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Decennial Census data
      1860-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010         More Census Bureau data here
                 
  Census 2000   Census 2010   2006-2010 ACS*
TOTAL POPULATION 247,289 100.0%   252,409 100.0%   248,601 100.0%
In households 235,803 95.4%   243,365 96.4%      
In group quarters 11,486 4.6%   9,044 3.6%      
           
RACE          
White 207,800 84.0%   201,963 80.0%      
Black or African American 7,142 2.9%   6,987 2.8%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,061 0.4%   1,523 0.6%      
Asian 11,203 4.5%   13,761 5.5%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 388 0.2%   509 0.2%      
Some other race 11,116 4.5%   16,973 6.7%      
Two or more races 8,579 3.5%   10,693 4.2%      
           
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE          
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 27,351 11.1%   39,069 15.5%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 219,938 88.9%   213,340 84.5%      
White 194,254 78.6%   183,830 72.8%      
Black or African American 6,946 2.8%   6,621 2.6%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 630 0.3%   531 0.2%      
Asian 11,078 4.5%   13,577 5.4%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 330 0.1%   436 0.2%      
Some other race 718 0.3%   1,034 0.4%      
Two or more races 5,982 2.4%   7,311 2.9%      
           
SEX          
Male 122,552 49.6%   124,072 49.2%      
Female 124,737 50.4%   128,337 50.8%      
           
AGE          
Under 5 years 13,396 5.4%   13,932 5.5%      
5 to 17 years 36,787 14.9%   38,282 15.2%      
18 to 64 years 163,672 66.2%   158,003 62.6%      
65 years and over 33,432 13.5%   42,192 16.7%      
Median age 41.3 X   44.5 X      
           
HOUSEHOLDS          
Total households 100,650 100.0%   103,210 100.0%      
Family households 60,679 60.3%   62,653 60.7%      
Families with children under 18 27,662 27.5%   28,402 27.5%      
Average household size 2.34 X   2.36 X      
Average family size 2.90 X   2.94 X      
           
HOUSING OCCUPANCY          
Total housing units 104,990 100.0%   111,214 100.0%   110,530 100.0%
Occupied housing units 100,650 95.9%   103,210 92.8%   102,727 92.9%
Owner-occupied housing units 64,024 63.6%   64,637 62.6%   65,720 64.0%
Renter-occupied housing units 36,626 36.4%   38,573 37.4%   37,007 36.0%
Vacant housing units 4,340 4.1%   8,004 7.2%   7,803 7.1%
1 unit, detached housing 63,666 60.6%   67,578 61.1%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 514,600 X         868,000 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 1,162 X         1,523 X
         
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS        
Native 206,129 83.4%         201,756 81.2%
Foreign born 41,160 16.6%         46,845 18.8%
Naturalized citizen 17,086 6.9%         20,629 8.3%
Not a citizen 24,074 9.7%         26,216 10.5%
         
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999          
Median household income (dollars) 71,306 X         89,268 X
Median family income (dollars) 88,934 X         112,911 X
Per capita income (dollars) 44,962 X         53,940 X
Individuals in poverty 15,601 6.6%         16,796 7.0%
         
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT        
Population 25 and over 183,694 100.0%         182,677 100.0%
High school graduate 22,857 12.4%           12.8%
Bachelor's degree 56,549 30.8%           31.5%
Graduate or professional degree 37,699 20.5%           22.7%
           
COMMUTING TO WORK          
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.3 X         28.2 X
         
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER        
Total 126,646 100.0%         121,354 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 96,495 76.2%         92,516 76.2%
Drove alone 82,898 65.5%         80,967 66.7%
Carpooled 13,597 10.7%         11,549 9.5%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 12,797 10.1%         10,054 8.3%
Bus or trolley bus 9,259 7.3%         7,427 6.1%
Streetcar or trolley car 22 0.0%         24 0.0%
Subway or elevated 117 0.1%         52 0.0%
Railroad 101 0.1%         74 0.1%
Ferryboat 3,230 2.6%         2,477 2.0%
Taxicab 68 0.1%         33 0.0%
Motorcycle 427 0.3%         439 0.4%
Bicycle 1,233 1.0%         1,573 1.3%
Walked 3,835 3.0%         4,054 3.3%
Other means 732 0.6%         954 0.8%
Worked at home 11,127 8.8%         11,731 9.7%
           
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION          
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 128,855 100.0%         125,177 100.0%
Management, professional and related 67,674 52.5%         63,828 51.0%
Service 15,446 12.0%         18,505 14.8%
Sales and office 31,867 24.7%         28,714 22.9%
Farming, fishing & forestry 374 0.3%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 7,706 6.0%         8,638 6.9%
Production, transportation, and material moving 5,788 4.5%         5,492 4.4%
       
CLASS OF WORKER          
Self-employed workers 22,420 17.4%         22,075 17.6%
 
 
                Source: Census 2000 SF1, SF3, DP1-DP4, 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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