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Decennial Census data
      1860-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 147,595 100.0%   167,815 100.0%   162,647 100.0%
In households 143,789 97.4%   164,405 98.0%      
In group quarters 3,806 2.6%   3,410 2.0%      
           
RACE          
White 114,527 77.6%   119,158 71.0%      
Black or African American 3,177 2.2%   4,079 2.4%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 2,099 1.4%   2,808 1.7%      
Asian 5,675 3.8%   8,746 5.2%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 382 0.3%   810 0.5%      
Some other race 15,180 10.3%   23,723 14.1%      
Two or more races 6,555 4.4%   8,491 5.1%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 28,318 19.2%   47,970 28.6%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 119,277 80.8%   119,845 71.4%      
White 104,581 70.9%   100,126 59.7%      
Black or African American 3,023 2.0%   3,660 2.2%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,406 1.0%   1,511 0.9%      
Asian 5,542 3.8%   8,521 5.1%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 333 0.2%   750 0.4%      
Some other race 260 0.2%   356 0.2%      
Two or more races 4,132 2.8%   4,921 2.9%      
           
SEX          
Male 72,078 48.8%   81,846 48.8%      
Female 75,517 51.2%   85,969 51.2%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 9,606 6.5%   11,432 6.8%      
5 to 17 years 26,199 17.8%   27,785 16.6%      
18 to 64 years 91,214 61.8%   105,918 63.1%      
65 years and over 20,576 13.9%   22,680 13.5%      
Median age 36.2 X   36.7 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 56,036 100.0%   63,590 100.0%      
Family households 35,117 62.7%   39,231 61.7%      
Families with children under 18 17,339 30.9%   18,703 29.4%      
Average household size 2.57 X   2.59 X      
Average family size 3.14 X   3.18 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 57,578 100.0%   67,396 100.0%   66,913 100.0%
Occupied housing units 56,036 97.3%   63,590 94.4%   62,558 93.5%
Owner-occupied housing units 32,798 58.5%   34,427 54.1%   35,173 56.2%
Renter-occupied housing units 23,238 41.5%   29,163 45.9%   27,385 43.8%
Vacant housing units 1,542 2.7%   3,806 5.6%   4,355 6.5%
1 unit, detached housing 34,120 59.3%   40,169 60.0%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 245,000 X         468,600 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 862 X         1,141 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 123,517 83.7%         130,785 80.4%
Foreign born 24,015 16.3%         31,862 19.6%
Naturalized citizen 7,472 5.1%         10,722 6.6%
Not a citizen 16,543 11.2%         21,140 13.0%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 50,931 X         59,326 X
Median family income (dollars) 59,659 X         70,761 X
Per capita income (dollars) 24,495 X         29,794 X
Individuals in poverty 12,391 8.5%         19,573 12.2%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 97,503 100.0%         107,906 100.0%
High school graduate 20,069 20.6%           21.3%
Bachelor's degree 18,018 18.5%           18.9%
Graduate or professional degree 8,910 9.1%           10.4%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.1 X         22.8 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 70,867 100.0%         75,183 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 63,358 89.4%         65,047 86.5%
Drove alone 54,606 77.1%         56,102 74.6%
Carpooled 8,752 12.3%         8,945 11.9%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 1,555 2.2%         1,658 2.2%
Bus or trolley bus 1,462 2.1%         1,658 2.2%
Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Subway or elevated 53 0.1%         0 0.0%
Railroad 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 40 0.1%         24 0.0%
Motorcycle 118 0.2%         267 0.4%
Bicycle 613 0.9%         1,023 1.4%
Walked 1,593 2.2%         2,025 2.7%
Other means 512 0.7%         483 0.6%
Worked at home 3,118 4.4%         4,656 6.2%
         
DETAILED PLACE TO PLACE COMMUTING (in Excel)        
           
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION          
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 72,513 100.0%         77,480 100.0%
Management, professional and related 24,762 34.1%         24,520 31.6%
Service 11,565 15.9%         16,042 20.7%
Sales and office 20,084 27.7%         20,338 26.2%
Farming, fishing & forestry 647 0.9%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 6,461 8.9%         8,177 10.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving 8,994 12.4%         8,403 10.8%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 6,991 9.6%         7,640 9.9%
 
 
                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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