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Decennial Census data
      1880-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 3,173 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 4,898 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 4,990 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 3,123 98.4% White 4,351 88.8% White 4,417 88.5%
Negro 15 0.5% Black 20 0.4% Black 38 0.8%
Indian 3 0.1% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 0 0.0% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 5 0.1%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 23 0.5% Asian or Pacific Islander 106 2.1%
Asian 89 1.8%
Japanese 2 0.1% Japanese 6 0.1% Japanese 42 0.8%
Chinese 1 0.0% Chinese 0 0.0% Chinese 25 0.5%
Filipino 2 0.1% Filipino 0 0.0% Filipino 22 0.4%
Korean 0 0.0% Korean 0 0.0%
Asian Indian 17 0.3% Asian Indian 0 0.0%
Vietnamese 0 0.0% Vietnamese 0 0.0%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 0 0.0%
Pacific Islander 17 0.3%
Polynesian 17 0.3%
Hawaiian 0 0.0% Hawaiian 17 0.3%
Samoan 0 0.0% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 0 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 0 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 0 0.0% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 27 0.9% Race, n.e.c. 504 10.3% Other Race 424 8.5%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT   SPANISH ORIGIN 793 16.2% TOTAL HISPANIC 992 19.9%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 1,433 45.2% Male   Male 2,396 48.0%
Female 1,740 54.8% Female   Female 2,594 52.0%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 205 6.5% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 288 5.8%
5 to 19 years 670 21.1% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 781 15.7%
20 to 64 years 1,493 47.1% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 2,668 53.5%
65 years and over 805 25.4% 65 years and over   65 years and over 1,253 25.1%
Median age   Median age 43.5 X Median age 41.3 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 1,241 100.0% Total households 2,146 100.0% Households 2,156 100.0%
Families 843 67.9% Families 1,382 64.4% Total families 1,300 60.3%
With own children under 18 years   With own children under 18 years 495 23.1% With own children under 18 years 527 24.4%
Persons per household 2.48 X Persons per household 2.23 X Persons per household 2.29 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 2.95 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 6,486 X Median household income 15,652 X Median household income 35,047 X
Median family income 19,936 X Median family income 39,330 X
Income of persons 3,263 X Per capita income 8,410 X Per capita income 19,199 X
Less than poverty level 12.7% Below poverty level 8.2% Below poverty level 6.5%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.9 X Mean minutes traveled to work 15.2 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes  
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 1,754 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 2,317 100.0%
Private vehicle 1,385 79.0% Car, truck, or van 1,908 82.3%
Drive alone 1,063 60.6% Drove alone 1,734 74.8%
   
Carpool car 322 18.4% Carpooled 174 7.5%
     
Public transportation 12 0.7% Public transportation 6 0.3%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 0 0.0%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Railroad   Railroad 0 0.0%
  Ferryboat 6 0.3%
Taxicab   Taxicab 0 0.0%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 31 1.3%
Bicycle   Bicycle 37 1.6%
Walked only 160 9.1% Walked 194 8.4%
Other means 109 6.2% Other means 10 0.4%
Worked at home 88 5.0% Working at home 131 5.7%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census
 

Decennial Census data
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