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Decennial Census data
      1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 29,843 100.0%   29,926 100.0%   29,523 100.0%
In households 29,592 99.2%   29,727 99.3%      
In group quarters 251 0.8%   199 0.7%      
           
RACE          
White 20,147 67.4%   16,125 53.9%      
Black or African American 115 0.4%   94 0.3%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 46 0.2%   41 0.1%      
Asian 8,679 29.1%   12,376 41.4%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%   23 0.1%      
Some other race 171 0.6%   202 0.7%      
Two or more races 696 2.3%   1,065 3.6%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 936 3.1%   1,034 3.5%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 28,907 96.9%   28,892 96.5%      
White 19,434 65.1%   15,431 51.6%      
Black or African American 110 0.4%   91 0.3%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 34 0.1%   24 0.1%      
Asian 8,664 29.0%   12,331 41.2%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1%   23 0.1%      
Some other race 37 0.1%   56 0.2%      
Two or more races 606 2.0%   936 3.1%      
           
SEX          
Male 14,659 49.1%   14,634 48.9%      
Female 15,184 50.9%   15,292 51.1%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 1,597 5.4%   977 3.3%      
5 to 17 years 6,167 20.7%   6,196 20.7%      
18 to 64 years 17,220 57.7%   16,666 55.7%      
65 years and over 4,859 16.3%   6,087 20.3%      
Median age 43.2 X   47.8 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 10,450 100.0%   10,734 100.0%      
Family households 8,602 82.3%   8,714 81.2%      
Families with children under 18 4,043 38.7%   3,887 36.2%      
Average household size 2.83 X   2.77 X      
Average family size 3.13 X   3.11 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 10,649 100.0%   11,123 100.0%   10,858 100.0%
Occupied housing units 10,450 98.1%   10,734 96.5%   10,468 96.4%
Owner-occupied housing units 9,406 90.0%   9,258 86.2%   8,864 84.7%
Renter-occupied housing units 1,044 10.0%   1,476 13.8%   1,604 15.3%
Vacant housing units 199 1.9%   389 3.5%   390 3.6%
1 unit, detached housing 9,551 89.5%   9,133 84.1%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 1,000,000+ X         1,000,000+ X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,689 X         1,747 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 22,199 74.4%         19,563 66.3%
Foreign born 7,656 25.6%         9,960 33.7%
Naturalized citizen 4,680 15.7%         7,610 25.8%
Not a citizen 2,976 10.0%         2,350 8.0%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 139,895 X         145,023 X
Median family income (dollars) 155,246 X         169,391 X
Per capita income (dollars) 65,400 X         72,408 X
Individuals in poverty 830 2.8%         1,230 4.2%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 20,952 100.0%         20,950 100.0%
High school graduate 1,622 7.7%           5.0%
Bachelor's degree 7,253 34.6%           35.8%
Graduate or professional degree 7,030 33.6%           40.9%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.6 X         25.0 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 13,159 100.0%         11,486 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 11,892 90.4%         10,414 90.7%
Drove alone 11,240 85.4%         9,718 84.6%
Carpooled 652 5.0%         696 6.1%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 117 0.9%         46 0.4%
Bus or trolley bus 51 0.4%         24 0.2%
Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Subway or elevated 13 0.1%         0 0.0%
Railroad 29 0.2%         22 0.2%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 24 0.2%         0 0.0%
Motorcycle 12 0.1%         0 0.0%
Bicycle 32 0.2%         59 0.5%
Walked 124 0.9%         93 0.8%
Other means 46 0.3%         32 0.3%
Worked at home 936 7.1%         842 7.3%
         
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION        
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 13,344 100.0%         11,795 100.0%
Management, professional and related 9,670 72.5%         8,989 76.2%
Service 493 3.7%         683 5.8%
Sales and office 2,493 18.7%         1,785 15.1%
Farming, fishing & forestry 0 0.0%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 297 2.2%         157 1.3%
Production, transportation, and material moving 391 2.9%         181 1.5%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 1,523 11.4%         1,108 9.4%
 
 
                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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