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      1880-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 66,733 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 80,303 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 109,199 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 52,212 78.2% White 51,641 64.3% White 55,009 50.4%
Negro 11,101 16.6% Black 15,262 19.0% Black 23,226 21.3%
Indian 228 0.3% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 734 0.9% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 823 0.8%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 21 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 10,179 12.7% Asian or Pacific Islander 25,101 23.0%
Asian 23,982 22.0%
Japanese 174 0.3% Japanese 374 0.5% Japanese 689 0.6%
Chinese 323 0.5% Chinese 333 0.4% Chinese 1,310 1.2%
Filipino 2,224 3.3% Filipino 7,991 10.0% Filipino 20,380 18.7%
Korean 124 0.2% Korean 258 0.2%
Asian Indian 297 0.4% Asian Indian 716 0.7%
Vietnamese 117 0.1% Vietnamese 201 0.2%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 50 0.0%
Thai 29 0.0%
Other Asian 349 0.3%
Pacific Islander 1,119 1.0%
Polynesian 475 0.4%
Hawaiian 152 0.2% Hawaiian 405 0.4%
Samoan 32 0.0% Samoan 70 0.1%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 556 0.7% Micronesian -- Guamanian 617 0.6%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 27 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 203 0.3% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 471 0.7% Race, n.e.c. 2,487 3.1% Other Race 5,040 4.6%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 2,935 4.4% SPANISH ORIGIN 6,712 8.4% TOTAL HISPANIC 11,201 10.3%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 33,288 49.9% Male 39,887 49.7% Male 54,422 49.8%
Female 33,445 50.1% Female 40,416 50.3% Female 54,777 50.2%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 5,681 8.5% Under 5 years 6,552 8.2% Under 5 years 9,528 8.7%
5 to 19 years 18,379 27.5% 5 to 19 years 19,063 23.7% 5 to 17 years 20,933 19.2%
20 to 64 years 36,493 54.7% 20 to 64 years 46,053 57.3% 18 to 64 years 66,865 61.2%
65 years and over 6,180 9.3% 65 years and over 8,635 10.8% 65 years and over 11,873 10.9%
Median age 27.4 X Median age 29.5 X Median age 31.7 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 22,267 100.0% Total households 29,127 100.0% Households 37,422 100.0%
Families 17,515 78.7% Families 21,057 72.3% Total families 27,417 73.3%
With own children under 18 years 9,077 40.8% With own children under 18 years 11,299 38.8% With own children under 18 years 14,955 40.0%
Persons per household 2.91 X Persons per household 2.67 X Persons per household 2.84 X
Persons per family 3.18 X Persons per family 3.33 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 8,237 X Median household income 17,632 X Median household income 36,605 X
Median family income 20,506 X Median family income 41,183 X
Income of persons 3,393 X Per capita income 7,226 X Per capita income 14,271 X
Less than poverty level 11.3% Below poverty level 10.7% Below poverty level 8.2%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.1 X Mean minutes traveled to work 30.2 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes 56.0 X
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 34,083 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 49,906 100.0%
Private vehicle 29,911 87.8% Car, truck, or van 43,932 88.0%
Drive alone car 18,329 53.8% Drove alone 32,793 65.7%
Drive alone truck or van 3,024 8.9%
Carpool car 7,429 21.8% Carpooled 11,139 22.3%
Carpool truck or van 1,129 3.3%  
Public transportation 862 2.5% Public transportation 1,807 3.6%
Bus or streetcar 779 2.3% Bus or trolley bus 1,039 2.1%
  Streetcar or trolley car 24 0.0%
Subway or elevated train 22 0.1% Subway or elevated 427 0.9%
Railroad 0 0.0% Railroad 43 0.1%
  Ferryboat 241 0.5%
Taxicab 61 0.2% Taxicab 33 0.1%
Motorcycle 456 1.3% Motorcycle 284 0.6%
Bicycle 387 1.1% Bicycle 391 0.8%
Walked only 1,761 5.2% Walked 1,594 3.2%
Other means 323 0.9% Other means 620 1.2%
Worked at home 383 1.1% Working at home 1,278 2.6%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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