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Decennial Census data
      1870-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 13,848 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 20,460 100.0%
In households 12,972 93.7% In households 19,535 95.5%
In group quarters 925 4.5%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 12,044 87.0% White 20,268 99.1%
Foreign-born white 1,675 12.1%
Negro 55 0.4% Negro 51 0.2%
Other races 74 0.5% Other races 9 0.0%
Indians 0 0.0% Indian 16 0.1%
Japanese 1 0.0% Japanese 34 0.2%
Chinese 58 0.4% Chinese 50 0.2%
Filipino 32 0.2%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 209 1.5%    
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 18,607 90.9%
    Foreign born 1,853 9.1%
  
SEX SEX
Male 6,529 47.1% Male 9,630 47.1%
Female 7,319 52.9% Female 10,830 52.9%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,339 9.7% Under 5 years 1,954 9.6%
5 to 17 years 2,061 14.9% 5 to 17 years 4,353 21.3%
18 to 64 years 9,122 65.9% 18 to 64 years 12,135 59.3%
65 years and over 1,326 9.6% 65 years and over 2,018 9.9%
Median age 34.7 X Median age 33.0 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 4,471 100.0%    
    Families 5,458 100.0%
    With own children under 18 3,012 55.2%
Persons per household 2.90 X Population per household 2.83 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 4,679 100.0% All housing units 7,501 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 4,469 95.5% All occupied units 6,898 92.0%
Owner occupied 2,614 58.5% Owner occupied 3,927 56.9%
Renter occupied 1,855 41.5% Renter occupied 2,971 43.1%
Vacant 194 4.1% Vacant 603 8.0%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 12,644 X Median value dollars 20,800 X
Median gross rent dollars 53 X Median gross rent dollars 92 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 4,519 X Families median income dollars 7,715 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 8,980 100.0% Population 25 years and over 12,201 100.0%
High school 4 years 3,205 35.7% High school 4 years 3,878 31.8%
College 4 years or more 1,125 12.5% College 4 years or more 1,907 15.6%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 8,523 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 6,124 71.9%
Railroad, subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 460 5.4%
Walked to work 933 10.9%
Other means 199 2.3%
Worked at home 344 4.0%
Not reported 463 5.4%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 5,648 100.0% Employed 8,389 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 811 14.4% Professional, technical, and kindred 1,204 14.4%
Farmers and farm managers 11 0.2% Farmers and farm managers 45 0.5%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 802 14.2% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,171 14.0%
Clerical and kindred 1,040 18.4% Clerical and kindred 1,450 17.3%
Sales 527 9.3% Sales 872 10.4%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 891 15.8% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,042 12.4%
Operatives and kindred 504 8.9% Operatives and kindred 753 9.0%
Private household workers 139 2.5% Private household workers 253 3.0%
Service workers, except private household 561 9.9% Service workers, except private household 728 8.7%
Farm laborers 12 0.2% Farm laborers and farm foremen 35 0.4%
Laborers, except farm and mine 309 5.5% Laborers, except farm and mine 316 3.8%
Occupation not reported 41 0.7% Occupation not reported 520 6.2%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 1,232 14.7%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 8,573
1930 Total population 8,022
1920 Total population 5,512
1910 Total population 5,934
1900 Total population 3,879
1890 Total population 3,290
1880 Total population 2,276
1870 Total population 841
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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