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

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 38,977 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 44,690 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 48,404 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 37,994 97.5% White 41,464 92.8% White 40,563 83.8%
Negro 370 0.9% Black 1,022 2.3% Black 1,491 3.1%
Indian 74 0.2% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 196 0.4% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 135 0.3%
Eskimo 6 0.0% Eskimo 12 0.0%
Aleut 10 0.0% Aleut 13 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 1,266 2.8% Asian or Pacific Islander 2,562 5.3%
Asian 2,524 5.2%
Japanese 166 0.4% Japanese 292 0.7% Japanese 360 0.7%
Chinese 185 0.5% Chinese 460 1.0% Chinese 937 1.9%
Filipino 68 0.2% Filipino 104 0.2% Filipino 217 0.4%
Korean 12 0.0% Korean 141 0.3%
Asian Indian 65 0.1% Asian Indian 224 0.5%
Vietnamese 207 0.5% Vietnamese 442 0.9%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 85 0.2%
Thai 57 0.1%
Other Asian 61 0.1%
Pacific Islander 38 0.1%
Polynesian 32 0.1%
Hawaiian 32 0.1% Hawaiian 32 0.1%
Samoan 31 0.1% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 12 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 0 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 51 0.1% Pacific Islander Not Specified 6 0.0%
All other 120 0.3% Race, n.e.c. 742 1.7% Other Race 3,653 7.5%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 1,170 3.0% SPANISH ORIGIN 2,213 5.0% TOTAL HISPANIC 6,517 13.5%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 18,667 47.9% Male   Male 23,770 49.1%
Female 20,310 52.1% Female   Female 24,634 50.9%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 2,894 7.4% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 2,863 5.9%
5 to 19 years 10,145 26.0% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 5,614 11.6%
20 to 64 years 22,396 57.5% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 33,054 68.3%
65 years and over 3,542 9.1% 65 years and over   65 years and over 6,873 14.2%
Median age 30.5 X Median age 34.0 X Median age 37.4 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 13,662 100.0% Total households 18,757 100.0% Households 20,389 100.0%
Families 10,190 74.6% Families 11,164 59.5% Total families 12,003 58.9%
With own children under 18 years 5,454 39.9% With own children under 18 years 5,035 26.8% With own children under 18 years 4,770 23.4%
Persons per household 2.77 X Persons per household 2.32 X Persons per household 2.31 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 2.86 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 10,832 X Median household income 21,411 X Median household income 41,922 X
Median family income 28,814 X Median family income 53,778 X
Income of persons 4,914 X Per capita income 11,542 X Per capita income 24,230 X
Less than poverty level 6.7% Below poverty level 7.7% Below poverty level 7.9%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.2 X Mean minutes traveled to work 26.0 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 23,936 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 26,083 100.0%
Private vehicle 18,771 78.4% Car, truck, or van 20,394 78.2%
Drive alone car 13,355 55.8% Drove alone 17,120 65.6%
Drive alone truck or van 1,426 6.0%
Carpool car 3,487 14.6% Carpooled 3,274 12.6%
Carpool truck or van 503 2.1%  
Public transportation 2,823 11.8% Public transportation 2,993 11.5%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 2,372 9.1%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Railroad   Railroad 0 0.0%
  Ferryboat 607 2.3%
Taxicab   Taxicab 14 0.1%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 144 0.6%
Bicycle   Bicycle 165 0.6%
Walked only 979 4.1% Walked 948 3.6%
Other means 865 3.6% Other means 159 0.6%
Worked at home 498 2.1% Working at home 1,280 4.9%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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