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Decennial Census data
      1920-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 12,478 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 29,063 100.0%
In households 12,367 99.1% In households 28,930 99.5%
In group quarters 133 0.5%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 11,330 90.8% White 28,921 99.5%
Foreign-born white 1,095 8.8%
Negro 28 0.2% Negro 6 0.0%
Other races 25 0.2% Other races 11 0.0%
    Indian 10 0.0%
    Japanese 13 0.0%
    Chinese 35 0.1%
Filipino 67 0.2%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 381 3.1% WHITE, SPANISH SURNAME 1,500 5.2%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 26,654 91.7%
    Foreign born 2,409 8.3%
  
SEX SEX
Male 6,245 50.0% Male 14,308 49.2%
Female 6,233 50.0% Female 14,683 50.5%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,627 13.0% Under 5 years 3,903 13.4%
5 to 17 years 2,396 19.2% 5 to 17 years 7,280 25.0%
18 to 64 years 7,826 62.7% 18 to 64 years 16,435 56.5%
65 years and over 629 5.0% 65 years and over 1,445 5.0%
Median age 30.9 X Median age 28.8 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 3,829 100.0%    
    Families 7,832 100.0%
    With own children under 18 5,074 64.8%
Persons per household 3.23 X Population per household 3.38 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 3,999 100.0% All housing units 8,815 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 3,844 96.1% All occupied units 8,570 97.2%
Owner occupied 2,939 76.5% Owner occupied 6,803 79.4%
Renter occupied 905 23.5% Renter occupied 1,767 20.6%
Vacant 146 3.7% Vacant 245 2.8%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 11,125 X Median value dollars 18,000 X
Median gross rent dollars 51 X Median gross rent dollars 101 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 4,331 X Families median income dollars 7,963 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 7,400 100.0% Population 25 years and over 15,992 100.0%
High school 4 years 2,665 36.0% High school 4 years 5,729 35.8%
College 4 years or more 555 7.5% College 4 years or more 1,483 9.3%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 11,035 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 8,840 80.1%
Railroad, subway or elevated 471 4.3%
Bus or streetcar 634 5.7%
Walked to work 536 4.9%
Other means 186 1.7%
Worked at home 101 0.9%
Not reported 267 2.4%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 4,909 100.0% Employed 11,165 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 455 9.3% Professional, technical, and kindred 1,340 12.0%
Farmers and farm managers 13 0.3% Farmers and farm managers 3 0.0%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 498 10.1% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 935 8.4%
Clerical and kindred 849 17.3% Clerical and kindred 2,380 21.3%
Sales 459 9.4% Sales 1,247 11.2%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,212 24.7% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 2,227 19.9%
Operatives and kindred 679 13.8% Operatives and kindred 1,298 11.6%
Private household workers 34 0.7% Private household workers 134 1.2%
Service workers, except private household 349 7.1% Service workers, except private household 889 8.0%
Farm laborers 22 0.4% Farm laborers and farm foremen 35 0.3%
Laborers, except farm and mine 306 6.2% Laborers, except farm and mine 372 3.3%
Occupation not reported 33 0.7% Occupation not reported 305 2.7%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 786 7.0%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 6,519
1930 Total population 3,610
1920 Total population 1,562
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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