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Decennial Census data
      1920-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 39,844 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 53,643 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 60,569 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 39,068 98.1% White 50,689 94.5% White 54,986 90.8%
Negro 100 0.3% Black 278 0.5% Black 507 0.8%
Indian 45 0.1% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 117 0.2% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 123 0.2%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 9 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 2,178 4.1% Asian or Pacific Islander 4,072 6.7%
Asian 4,030 6.7%
Japanese 263 0.7% Japanese 591 1.1% Japanese 779 1.3%
Chinese 232 0.6% Chinese 958 1.8% Chinese 1,695 2.8%
Filipino 49 0.1% Filipino 138 0.3% Filipino 522 0.9%
Korean 223 0.4% Korean 404 0.7%
Asian Indian 198 0.4% Asian Indian 395 0.7%
Vietnamese 18 0.0% Vietnamese 48 0.1%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 8 0.0%
Thai 9 0.0%
Other Asian 170 0.3%
Pacific Islander 42 0.1%
Polynesian 18 0.0%
Hawaiian 23 0.0% Hawaiian 11 0.0%
Samoan 0 0.0% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 7 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 0 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 8 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 16 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 29 0.1% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 87 0.2% Race, n.e.c. 381 0.7% Other Race 881 1.5%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT 835 2.1% SPANISH ORIGIN 1,771 3.3% TOTAL HISPANIC 2,774 4.6%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 18,948 47.6% Male   Male 28,037 46.3%
Female 20,896 52.4% Female   Female 32,532 53.7%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 2,697 6.8% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 2,699 4.5%
5 to 19 years 10,998 27.6% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 7,351 12.1%
20 to 64 years 20,163 50.6% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 36,755 60.7%
65 years and over 5,986 15.0% 65 years and over   65 years and over 13,764 22.7%
Median age 33.6 X Median age 39.3 X Median age 41.8 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 14,029 100.0% Total households 23,387 100.0% Households 28,340 100.0%
Families 10,861 77.4% Families 14,516 62.1% Total families 16,234 57.3%
With own children under 18 years 5,600 39.9% With own children under 18 years 5.956 25.5% With own children under 18 years 5,755 20.3%
Persons per household 2.81 X Persons per household 2.26 X Persons per household 2.11 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 2.75 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 12,375 X Median household income 24,813 X Median household income 45,529 X
Median family income 32,317 X Median family income 60,046 X
Income of persons 5,040 X Per capita income 12,675 X Per capita income 26,354 X
Less than poverty level 3.9% Below poverty level 4.0% Below poverty level 3.8%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.9 X Mean minutes traveled to work 28.4 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes 57.2 X
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 24,814 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 30,645 100.0%
Private vehicle 19,679 79.3% Car, truck, or van 24,692 80.6%
Drive alone car 14,438 58.2% Drove alone 21,479 70.1%
Drive alone truck or van 1,160 4.7%
Carpool car 3,493 14.1% Carpooled 3,213 10.5%
Carpool truck or van 588 2.4%  
Public transportation 3,255 13.1% Public transportation 3,707 12.1%
Bus or streetcar 485 2.0% Bus or trolley bus 283 0.9%
  Streetcar or trolley car 48 0.2%
Subway or elevated train 2,172 8.8% Subway or elevated 2,859 9.3%
Railroad 598 2.4% Railroad 485 1.6%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab 0 0.0% Taxicab 32 0.1%
Motorcycle 141 0.6% Motorcycle 74 0.2%
Bicycle 220 0.9% Bicycle 169 0.6%
Walked only 476 1.9% Walked 636 2.1%
Other means 426 1.7% Other means 187 0.6%
Worked at home 617 2.5% Working at home 1,180 3.9%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census

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