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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 21,461 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 19,850 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 25,158 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 20,238 94.3% White 13,512 68.1% White 12,453 49.5%
Negro 542 2.5% Black 3,120 15.7% Black 5,368 21.3%
Indian 136 0.6% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 340 1.7% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 328 1.3%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 1,071 5.4% Asian or Pacific Islander 4,323 17.2%
Asian 4,100 16.3%
Japanese 96 0.4% Japanese 191 1.0% Japanese 165 0.7%
Chinese 111 0.5% Chinese 60 0.3% Chinese 486 1.9%
Filipino 144 0.7% Filipino 355 1.8% Filipino 1,546 6.1%
Korean 0 0.0% Korean 125 0.5%
Asian Indian 20 0.1% Asian Indian 361 1.4%
Vietnamese 128 0.6% Vietnamese 131 0.5%
Cambodian 4 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 1,080 4.3%
Thai 21 0.1%
Other Asian 181 0.7%
Pacific Islander 223 0.9%
Polynesian 185 0.7%
Hawaiian 193 1.0% Hawaiian 22 0.1%
Samoan 26 0.1% Samoan 154 0.6%
Tongan 9 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 27 0.1% Micronesian -- Guamanian 12 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 26 0.1%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 71 0.4% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 194 0.9% Race, n.e.c. 1,807 9.1% Other Race 2,686 10.7%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 2,110 9.8% SPANISH ORIGIN 3,398 17.1% TOTAL HISPANIC 6,434 25.6%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 10,496 48.9% Male   Male 12,208 48.5%
Female 10,965 51.1% Female   Female 12,950 51.5%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 2,294 10.7% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 2,511 10.0%
5 to 19 years 5,344 24.9% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 5,151 20.5%
20 to 64 years 12,019 56.0% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 14,838 59.0%
65 years and over 1,804 8.4% 65 years and over   65 years and over 2,658 10.6%
Median age 26.5 X Median age 28.8 X Median age 29.8 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 7,546 100.0% Total households 7,948 100.0% Households 8,810 100.0%
Families 5,826 77.2% Families 5,037 63.4% Total families 6,015 68.3%
With own children under 18 years 3,043 40.3% With own children under 18 years 2,681 33.7% With own children under 18 years 3,554 40.3%
Persons per household 2.79 X Persons per household 2.44 X Persons per household 2.81 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 3.41 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 8,134 X Median household income 12,915 X Median household income 25,479 X
Median family income 15,507 X Median family income 28,567 X
Income of persons 3,102 X Per capita income 6,155 X Per capita income 10,505 X
Less than poverty level 13.0% Below poverty level 18.4% Below poverty level 18.6%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.5 X Mean minutes traveled to work 28.9 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes  
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 7,412 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 9,846 100.0%
Private vehicle 6,079 82.0% Car, truck, or van 8,103 82.3%
Drive alone car 4,006 54.0% Drove alone 5,624 57.1%
Drive alone truck or van 694 9.4%
Carpool car 1,171 15.8% Carpooled 2,479 25.2%
Carpool truck or van 208 2.8%  
Public transportation 719 9.7% Public transportation 1,083 11.0%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 490 5.0%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 541 5.5%
Railroad   Railroad 37 0.4%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 15 0.2%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 24 0.2%
Bicycle   Bicycle 53 0.5%
Walked only 271 3.7% Walked 273 2.8%
Other means 197 2.7% Other means 189 1.9%
Worked at home 146 2.0% Working at home 121 1.2%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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



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