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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 68,698 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 63,952 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 68,223 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 66,642 97.0% White 55,938 87.5% White 50,534 74.1%
Negro 84 0.1% Black 907 1.4% Black 3,966 5.8%
Indian 245 0.4% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 375 0.6% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 498 0.7%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 4,323 6.8% Asian or Pacific Islander 9,405 13.8%
Asian 8,880 13.0%
Japanese 473 0.7% Japanese 465 0.7% Japanese 559 0.8%
Chinese 464 0.7% Chinese 1,503 2.4% Chinese 4,053 5.9%
Filipino 330 0.5% Filipino 1,575 2.5% Filipino 2,899 4.2%
Korean 137 0.2% Korean 276 0.4%
Asian Indian 167 0.3% Asian Indian 338 0.5%
Vietnamese 75 0.1% Vietnamese 568 0.8%
Cambodian 39 0.1%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 18 0.0%
Other Asian 130 0.2%
Pacific Islander 525 0.8%
Polynesian 262 0.4%
Hawaiian 128 0.2% Hawaiian 167 0.2%
Samoan 45 0.1% Samoan 67 0.1%
Tongan 28 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 204 0.3% Micronesian -- Guamanian 221 0.3%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 42 0.1%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 24 0.0% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 460 0.7% Race, n.e.c. 2,409 3.8% Other Race 3,820 5.6%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 7,202 10.5% SPANISH ORIGIN 8,307 13.0% TOTAL HISPANIC 9,896 14.5%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 32,949 48.0% Male 30,056 47.0% Male 32,658 47.9%
Female 35,749 52.0% Female 33,896 53.0% Female 35,565 52.1%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 3,957 5.8% Under 5 years 2,832 4.4% Under 5 years 3,948 5.8%
5 to 19 years 17,849 26.0% 5 to 19 years 11,115 17.4% 5 to 17 years 8,961 13.1%
20 to 64 years 39,979 58.2% 20 to 64 years 39,229 61.3% 18 to 64 years 42,301 62.0%
65 years and over 6,913 10.1% 65 years and over 10,776 16.9% 65 years and over 13,013 19.1%
Median age 35.3 X Median age 39.8 X Median age 38.1 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 24,018 100.0% Total households 27,340 100.0% Households 29,099 100.0%
Families 19,461 81.0% Families 18,431 67.4% Total families 18,253 62.7%
With own children under 18 years 9,138 38.0% With own children under 18 years 6,652 24.3% With own children under 18 years 6,655 22.9%
Persons per household 2.85 X Persons per household 2.33 X Persons per household 2.33 X
Persons per family 2.86 X Persons per family 2.95 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 10,537 X Median household income 19,386 X Median household income 35,681 X
Median family income 23,250 X Median family income 43,260 X
Income of persons 4,118 X Per capita income 9,453 X Per capita income 17,563 X
Less than poverty level 6.0% Below poverty level 4.8% Below poverty level 4.9%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.6 X Mean minutes traveled to work 23.6 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes 57.4 X
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 30,412 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 33,566 100.0%
Private vehicle 26,015 85.5% Car, truck, or van 28,570 85.1%
Drive alone car 18,105 59.5% Drove alone 24,628 73.4%
Drive alone truck or van 3,263 10.7%
Carpool car 3,925 12.9% Carpooled 3,942 11.7%
Carpool truck or van 722 2.4%  
Public transportation 2,562 8.4% Public transportation 3,093 9.2%
Bus or streetcar 1,543 5.1% Bus or trolley bus 985 2.9%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train 982 3.2% Subway or elevated 2,008 6.0%
Railroad 37 0.1% Railroad 90 0.3%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab 0 0.0% Taxicab 10 0.0%
Motorcycle 201 0.7% Motorcycle 201 0.6%
Bicycle 234 0.8% Bicycle 177 0.5%
Walked only 787 2.6% Walked 814 2.4%
Other means 266 0.9% Other means 268 0.8%
Worked at home 347 1.1% Working at home 443 1.3%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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