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Decennial Census data
      1860-1940  |   1950-1960  |   1970-1990  |   2000-2010

1950 Census 1960 Census
TOTAL POPULATION 46,603 100.0% TOTAL POPULATION 65,890 100.0%
    In households 57,315 87.0%
In group quarters 8,575 13.0%
  
RACE RACE
Native white 41,162 88.3% White 64,615 98.1%
Foreign-born white 4,583 9.8%
Negro 408 0.9% Negro 552 0.8%
Other races 450 1.0% Other races 76 0.1%
Indians 43 0.1% Indian 118 0.2%
Japanese 109 0.2% Japanese 140 0.2%
Chinese 236 0.5% Chinese 281 0.4%
Filipino 108 0.2%
  
WHITE PERSONS OF SPANISH SURNAME 1,708 3.7%    
  
PLACE OF BIRTH
    Native 61,631 93.5%
    Foreign born 4,259 6.5%
  
SEX SEX
Male 23,924 51.3% Male 33,300 50.5%
Female 22,679 48.7% Female 32,590 49.5%
 
AGE AGE
Under 5 years 4,316 9.3% Under 5 years 5,846 8.9%
5 to 17 years 7,891 16.9% 5 to 17 years 14,519 22.0%
18 to 64 years 28,661 61.5% 18 to 64 years 35,843 54.4%
65 years and over 5,735 12.3% 65 years and over 9,682 14.7%
Median age 36.1 X Median age 36.0 X
  
HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS
Total household 12,657 100.0%    
    Families 15,840 100.0%
    With own children under 18 8,825 55.7%
Persons per household 3.07 X Population per household 3.04 X
  
HOUSING OCCUPANCY HOUSING OCCUPANCY
All dwelling units 6,506 100.0% All housing units 21,176 100.0%
Occupied dwelling units 5,891 90.5% All occupied units 18,867 89.1%
Owner occupied 3,175 53.9% Owner occupied 13,166 69.8%
Renter occupied 2,716 46.1% Renter occupied 5,701 30.2%
Vacant 604 9.3% Vacant 2,309 10.9%
Median value of 1-unit structures dollars 8,759 X Median value dollars 12,800 X
Median gross rent dollars 36 X Median gross rent dollars 71 X
  
INCOME IN 1949 INCOME IN 1959
Families median income dollars 3,449 X Families median income dollars 6,524 X
  
YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED YEARS OF SCHOOL COMPLETED
Population 25 years and over 29,855 100.0% Population 25 years and over 40,870 100.0%
High school 4 years 7,240 24.3% High school 4 years 10,748 26.3%
College 4 years or more 1,875 6.3% College 4 years or more 2,866 7.0%
  
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
All workers 21,309 100.0%
Private automobile or car pool 16,589 77.8%
Railroad, subway or elevated 0 0.0%
Bus or streetcar 244 1.1%
Walked to work 1,923 9.0%
Other means 477 2.2%
Worked at home 1,211 5.7%
Not reported 865 4.1%
  
MAJOR OCCUPATION GROUP OCCUPATION
Employed 14,626 100.0% Employed 21,495 100.0%
Professional, technical, and kindred 1,500 10.3% Professional, technical, and kindred 3,100 14.4%
Farmers and farm managers 1,005 6.9% Farmers and farm managers 573 2.7%
Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,360 9.3% Managers, officials, and propr's exc. farm 1,674 7.8%
Clerical and kindred 1,395 9.5% Clerical and kindred 2,649 12.3%
Sales 924 6.3% Sales 1,379 6.4%
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 2,663 18.2% Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred 4,078 19.0%
Operatives and kindred 1,999 13.7% Operatives and kindred 2,985 13.9%
Private household workers 197 1.3% Private household workers 451 2.1%
Service workers, except private household 1,850 12.6% Service workers, except private household 2,156 10.0%
Farm laborers 756 5.2% Farm laborers and farm foremen 590 2.7%
Laborers, except farm and mine 770 5.3% Laborers, except farm and mine 862 4.0%
Occupation not reported 207 1.4% Occupation not reported 998 4.6%
  
CLASS OF WORKER
Self-employed 2,559 11.9%
  
Census Data for the year:
1940 Total population 28,503
1930 Total population 22,897
1920 Total population 20,678
1910 Total population 19,800
1900 Total population 16,451
1890 Total population 16,411
1880 Total population 13,235
1870 Total population 7,163
1860 Total population 5,521
 
                Source: 1950-1960 Census, DOF Research

Decennial Census data
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Cities in Napa County:
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