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Decennial Census data
      1880-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 102,361 100.0%   116,468 100.0%   112,466 100.0%
In households 99,574 97.3%   113,272 97.3%      
In group quarters 2,787 2.7%   3,196 2.7%      
           
RACE          
White 56,903 55.6%   52,359 45.0%      
Black or African American 2,341 2.3%   3,154 2.7%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 542 0.5%   579 0.5%      
Asian 29,966 29.3%   43,889 37.7%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 437 0.4%   651 0.6%      
Some other race 7,102 6.9%   9,624 8.3%      
Two or more races 5,070 5.0%   6,212 5.3%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 16,364 16.0%   22,589 19.4%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 85,997 84.0%   93,879 80.6%      
White 49,392 48.3%   42,026 36.1%      
Black or African American 2,237 2.2%   2,929 2.5%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 275 0.3%   240 0.2%      
Asian 29,791 29.1%   43,531 37.4%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 416 0.4%   604 0.5%      
Some other race 275 0.3%   321 0.3%      
Two or more races 3,611 3.5%   4,228 3.6%      
           
SEX          
Male 52,086 50.9%   58,810 50.5%      
Female 50,275 49.1%   57,658 49.5%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 6,688 6.5%   9,092 7.8%      
5 to 17 years 13,707 13.4%   15,682 13.5%      
18 to 64 years 71,066 69.4%   80,015 68.7%      
65 years and over 10,900 10.7%   11,679 10.0%      
Median age 33.4 X   34.1 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 38,526 100.0%   43,021 100.0%      
Family households 24,100 62.6%   27,936 64.9%      
Families with children under 18 10,563 27.4%   13,386 31.1%      
Average household size 2.58 X   2.63 X      
Average family size 3.14 X   3.18 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 39,630 100.0%   45,147 100.0%   44,598 100.0%
Occupied housing units 38,526 97.2%   43,021 95.3%   42,323 94.9%
Owner-occupied housing units 17,763 46.1%   19,747 45.9%   19,363 45.8%
Renter-occupied housing units 20,763 53.9%   23,274 54.1%   22,960 54.2%
Vacant housing units 1,104 2.8%   2,126 4.7%   2,275 5.1%
1 unit, detached housing 17,633 44.5%   18,930 42.4%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 396,500 X         643,800 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,238 X         1,413 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 66,410 65.0%         68,157 60.6%
Foreign born 35,694 35.0%         44,309 39.4%
Naturalized citizen 13,057 12.8%         19,572 17.4%
Not a citizen 22,637 22.2%         24,737 22.0%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 69,466 X         85,294 X
Median family income (dollars) 77,189 X         101,908 X
Per capita income (dollars) 31,755 X         38,422 X
Individuals in poverty 7,786 7.8%         9,368 8.6%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 70,097 100.0%         76,703 100.0%
High school graduate 11,990 17.1%           16.2%
Bachelor's degree 18,076 25.8%           27.8%
Graduate or professional degree 11,612 16.6%           21.0%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.8 X         21.1 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 54,676 100.0%         55,251 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 49,076 89.8%         48,633 88.0%
Drove alone 42,835 78.3%         43,904 79.5%
Carpooled 6,241 11.4%         4,729 8.6%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 1,587 2.9%         1,800 3.3%
Bus or trolley bus 1,076 2.0%         1,152 2.1%
Streetcar or trolley car 25 0.0%         51 0.1%
Subway or elevated 82 0.1%         148 0.3%
Railroad 374 0.7%         449 0.8%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 30 0.1%         6 0.0%
Motorcycle 77 0.1%         169 0.3%
Bicycle 788 1.4%         659 1.2%
Walked 1,730 3.2%         1,599 2.9%
Other means 176 0.3%         396 0.7%
Worked at home 1,242 2.3%         1,989 3.6%
         
DETAILED PLACE TO PLACE COMMUTING (in Excel)        
           
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION          
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 55,528 100.0%         57,175 100.0%
Management, professional and related 28,498 51.3%         30,778 53.8%
Service 5,142 9.3%         7,755 13.6%
Sales and office 12,862 23.2%         11,696 20.5%
Farming, fishing & forestry 94 0.2%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 3,033 5.5%         3,274 5.7%
Production, transportation, and material moving 5,899 10.6%         3,672 6.4%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 2,612 4.7%         3,064 5.4%
 
 
                Source: Census 2000 SF1, SF3, DP1-DP4, CTPP, Census 2010 DP-1, American Community Survey 2006-2010
 
                      * Go to tables in American Factfinder to view information on methodology and margins of error
 

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