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      1860-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 17,902 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 31,027 100.0%
In households 17,174 95.9% In households 30,320 97.7%
In group quarters 707 2.3%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 16,316 91.1% White 30,677 98.9%
Foreign-born white 1,442 8.1%
Negro 43 0.2% Negro 82 0.3%
Other races 101 0.6% Other races 24 0.1%
Indians 33 0.2% Indian 122 0.4%
Japanese 10 0.1% Japanese 40 0.1%
Chinese 40 0.2% Chinese 53 0.2%
Filipino 29 0.1%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 176 1.0%    
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 29,071 93.7%
    Foreign born 1,956 6.3%
  
SEX SEX
Male 8,455 47.5% Male 14,434 46.5%
Female 9,447 52.8% Female 16,593 53.5%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 1,522 8.5% Under 5 years 2,763 8.9%
5 to 17 years 2,827 15.8% 5 to 17 years 7,094 22.9%
18 to 64 years 11,101 62.0% 18 to 64 years 16,501 53.2%
65 years and over 2,452 13.7% 65 years and over 4,669 15.0%
Median age 36.7 X Median age 35.3 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 6,393 100.0%    
    Families 8,323 100.0%
    With own children under 18 4,379 52.6%
Persons per household 2.69 X Population per household 2.78 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 6,657 100.0% All housing units 11,611 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 6,380 95.8% All occupied units 10,897 93.9%
Owner occupied 3,537 55.4% Owner occupied 6,786 62.3%
Renter occupied 2,843 44.6% Renter occupied 4,111 37.7%
Vacant 262 3.9% Vacant 744 6.1%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 9,609 X Median value dollars 14,900 X
Median gross rent dollars 40 X Median gross rent dollars 76 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,579 X Families median income dollars 6,542 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 12,115 100.0% Population 25 years and over 18,890 100.0%
High school 4 years 3,265 27.0% High school 4 years 5,377 28.5%
College 4 years or more 1,070 8.8% College 4 years or more 2,045 10.8%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 10,803 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 8,314 77.0%
Railroad, subway or elevated 4 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 218 2.0%
Walked to work 1,182 10.9%
Other means 369 3.4%
Worked at home 377 3.5%
Not reported 339 3.1%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 6,875 100.0% Employed 11,020 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 878 12.8% Professional, technical, and kindred 1,889 17.1%
Farmers and farm managers 40 0.6% Farmers and farm managers 57 0.5%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,222 17.8% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,447 13.1%
Clerical and kindred 963 14.0% Clerical and kindred 1,715 15.6%
Sales 875 12.7% Sales 1,449 13.1%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 905 13.2% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,198 10.9%
Operatives and kindred 748 10.9% Operatives and kindred 1,140 10.3%
Private household workers 129 1.9% Private household workers 291 2.6%
Service workers, except private household 701 10.2% Service workers, except private household 1,018 9.2%
Farm laborers 53 0.8% Farm laborers and farm foremen 58 0.5%
Laborers, except farm and mine 300 4.4% Laborers, except farm and mine 414 3.8%
Occupation not reported 61 0.9% Occupation not reported 344 3.1%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 1,748 15.9%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 12,605
1930 Total population 10,636
1920 Total population 8,758
1910 Total population 7,817
1900 Total population 6,673
1890 Total population 5,220
1880 Total population 3,616
1870 Total population 2,989
1860 Total population 1,623
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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