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Decennial Census data
      1880-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 87,717 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 87,746 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 93,613 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 83,725 95.4% White 73,048 83.2% White 69,330 74.1%
Negro 687 0.8% Black 1,617 1.8% Black 2,316 2.5%
Indian 413 0.5% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 623 0.7% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 448 0.5%
Eskimo 18 0.0% Eskimo 8 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 32 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 7,882 9.0% Asian or Pacific Islander 17,390 18.6%
Asian 17,057 18.2%
Japanese 971 1.1% Japanese 1,264 1.4% Japanese 1,682 1.8%
Chinese 479 0.5% Chinese 1,260 1.4% Chinese 2,913 3.1%
Filipino 766 0.9% Filipino 2,499 2.8% Filipino 4,533 4.8%
Korean 835 1.0% Korean 1,708 1.8%
Asian Indian 578 0.7% Asian Indian 2,249 2.4%
Vietnamese 1,131 1.3% Vietnamese 3,481 3.7%
Cambodian 7 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 62 0.1%
Thai 83 0.1%
Other Asian 339 0.4%
Pacific Islander 333 0.4%
Polynesian 206 0.2%
Hawaiian 123 0.1% Hawaiian 118 0.1%
Samoan 42 0.0% Samoan 25 0.0%
Tongan 34 0.0%
Other Polynesian 8 0.0%
Guamanian 68 0.1% Micronesian -- Guamanian 122 0.1%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 5 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 82 0.1% Pacific Islander Not Specified 21 0.0%
All other 676 0.8% Race, n.e.c. 4,576 5.2% Other Race 4,129 4.4%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 10,198 11.6% SPANISH ORIGIN 12,858 14.7% TOTAL HISPANIC 13,589 14.5%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 43,135 49.2% Male 43,113 49.1% Male 47,564 50.8%
Female 44,582 50.8% Female 44,633 50.9% Female 46,049 49.2%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 7,610 8.7% Under 5 years 4,688 5.3% Under 5 years 5,800 6.2%
5 to 19 years 27,346 31.2% 5 to 19 years 18,663 21.3% 5 to 17 years 11,764 12.6%
20 to 64 years 48,182 54.9% 20 to 64 years 57,296 65.3% 18 to 64 years 66,771 71.3%
65 years and over 4,579 5.2% 65 years and over 7,099 8.1% 65 years and over 9,278 9.9%
Median age 25.1 X Median age 29.6 X Median age 32.4 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 26,566 100.0% Total households 34,090 100.0% Households 36,548 100.0%
Families 21,562 81.2% Families 21,685 63.6% Total families 22,418 61.3%
With own children under 18 years 13,406 50.5% With own children under 18 years 10,122 29.7% With own children under 18 years 9,347 25.6%
Persons per household 3.18 X Persons per household 2.49 X Persons per household 2.49 X
Persons per family 3.12 X Persons per family 3.05 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 9,881 X Median household income 21,717 X Median household income 44,707 X
Median family income 25,487 X Median family income 49,460 X
Income of persons 3,572 X Per capita income 9,356 X Per capita income 19,676 X
Less than poverty level 6.5% Below poverty level 5.8% Below poverty level 6.0%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.8 X Mean minutes traveled to work 19.1 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes 60.4 X
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 48,283 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 53,687 100.0%
Private vehicle 43,270 89.6% Car, truck, or van 48,457 90.3%
Drive alone car 31,400 65.0% Drove alone 42,845 79.8%
Drive alone truck or van 4,533 9.4%
Carpool car 6,518 13.5% Carpooled 5,612 10.5%
Carpool truck or van 819 1.7%  
Public transportation 1,358 2.8% Public transportation 1,313 2.4%
Bus or streetcar 1,057 2.2% Bus or trolley bus 983 1.8%
  Streetcar or trolley car 25 0.0%
Subway or elevated train 16 0.0% Subway or elevated 31 0.1%
Railroad 265 0.5% Railroad 227 0.4%
  Ferryboat 14 0.0%
Taxicab 20 0.0% Taxicab 33 0.1%
Motorcycle 527 1.1% Motorcycle 343 0.6%
Bicycle 876 1.8% Bicycle 680 1.3%
Walked only 1,499 3.1% Walked 1,735 3.2%
Other means 219 0.5% Other means 210 0.4%
Worked at home 534 1.1% Working at home 949 1.8%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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