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

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 1,329 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 14,861 100.0%
    In households 14,455 97.3%
In group quarters 406 2.7%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 1,140 85.8% White 14,723 99.1%
Foreign-born white 161 12.1%
Negro 3 0.2% Negro 16 0.1%
Other races 25 1.9% Other races 0 0.0%
    Indian 4 0.0%
    Japanese 110 0.7%
    Chinese 4 0.0%
Filipino 4 0.0%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 13,966 94.0%
    Foreign born 895 6.0%
  
SEX SEX
Male 604 45.4% Male 7,227 48.6%
Female 725 54.6% Female 7,634 51.4%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 88 6.6% Under 5 years 1,514 10.2%
    5 to 17 years 4,615 31.1%
18 to 64 years 991 74.6% 18 to 64 years 7,400 49.8%
65 years and over 250 18.8% 65 years and over 1,332 9.0%
    Median age 31.2 X
  
  HOUSEHOLDS
       
    Families 3,675 100.0%
    With own children under 18 2,414 65.7%
    Population per household 3.62 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 544 100.0% All housing units 4,276 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 474 87.1% All occupied units 3,989 93.3%
Owner occupied 321 67.7% Owner occupied 3,441 86.3%
Renter occupied 153 32.3% Renter occupied 548 13.7%
Vacant 71 12.9% Vacant 287 6.7%
Average value of 1-unit structures dollars 13,585 X Median value dollars 26,100 X
Average contract rent dollars 46 X Median gross rent dollars 104 X
  
  INCOME IN 1959
    Families median income dollars 9,885 X
  
  YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
    Population 25 years and over 8,191 100.0%
    High school 4 years 2,188 26.7%
    College 4 years or more 2,083 25.4%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 4,596 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 3,953 86.0%
Railroad, subway or elevated 43 0.9%
Bus or streetcar 20 0.4%
Walked to work 196 4.3%
Other means 96 2.1%
Worked at home 137 3.0%
Not reported 151 3.3%
  
  OCCUPATION
    Employed 4,676 100.0%
    Professional, technical, and kindred 1,149 24.6%
    Farmers and farm managers 50 1.1%
    Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 720 15.4%
    Clerical and kindred 502 10.7%
    Sales 425 9.1%
    Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 709 15.2%
    Operatives and kindred 381 8.1%
    Private household workers 163 3.5%
    Service workers, except private household 255 5.5%
    Farm laborers and farm foremen 26 0.6%
    Laborers, except farm and mine 164 3.5%
    Occupation not reported 132 2.8%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 748 16.0%
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census

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



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