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Decennial Census data
      1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1970 Census 1980 Census 1990 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 4,731 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 5,291 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 5,035 100.0%
  
RACE RACE RACE
White 4,651 98.3% White 5,117 96.7% White 4,790 95.1%
Negro 17 0.4% Black 70 1.3% Black 26 0.5%
Indian 5 0.1% American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut 0 0.0% American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 0 0.0%
Eskimo 0 0.0% Eskimo 0 0.0%
Aleut 0 0.0% Aleut 0 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander 99 1.9% Asian or Pacific Islander 201 4.0%
Asian 201 4.0%
Japanese 33 0.7% Japanese 26 0.5% Japanese 64 1.3%
Chinese 10 0.2% Chinese 49 0.9% Chinese 105 2.1%
Filipino 7 0.1% Filipino 0 0.0% Filipino 32 0.6%
Korean 24 0.5% Korean 0 0.0%
Asian Indian 0 0.0% Asian Indian 0 0.0%
Vietnamese 0 0.0% Vietnamese 0 0.0%
Cambodian 0 0.0%
Hmong 0 0.0%
Laotian 0 0.0%
Thai 0 0.0%
Other Asian 0 0.0%
Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
Polynesian 0 0.0%
Hawaiian 0 0.0% Hawaiian 0 0.0%
Samoan 0 0.0% Samoan 0 0.0%
Tongan 0 0.0%
Other Polynesian 0 0.0%
Guamanian 0 0.0% Micronesian -- Guamanian 0 0.0%
Micronesian -- Other 0 0.0%
Melanesian 0 0.0%
Other Asian and Pacific Islander 0 0.0% Pacific Islander Not Specified 0 0.0%
All other 8 0.2% Race, n.e.c. 5 0.1% Other Race 18 0.4%
  
PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN OR DESCENT   SPANISH ORIGIN 184 3.5% TOTAL HISPANIC 188 3.7%
  
SEX SEX SEX
Male 2,296 48.5% Male   Male 2,494 49.5%
Female 2,435 51.5% Female   Female 2,541 50.5%
 
AGE AGE AGE
Under 5 years 200 4.2% Under 5 years   Under 5 years 269 5.3%
5 to 19 years 1,379 29.1% 5 to 19 years   5 to 17 years 684 13.6%
20 to 64 years 2,752 58.2% 20 to 64 years   18 to 64 years 3,347 66.5%
65 years and over 400 8.5% 65 years and over   65 years and over 735 14.6%
Median age   Median age 37.5 X Median age 43.0 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Head of household 1,481 100.0% Total households 1,853 100.0% Households 1,800 100.0%
Families 1,274 86.0% Families 1,442 77.8% Total families 1,411 78.4%
With own children under 18 years   With own children under 18 years 601 32.4% With own children under 18 years 528 29.3%
Persons per household 3.18 X Persons per household 2.86 X Persons per household 2.80 X
Persons per family   Persons per family 2.92 X
  
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1969 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1979 INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1989
Income of families and unrelated individuals 19,116 X Median household income 45,499 X Median household income 93,109 X
Median family income 50,753 X Median family income 104,345 X
Income of persons 11,777 X Per capita income 20,334 X Per capita income 68,236 X
Less than poverty level 3.4% Below poverty level 3.9% Below poverty level 3.2%
  
COMMUTING TO WORK COMMUTING TO WORK
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.3 X Mean minutes traveled to work 24.2 X
Mean travel time to work for workers traveling 45 or more minutes  
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 2,807 100.0% Workers 16 years and over 2,664 100.0%
Private vehicle 2,510 89.4% Car, truck, or van 2,196 82.4%
Drive alone 2,185 77.8% Drove alone 1,985 74.5%
   
Carpool 325 11.6% Carpooled 211 7.9%
     
Public transportation 34 1.2% Public transportation 38 1.4%
Bus or streetcar   Bus or trolley bus 0 0.0%
  Streetcar or trolley car 0 0.0%
Subway or elevated train   Subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Railroad   Railroad 32 1.2%
  Ferryboat 0 0.0%
Taxicab   Taxicab 6 0.2%
Motorcycle   Motorcycle 0 0.0%
Bicycle   Bicycle 17 0.6%
Walked only 68 2.4% Walked 79 3.0%
Other means 58 2.1% Other means 0 0.0%
Worked at home 137 4.9% Working at home 334 12.5%
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                Source: 1970 Census, 1980 Census, 1990 Census
 

Decennial Census data
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