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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 394,542 100.0%   413,344 100.0%   410,042 100.0%
In households 378,568 96.0%   400,892 97.0%      
In group quarters 15,974 4.0%   12,452 3.0%      
   
RACE  
White 222,387 56.4%   210,751 51.0%      
Black or African American 58,827 14.9%   60,750 14.7%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 3,110 0.8%   3,212 0.8%      
Asian 50,299 12.7%   60,473 14.6%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 3,078 0.8%   3,564 0.9%      
Some other race 31,612 8.0%   43,236 10.5%      
Two or more races 25,229 6.4%   31,358 7.6%      
   
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE  
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 69,598 17.6%   99,356 24.0%      
Not Hispanic or Latino 324,944 82.4%   313,988 76.0%      
White 194,282 49.2%   168,628 40.8%      
Black or African American 57,597 14.6%   58,743 14.2%      
American Indian and Alaska Native 2,194 0.6%   1,864 0.5%      
Asian 49,399 12.5%   59,027 14.3%      
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 2,859 0.7%   3,243 0.8%      
Some other race 955 0.2%   1,463 0.4%      
Two or more races 17,658 4.5%   21,020 5.1%      
   
SEX  
Male 198,694 50.4%   206,195 49.9%      
Female 195,848 49.6%   207,149 50.1%      
   
AGE  
Under 5 years 28,694 7.3%   26,852 6.5%      
5 to 17 years 83,068 21.0%   74,683 18.1%      
18 to 64 years 245,264 62.2%   264,962 64.1%      
65 years and over 37,426 9.5%   46,847 11.3%      
Median age 33.9 X   36.9 X      
   
HOUSEHOLDS  
Total households 130,403 100.0%   141,758 100.0%      
Family households 97,375 74.4%   101,989 71.9%      
Families with children under 18 52,044 39.9%   47,269 33.3%      
Average household size 2.90 X   2.83 X      
Average family size 3.33 X   3.30 X      
   
HOUSING OCCUPANCY  
Total housing units 134,513 100.0%   152,698 100.0%   151,616 100.0%
Occupied housing units 130,403 96.9%   141,758 92.8%   139,011 91.7%
Owner-occupied housing units 84,994 65.2%   89,648 63.2%   91,447 65.8%
Renter-occupied housing units 45,409 34.8%   52,110 36.8%   47,564 34.2%
Vacant housing units 4,110 3.1%   10,940 7.2%   12,605 8.3%
1 unit, detached housing 95,378 70.9%   108,145 71.3%
Median value owner occupied unit (dollars) 178,300 X         389,800 X
Median gross rent (dollars) 797 X         1,195 X
   
PLACE OF BIRTH BY CITIZENSHIP STATUS  
Native 328,046 83.1%         328,413 80.1%
Foreign born 66,496 16.9%         81,629 19.9%
Naturalized citizen 35,301 8.9%         41,538 10.1%
Not a citizen 31,195 7.9%         40,091 9.8%
   
INCOME AND POVERTY IN 1999    
Median household income (dollars) 54,099 X         68,409 X
Median family income (dollars) 60,597 X         77,321 X
Per capita income (dollars) 21,731 X         28,649 X
Individuals in poverty 31,344 8.3%         41,158 10.4%
   
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT  
Population 25 and over 246,488 100.0%         266,344 100.0%
High school graduate 60,367 24.5%           24.5%
Bachelor's degree 37,130 15.1%           16.7%
Graduate or professional degree 15,585 6.3%           7.3%
   
COMMUTING TO WORK  
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 31.8 X         29.5 X
   
MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK FOR WORKERS 16 YEARS AND OVER  
Total 174,571 100.0%         184,338 100.0%
Car, truck, or van: 158,869 91.0%         167,791 91.0%
Drove alone 127,896 73.3%         140,087 76.0%
Carpooled 30,973 17.7%         27,704 15.0%
Public transportation (Census 2000 includes taxicabs, ACS excludes them) 4,662 2.7%         4,823 2.6%
Bus or trolley bus 2,523 1.4%         2,663 1.4%
Streetcar or trolley car 32 0.0%         60 0.0%
Subway or elevated 943 0.5%         827 0.4%
Railroad 176 0.1%         426 0.2%
Ferryboat 864 0.5%         847 0.5%
Taxicab 124 0.1%         133 0.1%
Motorcycle 472 0.3%         559 0.3%
Bicycle 803 0.5%         539 0.3%
Walked 2,784 1.6%         2,909 1.6%
Other means 1,540 0.9%         1,337 0.7%
Worked at home 5,441 3.1%         6,247 3.4%
   
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION  
Employed civilian population 16 years and over 172,355 100.0%         185,585 100.0%
Management, professional and related 53,326 30.9%         60,953 32.8%
Service 28,231 16.4%         34,443 18.6%
Sales and office 48,318 28.0%         49,464 26.7%
Farming, fishing & forestry 1,099 0.6%         Included in following category  
Construction, extraction, and maintenance 18,896 11.0%         20,379 11.0%
Production, transportation, and material moving 22,485 13.0%         20,346 11.0%
   
CLASS OF WORKER      
Self-employed workers 10,366 6.0%         12,171 6.6%
 
 
                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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Cities in Solano County:
Benicia       Dixon       Fairfield       Rio Vista       Suisun City       Vacaville       Vallejo      
 



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