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Decennial Census data
      1880-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 78,991 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 77,561 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 85,486 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 71,661 90.7% White 65,737 84.8% White 67,242 78.7%
Negro 2,862 3.6% Black 2,782 3.6% Black 2,899 3.4%
Indian 140 0.2% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 378 0.5% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 350 0.4%
Eskimo 5 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 6,614 8.5% Asian or Pacific Islander 11,305 13.2%
Asian 10,514 12.3%
Japanese 2,281 2.9% Japanese 2,024 2.6% Japanese 2,715 3.2%
Chinese 1,143 1.4% Chinese 1,846 2.4% Chinese 4,018 4.7%
Filipino 310 0.4% Filipino 1,072 1.4% Filipino 2,282 2.7%
Korean 293 0.4% Korean 446 0.5%
Asian Indian 264 0.3% Asian Indian 472 0.6%
Vietnamese 48 0.1% Vietnamese 309 0.4%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 16 0.0%
Thai 87 0.1%
Other Asian 169 0.2%
Pacific Islander 791 0.9%
Polynesian 556 0.7%
Hawaiian 194 0.3% Hawaiian 181 0.2%
Samoan 73 0.1% Samoan 6 0.0%
Tongan 197 0.2%
Other Polynesian 64 0.1%
Guamanian 30 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 13 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 5 0.0%
Melanesian 217 0.3%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 770 1.0% Pacific Islander Not Specified 108 0.1%
All other 594 0.8% Race, n.e.c. 2,050 2.6% Other Race 3,690 4.3%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 3,307 4.2% SPANISH ORIGIN 7,172 9.2% TOTAL HISPANIC 13,071 15.3%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 37,605 47.6% Male 36,838 47.5% Male 41,847 49.0%
Female 41,386 52.4% Female 40,723 52.5% Female 43,639 51.0%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 5,399 6.8% Under 5 years 3,725 4.8% Under 5 years 4,855 5.7%
5 to 19 years 19,571 24.8% 5 to 19 years 14,145 18.2% 5 to 17 years 10,955 12.8%
20 to 64 years 45,610 57.7% 20 to 64 years 48,376 62.4% 18 to 64 years 55,850 65.3%
65 years and over 8,411 10.6% 65 years and over 11,315 14.6% 65 years and over 13,826 16.2%
Median age 32.8 X Median age 35.5 X Median age 36.6 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 28,678 100.0% Total households 32,887 100.0% Households 35,496 100.0%
Families 21,512 75.0% Families 20,946 63.7% Total families 21,705 61.1%
With own children under 18 years 10,577 36.9% With own children under 18 years 8,457 25.7% With own children under 18 years 8,686 24.5%
Persons per household 2.74 X Persons per household 2.34 X Persons per household 2.36 X
Persons per family 2.93 X Persons per family 2.97 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 10,942 X Median household income 22,196 X Median household income 42,894 X
Median family income 26,850 X Median family income 51,502 X
Income of persons 4,754 X Per capita income 11,074 X Per capita income 22,746 X
Less than poverty level 6.2% Below poverty level 5.8% Below poverty level 6.1%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.2 X Mean minutes traveled to work 22.3 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes 58.7 X
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 41,093 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 47,192 100.0%
Private vehicle 35,413 86.2% Car, truck, or van 40,787 86.4%
Drive alone car 26,371 64.2% Drove alone 35,586 75.4%
Drive alone truck or van 3,172 7.7%
Carpool car 5,082 12.4% Carpooled 5,201 11.0%
Carpool truck or van 788 1.9%  
Public transportation 2,732 6.6% Public transportation 3,139 6.7%
Bus or streetcar 1,405 3.4% Bus or trolley bus 1,749 3.7%
  Streetcar or trolley car 7 0.0%
Subway or elevated train 18 0.0% Subway or elevated 55 0.1%
Railroad 1,273 3.1% Railroad 1,302 2.8%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab 36 0.1% Taxicab 26 0.1%
Motorcycle 288 0.7% Motorcycle 174 0.4%
Bicycle 289 0.7% Bicycle 297 0.6%
Walked only 1,498 3.6% Walked 1,487 3.2%
Other means 225 0.5% Other means 233 0.5%
Worked at home 648 1.6% Working at home 1,075 2.3%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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