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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 64,296 100.0%   64,173 100.0%   63,808 100.0%
In households 63,332 98.5%   63,171 98.4%      
In group quarters 964 1.5%   1,002 1.6%      
           
RACE          
White 53,937 83.9%   50,487 78.7%      
Black or African American 688 1.1%   1,035 1.6%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 210 0.3%   155 0.2%      
Asian 6,017 9.4%   8,027 12.5%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 94 0.1%   125 0.2%      
Some other race 1,263 2.0%   1,624 2.5%      
Two or more races 2,087 3.2%   2,720 4.2%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 3,851 6.0%   5,540 8.6%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 60,445 94.0%   58,633 91.4%      
White 51,834 80.6%   47,170 73.5%      
Black or African American 666 1.0%   996 1.6%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 148 0.2%   99 0.2%      
Asian 5,968 9.3%   7,954 12.4%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 91 0.1%   114 0.2%      
Some other race 148 0.2%   148 0.2%      
Two or more races 1,590 2.5%   2,152 3.4%      
           
SEX          
Male 29,683 46.2%   29,740 46.3%      
Female 34,613 53.8%   34,433 53.7%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 2,854 4.4%   2,633 4.1%      
5 to 17 years 8,455 13.2%   8,086 12.6%      
18 to 64 years 36,706 57.1%   36,389 56.7%      
65 years and over 16,281 25.3%   17,065 26.6%      
Median age 45.1 X   47.9 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 30,301 100.0%   30,443 100.0%      
Family households 16,551 54.6%   16,220 53.3%      
Families with children under 18 6,321 20.9%   6,074 20.0%      
Average household size 2.09 X   2.08 X      
Average family size 2.78 X   2.79 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 31,425 100.0%   32,681 100.0%   32,407 100.0%
Occupied housing units 30,301 96.4%   30,443 93.2%   30,310 93.5%
Owner-occupied housing units 20,708 68.3%   20,262 66.6%   21,018 69.3%
Renter-occupied housing units 9,593 31.7%   10,181 33.4%   9,292 30.7%
Vacant housing units 1,124 3.6%   2,238 6.8%   2,097 6.5%
1 unit, detached housing 12,054 38.3%   12,357 38.1%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 391,200 X         622,900 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,024 X         1,393 X
       
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS      
Native 52,836 81.8%         50,941 79.8%
Foreign born 11,747 18.2%         12,867 20.2%
Naturalized citizen 6,266 9.7%         8,079 12.7%
Not a citizen 5,481 8.5%         4,788 7.5%
       
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999        
Median household income (dollars) 63,238 X         80,734 X
Median family income (dollars) 83,794 X         110,823 X
Per capita income (dollars) 39,875 X         51,307 X
Individuals in poverty 2,353 3.7%         2,777 4.4%
       
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT      
Population 25 and over 49,986 100.0%         49,436 100.0%
High school graduate 6,290 12.6%           13.5%
Bachelor's degree 16,705 33.4%           35.1%
Graduate or professional degree 10,266 20.5%           23.2%
       
COMMUTING TO WORK      
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.8 X         28.7 X
       
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER      
Total 29,901 100.0%         29,426 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 23,056 77.1%         21,620 73.5%
Drove alone 20,744 69.4%         19,805 67.3%
Carpooled 2,312 7.7%         1,815 6.2%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 4,138 13.8%         4,000 13.6%
Bus or trolley bus 288 1.0%         375 1.3%
Streetcar or trolley car 32 0.1%         50 0.2%
Subway or elevated 3,415 11.4%         3,065 10.4%
Railroad 367 1.2%         510 1.7%
Ferryboat 9 0.0%         0 0.0%
Taxicab 27 0.1%         0 0.0%
Motorcycle 56 0.2%         95 0.3%
Bicycle 182 0.6%         420 1.4%
Walked 601 2.0%         1,040 3.5%
Other means 161 0.5%         96 0.3%
Worked at home 1,707 5.7%         2,155 7.3%
         
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION        
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 30,386 100.0%         30,499 100.0%
Management, professional and related 16,878 55.5%         17,260 56.6%
Service 2,748 9.0%         3,842 12.6%
Sales and office 8,393 27.6%         7,212 23.6%
Farming, fishing & forestry 17 0.1%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 1,257 4.1%         1,119 3.7%
Production, transportation, and material moving 1,093 3.6%         1,066 3.5%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 3,204 10.5%         3,324 10.9%
 
 
                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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