Indian 1 0.0%
    Japanese 20 0.2%
    Chinese 15 0.1%
Filipino 2 0.0%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 10,514 90.8%
    Foreign born 1,070 9.2%
  
SEX SEX
Male 4,456 48.5% Male 5,561 48.0%
Female 4,732 51.5% Female 6,023 52.0%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 988 10.8% Under 5 years 1,058 9.1%
5 to 19 years 2,918 31.8% 5 to 17 years 2,724 23.5%
20 to 64 years 3,842 41.8% 18 to 64 years 6,593 56.9%
65 years and over 1,440 15.7% 65 years and over 1,209 10.4%
    Median age 34.0 X
  
  HOUSEHOLDS
       
    Families 3,172 100.0%
    With own children under 18 1,767 55.7%
    Population per household 2.98 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 3,112 100.0% All housing units 4,101 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 2,880 92.5% All occupied units 3,834 93.5%
Owner occupied 2,130 74.0% Owner occupied 2,690 70.2%
Renter occupied 750 26.0% Renter occupied 1,144 29.8%
Vacant 161 5.2% Vacant 267 6.5%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 12,442 X Median value dollars 17,700 X
Median gross rent dollars 50 X Median gross rent dollars 103 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,915 X Families median income dollars 7,625 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 5,645 100.0% Population 25 years and over 6,885 100.0%
High school 4 years 1,865 33.0% High school 4 years 2,027 29.4%
College 4 years or more 775 13.7% College 4 years or more 1,132 16.4%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 4,560 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 3,291 72.2%
Railroad, subway or elevated 4 0.1%
Bus or streetcar 527 11.6%
Walked to work 347 7.6%
Other means 117 2.6%
Worked at home 109 2.4%
Not reported 165 3.6%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 3,397 100.0% Employed 4,623 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 603 17.8% Professional, technical, and kindred 879 19.0%
Farmers and farm managers 10 0.3% Farmers and farm managers 8 0.2%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 480 14.1% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 609 13.2%
Clerical and kindred 620 18.3% Clerical and kindred 857 18.5%
Sales 425 12.5% Sales 558 12.1%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 496 14.6% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 590 12.8%
Operatives and kindred 287 8.4% Operatives and kindred 275 5.9%
Private household workers 55 1.6% Private household workers 108 2.3%
Service workers, except private household 234 6.9% Service workers, except private household 370 8.0%
Farm laborers 11 0.3% Farm laborers and farm foremen 21 0.5%
Laborers, except farm and mine 136 4.0% Laborers, except farm and mine 155 3.4%
Occupation not reported 40 1.2% Occupation not reported 193 4.2%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 573 12.4%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 5,790
1930 Total population 4,650
1920 Total population 2,475
1910 Total population 1,531
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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