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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 36,254 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 35,417 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 38,961 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 34,784 95.9% White 29,705 83.9% White 27,990 71.8%
Negro 142 0.4% Black 904 2.6% Black 1,450 3.7%
Indian 67 0.2% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 206 0.6% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 397 1.0%
Eskimo 7 0.0% Eskimo 29 0.1%
Aleut 13 0.0% Aleut 35 0.1%
Asian and Pacific Islander 3,269 9.2% Asian or Pacific Islander 7,011 18.0%
Asian 5,719 14.7%
Japanese 185 0.5% Japanese 645 1.8% Japanese 631 1.6%
Chinese 210 0.6% Chinese 741 2.1% Chinese 1,630 4.2%
Filipino 334 0.9% Filipino 732 2.1% Filipino 2,373 6.1%
Korean 170 0.5% Korean 464 1.2%
Asian Indian 412 1.2% Asian Indian 490 1.3%
Vietnamese 7 0.0% Vietnamese 51 0.1%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 18 0.0%
Other Asian 62 0.2%
Pacific Islander 1,292 3.3%
Polynesian 636 1.6%
Hawaiian 91 0.3% Hawaiian 116 0.3%
Samoan 103 0.3% Samoan 261 0.7%
Tongan 251 0.6%
Other Polynesian 8 0.0%
Guamanian 8 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 59 0.2%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 561 1.4%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 360 1.0% Pacific Islander Not Specified 36 0.1%
All other 532 1.5% Race, n.e.c. 1,333 3.8% Other Race 2,113 5.4%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 3,170 8.7% SPANISH ORIGIN 5,011 14.1% TOTAL HISPANIC 7,008 18.0%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 17,758 49.0% Male   Male 19,770 50.7%
Female 18,496 51.0% Female   Female 19,191 49.3%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 3,317 9.1% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 2,565 6.6%
5 to 19 years 10,684 29.5% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 5,871 15.1%
20 to 64 years 20,320 56.0% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 26,481 68.0%
65 years and over 1,933 5.3% 65 years and over   65 years and over 4,044 10.4%
Median age 27.6 X Median age 31.1 X Median age 33.4 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 11,153 100.0% Total households 13,757 100.0% Households 14,660 100.0%
Families 9,659 86.6% Families 9,477 68.9% Total families 9,629 65.7%
With own children under 18 years 5,859 52.5% With own children under 18 years 4,633 33.7% With own children under 18 years 4,398 30.0%
Persons per household 3.24 X Persons per household 2.57 X Persons per household 2.58 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 3.21 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 11,751 X Median household income 22,671 X Median household income 42,019 X
Median family income 25,785 X Median family income 48,112 X
Income of persons 3,911 X Per capita income 9,655 X Per capita income 18,289 X
Less than poverty level 4.6% Below poverty level 5.0% Below poverty level 4.6%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.6 X Mean minutes traveled to work 22.2 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 19,303 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 20,757 100.0%
Private vehicle 16,888 87.5% Car, truck, or van 18,331 88.3%
Drive alone car 11,830 61.3% Drove alone 15,519 74.8%
Drive alone truck or van 1,775 9.2%
Carpool car 2,927 15.2% Carpooled 2,812 13.5%
Carpool truck or van 356 1.8%  
Public transportation 1,404 7.3% Public transportation 1,288 6.2%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 493 2.4%
  Streetcar or trolley car 17 0.1%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 445 2.1%
Railroad   Railroad 318 1.5%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 15 0.1%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 128 0.6%
Bicycle   Bicycle 121 0.6%
Walked only 496 2.6% Walked 365 1.8%
Other means 405 2.1% Other means 113 0.5%
Worked at home 110 0.6% Working at home 411 2.0%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

Decennial Census data
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