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Decennial Census data
      1930-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 14,371 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 21,370 100.0%
In households 14,341 99.8% In households 21,320 99.8%
In group quarters 50 0.2%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 13,233 92.1% White 21,345 99.9%
Foreign-born white 1,117 7.8%
Negro 8 0.1% Negro 4 0.0%
Other races 13 0.1% Other races 2 0.0%
    Indian 2 0.0%
    Japanese 9 0.0%
    Chinese 6 0.0%
Filipino 2 0.0%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 322 2.2%    
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 19,612 91.8%
    Foreign born 1,758 8.2%
  
SEX SEX
Male 7,022 48.9% Male 10,278 48.1%
Female 7,349 51.1% Female 11,092 51.9%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,943 13.5% Under 5 years 1,739 8.1%
5 to 17 years 3,024 21.0% 5 to 17 years 5,501 25.7%
18 to 64 years 8,729 60.7% 18 to 64 years 12,559 58.8%
65 years and over 675 4.7% 65 years and over 1,571 7.4%
Median age 31.4 X Median age 35.4 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 4,303 100.0%    
    Families 6,046 100.0%
    With own children under 18 3,287 54.4%
Persons per household 3.33 X Population per household 3.13 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 4,443 100.0% All housing units 7,136 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 4,299 96.8% All occupied units 6,817 95.5%
Owner occupied 3,807 88.6% Owner occupied 5,445 79.9%
Renter occupied 492 11.4% Renter occupied 1,372 20.1%
Vacant 135 3.0% Vacant 319 4.5%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 13,918 X Median value dollars 20,800 X
Median gross rent dollars 87 X Median gross rent dollars 118 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 5,041 X Families median income dollars 9,195 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 8,745 100.0% Population 25 years and over 12,973 100.0%
High school 4 years 3,360 38.4% High school 4 years 4,633 35.7%
College 4 years or more 1,130 12.9% College 4 years or more 1,848 14.2%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 8,797 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 6,688 76.0%
Railroad, subway or elevated 845 9.6%
Bus or streetcar 464 5.3%
Walked to work 311 3.5%
Other means 153 1.7%
Worked at home 152 1.7%
Not reported 184 2.1%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 5,296 100.0% Employed 8,978 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 956 18.1% Professional, technical, and kindred 1,722 19.2%
Farmers and farm managers 12 0.2% Farmers and farm managers 12 0.1%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,076 20.3% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,234 13.7%
Clerical and kindred 899 17.0% Clerical and kindred 1,891 21.1%
Sales 666 12.6% Sales 1,131 12.6%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 840 15.9% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,212 13.5%
Operatives and kindred 376 7.1% Operatives and kindred 722 8.0%
Private household workers 90 1.7% Private household workers 105 1.2%
Service workers, except private household 228 4.3% Service workers, except private household 470 5.2%
Farm laborers 8 0.2% Farm laborers and farm foremen 8 0.1%
Laborers, except farm and mine 121 2.3% Laborers, except farm and mine 193 2.1%
Occupation not reported 24 0.5% Occupation not reported 278 3.1%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 913 10.2%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 3,520
1930 Total population 1,132
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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