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Decennial Census data
      1910-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 19,351 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 39,418 100.0%
In households 18,913 97.7% In households 39,371 99.9%
In group quarters 47 0.1%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 16,814 86.9% White 38,746 98.3%
Foreign-born white 2,203 11.4%
Negro 312 1.6% Negro 119 0.3%
Other races 22 0.1% Other races 60 0.2%
    Indian 44 0.1%
    Japanese 133 0.3%
    Chinese 161 0.4%
Filipino 155 0.5%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 1,344 6.9% WHITE, SPANISH SURNAME 3,428 8.7%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 36,041 91.4%
    Foreign born 3,377 8.6%
  
SEX SEX
Male 9,952 51.4% Male 19,821 50.3%
Female 9,399 48.6% Female 19,597 49.7%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 3,186 16.5% Under 5 years 5,621 14.3%
5 to 17 years 3,260 16.8% 5 to 17 years 10,708 27.2%
18 to 64 years 12,266 63.4% 18 to 64 years 21,685 55.0%
65 years and over 639 3.3% 65 years and over 1,404 3.6%
Median age 27.4 X Median age 26.6 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 5,663 100.0%    
    Families 10,189 100.0%
    With own children under 18 7,058 69.3%
Persons per household 3.34 X Population per household 3.53 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 5,886 100.0% All housing units 11,410 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 5,637 95.8% All occupied units 11,146 97.7%
Owner occupied 3,337 59.2% Owner occupied 8,621 77.3%
Renter occupied 2,300 40.8% Renter occupied 2,525 22.7%
Vacant 229 3.9% Vacant 264 2.3%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 11,219 X Median value dollars 16,500 X
Median gross rent dollars 37 X Median gross rent dollars 93 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 4,117 X Families median income dollars 7,578 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 10,950 100.0% Population 25 years and over 20,636 100.0%
High school 4 years 3,345 30.5% High school 4 years 7,484 36.3%
College 4 years or more 630 5.8% College 4 years or more 1,172 5.7%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 14,792 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 11,738 79.4%
Railroad, subway or elevated 181 1.2%
Bus or streetcar 1,258 8.5%
Walked to work 630 4.3%
Other means 453 3.1%
Worked at home 135 0.9%
Not reported 397 2.7%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 7,473 100.0% Employed 14,797 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 602 8.1% Professional, technical, and kindred 1,184 8.0%
Farmers and farm managers 43 0.6% Farmers and farm managers 35 0.2%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 550 7.4% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,274 8.6%
Clerical and kindred 1,185 15.9% Clerical and kindred 3,178 21.5%
Sales 523 7.0% Sales 1,221 8.3%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 1,541 20.6% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 2,824 19.1%
Operatives and kindred 1,661 22.2% Operatives and kindred 2,757 18.6%
Private household workers 76 1.0% Private household workers 117 0.8%
Service workers, except private household 551 7.4% Service workers, except private household 1,057 7.1%
Farm laborers 72 1.0% Farm laborers and farm foremen 49 0.3%
Laborers, except farm and mine 554 7.4% Laborers, except farm and mine 642 4.3%
Occupation not reported 115 1.5% Occupation not reported 459 3.1%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 982 6.6%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 6,629
1930 Total population 6,193
1920 Total population 4,411
1910 Total population 1,989
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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