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      1870-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 27,542 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 65,962 100.0%
In households 27,305 99.1% In households 65,748 99.7%
In group quarters 214 0.3%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 24,593 89.3% White 65,489 99.3%
Foreign-born white 2,855 10.4%
Negro 20 0.1% Negro 17 0.0%
Other races 74 0.3% Other races 66 0.1%
Indians 3 0.0% Indian 40 0.1%
Japanese 44 0.2% Japanese 216 0.3%
Chinese 25 0.1% Chinese 146 0.2%
Filipino 88 0.1%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 1,783 6.5% WHITE, SPANISH SURNAME 6,036 9.2%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 61,233 92.8%
    Foreign born 4,729 7.2%
  
SEX SEX
Male 13,371 48.5% Male 32,356 49.1%
Female 14,171 51.5% Female 33,606 50.9%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 3,084 11.2% Under 5 years 6,645 10.1%
5 to 17 years 5,261 19.1% 5 to 17 years 17,610 26.7%
18 to 64 years 17,160 62.3% 18 to 64 years 37,397 56.7%
65 years and over 2,037 7.4% 65 years and over 4,310 6.5%
Median age 32.6 X Median age 31.4 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 8,471 100.0%    
    Families 18,059 100.0%
    With own children under 18 11,024 61.0%
Persons per household 3.22 X Population per household 3.28 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 8,642 100.0% All housing units 20,517 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 8,478 98.1% All occupied units 20,069 97.8%
Owner occupied 6,486 76.5% Owner occupied 15,467 77.1%
Renter occupied 1,992 23.5% Renter occupied 4,602 22.9%
Vacant 162 1.9% Vacant 448 2.2%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 11,698 X Median value dollars 15,300 X
Median gross rent dollars 54 X Median gross rent dollars 93 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 4,230 X Families median income dollars 7,330 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 16,820 100.0% Population 25 years and over 37,797 100.0%
High school 4 years 5,625 33.4% High school 4 years 13,421 35.5%
College 4 years or more 1,180 7.0% College 4 years or more 2,331 6.2%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 25,068 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 20,942 83.5%
Railroad, subway or elevated 4 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 1,244 5.0%
Walked to work 1,200 4.8%
Other means 468 1.9%
Worked at home 454 1.8%
Not reported 756 3.0%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 10,252 100.0% Employed 25,237 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 1,081 10.5% Professional, technical, and kindred 2,473 9.8%
Farmers and farm managers 33 0.3% Farmers and farm managers 37 0.1%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,370 13.4% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 2,335 9.3%
Clerical and kindred 1,742 17.0% Clerical and kindred 4,645 18.4%
Sales 1,044 10.2% Sales 2,160 8.6%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 2,076 20.2% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 4,848 19.2%
Operatives and kindred 1,661 16.2% Operatives and kindred 4,685 18.6%
Private household workers 66 0.6% Private household workers 294 1.2%
Service workers, except private household 635 6.2% Service workers, except private household 1,621 6.4%
Farm laborers 46 0.4% Farm laborers and farm foremen 107 0.4%
Laborers, except farm and mine 431 4.2% Laborers, except farm and mine 1,034 4.1%
Occupation not reported 67 0.7% Occupation not reported 998 4.0%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 2,060 8.2%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 14,601
1930 Total population 11,455
1920 Total population 5,703
1910 Total population 3,471
1900 Total population 2,253
1880 Total population 1,369
1870 Total population 426
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

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