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Decennial Census data
      1920-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 131,760 100.0%   140,081 100.0%   136,480 100.0%
In households 130,885 99.3%   139,232 99.4%      
In group quarters 875 0.7%   849 0.6%      
           
RACE          
White 70,193 53.3%   60,193 43.0%      
Black or African American 2,927 2.2%   2,735 2.0%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 608 0.5%   662 0.5%      
Asian 42,524 32.3%   57,320 40.9%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 428 0.3%   638 0.5%      
Some other race 9,474 7.2%   12,177 8.7%      
Two or more races 5,606 4.3%   6,356 4.5%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 20,390 15.5%   26,517 18.9%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 111,370 84.5%   113,564 81.1%      
White 61,221 46.5%   48,323 34.5%      
Black or African American 2,790 2.1%   2,533 1.8%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 362 0.3%   292 0.2%      
Asian 42,296 32.1%   57,012 40.7%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 393 0.3%   594 0.4%      
Some other race 304 0.2%   381 0.3%      
Two or more races 4,004 3.0%   4,429 3.2%      
           
SEX          
Male 67,783 51.4%   70,560 50.4%      
Female 63,977 48.6%   69,521 49.6%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 9,270 7.0%   11,253 8.0%      
5 to 17 years 17,627 13.4%   20,182 14.4%      
18 to 64 years 90,906 69.0%   92,990 66.4%      
65 years and over 13,957 10.6%   15,656 11.2%      
Median age 34.3 X   35.6 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 52,539 100.0%   53,384 100.0%      
Family households 32,664 62.2%   35,553 66.6%      
Families with children under 18 14,519 27.6%   17,394 32.6%      
Average household size 2.49 X   2.61 X      
Average family size 3.06 X   3.15 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 53,753 100.0%   55,791 100.0%   55,838 100.0%
Occupied housing units 52,539 97.7%   53,384 95.7%   53,428 95.7%
Owner-occupied housing units 25,024 47.6%   25,623 48.0%   26,149 48.9%
Renter-occupied housing units 27,515 52.4%   27,761 52.0%   27,279 51.1%
Vacant housing units 1,214 2.3%   2,407 4.3%   2,410 4.3%
1 unit, detached housing 21,006 39.1%   21,614 38.7%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 495,200 X         707,900 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,270 X         1,429 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 79,915 60.6%         76,523 56.1%
Foreign born 51,990 39.4%         59,957 43.9%
Naturalized citizen 17,067 12.9%         23,789 17.4%
Not a citizen 34,923 26.5%         36,168 26.5%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 74,409 X         90,174 X
Median family income (dollars) 81,634 X         104,585 X
Per capita income (dollars) 36,524 X         43,828 X
Individuals in poverty 7,127 5.4%         8,404 6.2%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 95,278 100.0%         97,744 100.0%
High school graduate 12,745 13.4%           12.6%
Bachelor's degree 27,469 28.8%           29.8%
Graduate or professional degree 20,910 21.9%           26.4%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.2 X         22.2 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 71,736 100.0%         69,311 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 64,975 90.6%         60,483 87.3%
Drove alone 57,492 80.1%         53,544 77.3%
Carpooled 7,483 10.4%         6,939 10.0%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 2,702 3.8%         3,182 4.6%
Bus or trolley bus 1,865 2.6%         1,995 2.9%
Streetcar or trolley car 25 0.0%         23 0.0%
Subway or elevated 42 0.1%         86 0.1%
Railroad 735 1.0%         1,078 1.6%
Ferryboat 0 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 35 0.0%         17 0.0%
Motorcycle 268 0.4%         296 0.4%
Bicycle 526 0.7%         763 1.1%
Walked 1,106 1.5%         1,085 1.6%
Other means 281 0.4%         556 0.8%
Worked at home 1,878 2.6%         2,929 4.2%
         
DETAILED PLACE TO PLACE COMMUTING (in Excel)        
           
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION          
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 72,756 100.0%         70,911 100.0%
Management, professional and related 43,322 59.5%         41,112 58.0%
Service 6,578 9.0%         7,794 11.0%
Sales and office 14,110 19.4%         14,117 19.9%
Farming, fishing & forestry 48 0.1%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 3,142 4.3%         3,656 5.2%
Production, transportation, and material moving 5,556 7.6%         4,232 6.0%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 3,658 5.0%         4,160 5.9%
 
 
                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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