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Decennial Census data
      1910-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 60,552 100.0%   63,632 100.0%   62,016 100.0%
In households 60,109 99.3%   63,053 99.1%      
In group quarters 443 0.7%   579 0.9%      
           
RACE          
White 26,671 44.0%   23,760 37.3%      
Black or African American 1,707 2.8%   1,625 2.6%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 362 0.6%   395 0.6%      
Asian 17,510 28.9%   23,293 36.6%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 944 1.6%   1,111 1.7%      
Some other race 9,091 15.0%   9,598 15.1%      
Two or more races 4,267 7.0%   3,850 6.1%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 19,282 31.8%   21,645 34.0%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 41,270 68.2%   41,987 66.0%      
White 18,487 30.5%   14,016 22.0%      
Black or African American 1,621 2.7%   1,480 2.3%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 197 0.3%   138 0.2%      
Asian 17,312 28.6%   22,923 36.0%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 896 1.5%   1,054 1.7%      
Some other race 264 0.4%   287 0.5%      
Two or more races 2,493 4.1%   2,089 3.3%      
           
SEX          
Male 30,009 49.6%   31,435 49.4%      
Female 30,543 50.4%   32,197 50.6%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 3,914 6.5%   3,924 6.2%      
5 to 17 years 10,752 17.8%   9,863 15.5%      
18 to 64 years 38,254 63.2%   41,516 65.2%      
65 years and over 7,632 12.6%   8,329 13.1%      
Median age 35.7 X   38.1 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 19,677 100.0%   20,938 100.0%      
Family households 14,650 74.5%   15,330 73.2%      
Families with children under 18 6,935 35.2%   6,559 31.3%      
Average household size 3.05 X   3.01 X      
Average family size 3.51 X   3.45 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 20,138 100.0%   21,814 100.0%   21,576 100.0%
Occupied housing units 19,677 97.7%   20,938 96.0%   20,831 96.5%
Owner-occupied housing units 12,303 62.5%   12,614 60.2%   12,669 60.8%
Renter-occupied housing units 7,374 37.5%   8,324 39.8%   8,162 39.2%
Vacant housing units 461 2.3%   876 4.0%   745 3.5%
1 unit, detached housing 11,829 58.7%   12,905 59.8%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 352,900 X         648,500 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,057 X         1,423 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 36,988 60.9%         36,350 58.6%
Foreign born 23,739 39.1%         25,666 41.4%
Naturalized citizen 13,264 21.8%         16,679 26.9%
Not a citizen 10,475 17.2%         8,987 14.5%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 61,764 X         74,158 X
Median family income (dollars) 66,598 X         82,003 X
Per capita income (dollars) 23,562 X         31,163 X
Individuals in poverty 3,151 5.2%         3,867 6.3%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 40,422 100.0%         42,678 100.0%
High school graduate 9,703 24.0%           23.6%
Bachelor's degree 7,816 19.3%           23.2%
Graduate or professional degree 2,375 5.9%           8.3%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.7 X         23.5 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 29,049 100.0%         30,850 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 24,722 85.1%         25,147 81.5%
Drove alone 19,807 68.2%         20,736 67.2%
Carpooled 4,915 16.9%         4,411 14.3%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 2,680 9.2%         3,286 10.7%
Bus or trolley bus 1,328 4.6%         1,246 4.0%
Streetcar or trolley car 18 0.1%         0 0.0%
Subway or elevated 1,114 3.8%         1,756 5.7%
Railroad 202 0.7%         284 0.9%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 18 0.1%         0 0.0%
Motorcycle 55 0.2%         76 0.2%
Bicycle 118 0.4%         157 0.5%
Walked 752 2.6%         1,089 3.5%
Other means 209 0.7%         150 0.5%
Worked at home 513 1.8%         945 3.1%
         
         
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION          
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 29,796 100.0%         31,869 100.0%
Management, professional and related 8,973 30.1%         10,976 34.4%
Service 4,321 14.5%         5,135 16.1%
Sales and office 9,546 32.0%         9,840 30.9%
Farming, fishing & forestry 121 0.4%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 2,879 9.7%         2,339 7.3%
Production, transportation, and material moving 3,956 13.3%         3,579 11.2%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 1,639 5.5%         2,026 6.4%
 
 
                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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