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Decennial Census data
      1870-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 3,169 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 10,898 100.0%
    In households 10,892 99.9%
In group quarters 6 0.1%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 2,800 88.4% White 10,627 97.5%
Foreign-born white 301 9.5%
Negro 2 0.1% Negro 132 1.2%
Other races 66 2.1% Other races 20 0.2%
    Indian 7 0.1%
    Japanese 55 0.5%
    Chinese 47 0.4%
Filipino 10 0.1%
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 10,213 93.7%
    Foreign born 685 6.3%
  
SEX SEX
Male 1,597 50.4% Male 5,385 49.4%
Female 1,572 49.6% Female 5,513 50.6%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 428 13.5% Under 5 years 1,767 16.2%
5 to 19 years 1,075 33.9% 5 to 17 years 2,957 27.1%
20 to 64 years 1,135 35.8% 18 to 64 years 5,722 52.5%
65 years and over 531 16.8% 65 years and over 452 4.1%
    Median age 23.3 X
  
  HOUSEHOLDS
       
    Families 2,758 100.0%
    With own children under 18 1,997 72.4%
    Population per household 3.57 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 1,054 100.0% All housing units 3,203 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 1,010 95.8% All occupied units 3,049 95.2%
Owner occupied 551 54.6% Owner occupied 2,003 65.7%
Renter occupied 459 45.4% Renter occupied 1,046 34.3%
Vacant 32 3.0% Vacant 154 4.8%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 8,965 X Median value dollars 14,400 X
Median gross rent dollars 34 X Median gross rent dollars 78 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,013 X Families median income dollars 6,411 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 1,830 100.0% Population 25 years and over 5,188 100.0%
High school 4 years 440 24.0% High school 4 years 1,979 38.1%
College 4 years or more 85 4.6% College 4 years or more 468 9.0%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 3,662 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 3,187 87.0%
Railroad, subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 0 0.0%
Walked to work 254 6.9%
Other means 56 1.5%
Worked at home 78 2.1%
Not reported 87 2.4%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 916 100.0% Employed 2,580 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 108 11.8% Professional, technical, and kindred 354 13.7%
Farmers and farm managers 13 1.4% Farmers and farm managers 11 0.4%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 80 8.7% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 250 9.7%
Clerical and kindred 91 9.9% Clerical and kindred 437 16.9%
Sales 65 7.1% Sales 169 6.6%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 166 18.1% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 353 13.7%
Operatives and kindred 129 14.1% Operatives and kindred 233 9.0%
Private household workers 17 1.9% Private household workers 68 2.6%
Service workers, except private household 95 10.4% Service workers, except private household 492 19.1%
Farm laborers 76 8.3% Farm laborers and farm foremen 35 1.4%
Laborers, except farm and mine 75 8.2% Laborers, except farm and mine 130 5.0%
Occupation not reported 1 0.1% Occupation not reported 48 1.9%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 236 9.1%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 1,614
1930 Total population 1,556
1920 Total population 1,254
1910 Total population 1,177
1900 Total population 1,220
1890 Total population 725
1880 Total population 361
1870 Total population 343
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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