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

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 14,476 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 19,687 100.0%
In households 14,440 99.8% In households 19,616 99.6%
In group quarters 71 0.4%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 13,479 93.1% White 19,054 96.8%
Foreign-born white 645 4.5%
Negro 270 1.9% Negro 375 1.9%
Other races 82 0.6% Other races 25 0.1%
Indians 29 0.2% Indian 58 0.3%
Japanese 20 0.1% Japanese 78 0.4%
Chinese 31 0.2% Chinese 70 0.4%
Filipino 27 0.1%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 567 3.9%    
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 18,915 96.1%
    Foreign born 772 3.9%
  
SEX SEX
Male 7,410 51.2% Male 10,024 50.9%
Female 7,066 48.8% Female 9,663 49.1%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 2,123 14.7% Under 5 years 2,604 13.2%
5 to 17 years 3,376 23.3% 5 to 17 years 5,212 26.5%
18 to 64 years 8,386 57.9% 18 to 64 years 10,794 54.8%
65 years and over 591 4.1% 65 years and over 1,077 5.5%
Median age 26.3 X Median age 26.0 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 4,244 100.0%    
    Families 5,124 100.0%
    With own children under 18 3,219 62.8%
Persons per household 3.40 X Population per household 3.38 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 4,467 100.0% All housing units 6,068 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 4,262 95.4% All occupied units 5,811 95.8%
Owner occupied 2,711 63.6% Owner occupied 3,818 65.7%
Renter occupied 1,551 36.4% Renter occupied 1,993 34.3%
Vacant 198 4.4% Vacant 257 4.2%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 7,068 X Median value dollars 11,200 X
Median gross rent dollars 38 X Median gross rent dollars 72 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,454 X Families median income dollars 6,300 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 7,625 100.0% Population 25 years and over 10,036 100.0%
High school 4 years 1,730 22.7% High school 4 years 2,367 23.6%
College 4 years or more 180 2.4% College 4 years or more 265 2.6%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 6,359 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 5,522 86.8%
Railroad, subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 196 3.1%
Walked to work 227 3.6%
Other means 123 1.9%
Worked at home 103 1.6%
Not reported 188 3.0%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 4,457 100.0% Employed 6,510 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 247 5.5% Professional, technical, and kindred 370 5.7%
Farmers and farm managers 24 0.5% Farmers and farm managers 32 0.5%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 376 8.4% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 306 4.7%
Clerical and kindred 415 9.3% Clerical and kindred 808 12.4%
Sales 290 6.5% Sales 371 5.7%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,122 25.2% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,458 22.4%
Operatives and kindred 1,118 25.1% Operatives and kindred 1,902 29.2%
Private household workers 63 1.4% Private household workers 81 1.2%
Service workers, except private household 361 8.1% Service workers, except private household 505 7.8%
Farm laborers 17 0.4% Farm laborers and farm foremen 12 0.2%
Laborers, except farm and mine 385 8.6% Laborers, except farm and mine 463 7.1%
Occupation not reported 39 0.9% Occupation not reported 202 3.1%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 325 5.0%
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census

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



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