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Decennial Census data
      1870-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 894,943 100.0%   945,942 100.0%   925,300 100.0%
In households 884,079 98.8%   932,620 98.6%      
In group quarters 10,864 1.2%   13,322 1.4%      
   
RACE  
White 425,017 47.5%   404,437 42.8%      
Black or African American 31,349 3.5%   30,242 3.2%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 6,865 0.8%   8,297 0.9%      
Asian 240,375 26.9%   303,138 32.0%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 3,584 0.4%   4,017 0.4%      
Some other race 142,691 15.9%   148,749 15.7%      
Two or more races 45,062 5.0%   47,062 5.0%      
   
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE  
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 269,989 30.2%   313,636 33.2%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 624,954 69.8%   632,306 66.8%      
White 322,534 36.0%   271,382 28.7%      
Black or African American 29,494 3.3%   27,508 2.9%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 2,959 0.3%   2,255 0.2%      
Asian 238,378 26.6%   300,022 31.7%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 3,093 0.3%   3,492 0.4%      
Some other race 1,699 0.2%   1,820 0.2%      
Two or more races 26,796 3.0%   25,827 2.7%      
   
SEX  
Male 454,798 50.8%   475,668 50.3%      
Female 440,145 49.2%   470,274 49.7%      
   
AGE  
Under 5 years 68,243 7.6%   68,610 7.3%      
5 to 17 years 167,881 18.8%   166,068 17.6%      
18 to 64 years 584,959 65.4%   616,022 65.1%      
65 years and over 73,860 8.2%   95,242 10.1%      
Median age 32.6 X   35.2 X      
   
HOUSEHOLDS  
Total households 276,598 100.0%   301,366 100.0%      
Family households 203,681 73.6%   219,509 72.8%      
Families with children under 18 105,935 38.3%   108,946 36.2%      
Average household size 3.20 X   3.09 X      
Average family size 3.62 X   3.54 X      
   
HOUSING OCCUPANCY  
Total housing units 281,841 100.0%   314,038 100.0%   313,944 100.0%
Occupied housing units 276,598 98.1%   301,366 96.0%   300,111 95.6%
Owner-occupied housing units 170,950 61.8%   175,216 58.5%   180,566 60.2%
Renter-occupied housing units 105,648 38.2%   125,150 41.5%   119,545 39.8%
Vacant housing units 5,243 1.9%   12,672 4.0%   13,833 4.4%
1 unit, detached housing 161,962 57.5%   173,725 55.3%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 394,000 X         633,800 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,123 X         1,339 X
   
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS  
Native 564,132 63.1%         567,967 61.4%
Foreign born 329,757 36.9%         357,333 38.6%
Naturalized citizen 140,542 15.7%         183,707 19.9%
Not a citizen 189,215 21.2%         173,626 18.8%
   
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999    
Median household income (dollars) 70,243 X         79,405 X
Median family income (dollars) 74,813 X         87,754 X
Per capita income (dollars) 26,697 X         33,233 X
Individuals in poverty 77,893 8.8%         98,795 10.8%
   
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT  
Population 25 and over 570,755 100.0%         604,967 100.0%
High school graduate 103,529 18.1%           19.4%
Bachelor's degree 118,948 20.8%           23.0%
Graduate or professional degree 61,174 10.7%           13.5%
   
COMMUTING TO WORK  
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.8 X         25.2 X
   
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER  
Total 427,984 100.0%         434,371 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 387,105 90.4%         384,601 88.5%
Drove alone 326,928 76.4%         336,883 77.6%
Carpooled 60,177 14.1%         47,718 11.0%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 17,482 4.1%         15,299 3.5%
Bus or trolley bus 14,072 3.3%         10,932 2.5%
Streetcar or trolley car 1,317 0.3%         1,125 0.3%
Subway or elevated 296 0.1%         775 0.2%
Railroad 1,613 0.4%         2,467 0.6%
Ferryboat 37 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 147 0.0%         48 0.0%
Motorcycle 1,027 0.2%         1,024 0.2%
Bicycle 2,638 0.6%         3,308 0.8%
Walked 6,170 1.4%         8,053 1.9%
Other means 2,913 0.7%         5,717 1.3%
Worked at home 10,649 2.5%         16,321 3.8%
     
DETAILED PLACE TO PLACE COMMUTING (in Excel)    
       
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION      
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 436,890 100.0%         446,962 100.0%
Management, professional and related 178,366 40.8%         188,516 42.2%
Service 53,782 12.3%         72,832 16.3%
Sales and office 106,472 24.4%         102,901 23.0%
Farming, fishing & forestry 1,383 0.3%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 34,560 7.9%         36,851 8.2%
Production, transportation, and material moving 62,327 14.3%         45,862 10.3%
   
CLASS OF WORKER      
Self-employed workers 23,697 5.4%         28,804 6.4%
 
 
                Source: Census 2000 SF1, SF3, DP1-DP4, CTPP, Census 2010 DP-1, American Community Survey 2006-2010
 
                      * Go to tables in American Factfinder to view information on methodology and margins of error
 

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