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Urban and Rural Residence Race Persons of Spanish Origin School Enrollment
Educational Attainment Residence in 1985 Disability of Civilian Noninstitutionalized Persons Children Ever Born Per 1,000 Women
Veteran Status Nativity and Place of Birth Language Spoken at Home Ancestry
Income in 1989 Income Type in 1989 Poverty Status in 1989 Year Structure Built
Bedrooms Selected Characteristics Source of Water Sewage Disposal
House Heating Fuel Year Householder Moved Into Unit Telephone Vehicle Available
Mortgage Status and Selected Monthly Owner Costs Selected Monthly Owner Costs as a Percentage of Household Income in 1989 Gross Rent Gross Rent as a Percentage of Household Income in 1989
Labor Force Status Commuting to Work Occupation Industry
Class of Worker

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE

     Total population.....................................    178,386
Urban population..........................................    139,715
    Percent of total population...........................       78.3
Rural population..........................................     38,671
    Percent of total population...........................       21.7
  Farm population.........................................      2,636

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RACE

White.....................................................    162,073
Black.....................................................     14,413
American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut.........................        354
Asian or Pacific Islander.................................      1,301
Other race................................................        245

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PERSONS OF SPANISH ORIGIN

Total.....................................................      1,125

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SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school..........     44,847
Preprimary school.........................................      3,921
Elementary or high school.................................     29,827
  Percent in private school...............................       16.4
College...................................................     11,099

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EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

  Persons 25 years and over...............................    117,686
Less than 9th grade.......................................      7,802
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.............................     13,651
High school graduate......................................     39,068
Some college, no degree...................................     23,
Associates degree.........................................      7,802
Bachelor's degree.........................................     16,699
Graduate or professional degree...........................      9,614
Percent high school graduate or higher....................       81.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.......................       22.4

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RESIDENCE IN 1985

      Persons 5 years and over............................    165,662
Lived in same house.......................................     88,227
Lived in different house in U.S...........................     76,884
  Same State..............................................     67,042
    Same county...........................................     52,563
    Different county......................................     14,479
  Different State.........................................      9,842
Lived abroad..............................................        551

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DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS

      Persons 16 to 64 years..............................    112,159
With a mobility or self-care limitation...................     10,202
  With a mobility limitation..............................      7,941
  With a self-care limitation.............................      3,444
With a work disability....................................      8,062
    In labor force........................................      3,823
  Prevented from working..................................      3,466
      Persons 65 years and over...........................     23,132
With a mobility or self-care limitation...................      7,474
  With a mobility limitation..............................      6,655
  With a self-care limitation.............................      2,235

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CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN

Women 15 to 24 years......................................        280
Women 25 to 34 years......................................      1,270
Women 35 to 44 years......................................      1,827

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VETERAN STATUS

Civilian veterans 16 years and over.......................     21,135
  65 years and over.......................................      5,607

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NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH

Native population.........................................    175,642
    Percent born in state of residence....................       81.6
Foreign-born population...................................      2,744
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990...........................        701

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LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

    Persons 5 years and over..............................    165,662
Speak a language other than English.......................      5,680
    Do not speak English 'very well'......................      1,741
  Speak Spanish...........................................      1,451
    Do not speak English 'very well'......................        393
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language..................        583
    Do not speak English 'very well'......................        272

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ANCESTRY

  Total ancestries reported...............................    229,360
Arab......................................................        205
Austrian..................................................        723
Belgian...................................................        355
Canadian..................................................        156
Czech.....................................................        796
Danish....................................................        606
Dutch.....................................................      6,230
English...................................................     32,607
Finnish...................................................         79
French (except Basque)....................................      7,631
French Canadian...........................................        492
German....................................................     69,560
Greek.....................................................        349
Hungarian.................................................      1,163
Irish.....................................................     39,049
Italian...................................................     10,866
Lithuanian................................................      2,414
Norwegian.................................................      1,410
Polish....................................................      3,745
Portuguese................................................        795
Romanian..................................................         67
Russian...................................................        707
Scotch-Irish..............................................      4,738
Scottish..................................................      4,736
Slovak....................................................      1,947
Subsaharan African........................................        319
Swedish...................................................      2,991
Swiss.....................................................        604
Ukrainian.................................................        143
United States or American.................................      7,049
Welsh.....................................................      1,476
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)............         54
Yugoslavian...............................................        385
Other ancestries..........................................     24,913

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INCOME IN 1989

  Households..............................................     71,944
Less than $5,000..........................................      3,643
$5,000 to $9,999..........................................      5,992
$10,000 to $14,999........................................      6,336
$15,000 to $24,999........................................     13,497
$25,000 to $34,999........................................     11,950
$35,000 to $49,999........................................     14,185
$50,000 to $74,999........................................     11,205
$75,000 to $99,999........................................      3,115
$100,000 to $149,999......................................      1,267
$150,000 or more..........................................        754
Median household income (dollars).........................     30,350
  Families................................................     47,720
Less than $5,000..........................................      1,585
$5,000 to $9,999..........................................      1,804
$10,000 to $14,999........................................      2,766
$15,000 to $24,999........................................      7,442
$25,000 to $34,999........................................      8,109
$35,000 to $49,999........................................     11,441
$50,000 to $74,999........................................      9,909
$75,000 to $99,999........................................      2,847
$100,000 to $149,999......................................      1,113
$150,000 or more..........................................        704
Median family income (dollars)............................     37,562
  Nonfamily households....................................     24,224
Less than $5,000..........................................      2,270
$5,000 to $9,999..........................................      4,249
$10,000 to $14,999........................................      3,635
$15,000 to $24,999........................................      6,122
$25,000 to $34,999........................................      3,776
$35,000 to $49,999........................................      2,574
$50,000 to $74,999........................................      1,192
$75,000 to $99,999........................................        233
$100,000 to $149,999......................................        123
$150,000 or more..........................................         50
Median nonfamily household income (dollars)...............     17,959
Per capita income (dollars)...............................     14,947

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INCOME TYPE IN 1989

      Households..........................................     71,944
With wage and salary income...............................     57,147
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars)...................     34,993
With nonfarm self-employment income.......................      8,429
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars)...........     17,456
With farm self-employment income..........................      1,899
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)..............     10,451
With Social Security income...............................     18,716
  Mean Social Security income (dollars)...................      7,889
With public assistance income.............................      4,358
  Mean public assistance income (dollars).................      3,612
With retirement income....................................     11,960
  Mean retirement income (dollars)........................      8,513

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POVERTY STATUS IN 1989

  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.......    175,796
    Below poverty level...................................     17,383
Persons 18 years and over.................................    130,901
    Below poverty level...................................     11,232
  Persons 65 years and over...............................     23,132
    Below poverty level...................................      2,363
Related children under 18 years...........................     44,670
    Below poverty level...................................      5,963
  Related children under 5 years..........................     12,560
    Below poverty level...................................      2,185
  Related children 5 to 17 years..........................     32,110
    Below poverty level...................................      3,778
Unrelated individuals.....................................     30,448
    Below poverty level...................................      5,995
  All families............................................     47,720
    Below poverty level...................................      3,429
With related children under 18 years......................     24,542
    Below poverty level...................................      2,800
  With related children under 5 years.....................      9,917
    Below poverty level...................................      1,565
  Female householder families.............................      7,777
    Below poverty level...................................      1,912
With related children under 18 years......................      5,101
    Below poverty level...................................      1,790
  With related children under 5 years.....................      1,671
    Below poverty level...................................        950
       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons...............................................        9.9
  Persons 18 years and over...............................        8.6
    Persons 65 years and over.............................       10.2
  Related children under 18 years.........................       13.3
    Related children under 5 years........................       17.4
    Related children 5 to 17 years........................       11.8
  Unrelated individuals...................................       19.7
All families..............................................        7.2
  With related children under 18 years....................       11.4
    With related children under 5 years...................       15.8
Female householder families...............................       24.6
  With related children under 18 years....................       35.1
    With related children under 5 years...................       56.9
      Total housing units.................................     76,873

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YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

1989 to March 1990........................................      1,109
1985 to 1988..............................................      5,172
1980 to 1984..............................................      5,146
1970 to 1979..............................................     17,124
1960 to 1969..............................................     11,267
1950 to 1959..............................................     10,334
1940 to 1949..............................................      8,989
1939 or earlier...........................................     17,732

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BEDROOMS

No bedroom................................................        618
1 bedroom.................................................      9,650
2 bedrooms................................................     27,155
3 bedrooms................................................     29,283
4 bedrooms................................................      8,512
5 or more bedrooms........................................      1,655

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SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Lacking complete plumbing facilities......................        232
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.......................        241
Condominium housing units.................................      1,898

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SOURCE OF WATER

Public system or private company..........................     71,111
Individual drilled well...................................      3,354
Individual dug well.......................................      2,201
Some other source.........................................        207

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SEWAGE DISPOSAL

Public sewer..............................................     65,540
Septic tank or cesspool...................................     11,083
Other means...............................................        250
      Occupied housing units..............................     72,146

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HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Utility gas...............................................     53,682
Bottled, tank, or LP gas..................................      3,943
Electricity...............................................     13,360
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc...................................        400
Coal or coke..............................................         22
Wood......................................................        393
Solar energy..............................................         21
Other fuel................................................        204
No fuel used..............................................        121

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YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

1989 to March 1990........................................     14,229
1985 to 1988..............................................     21,545
1980 to 1984..............................................      9,648
1970 to 1979..............................................     13,079
1960 to 1969..............................................      5,820
1959 or earlier...........................................      7,825

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TELEPHONE

No telephone in unit......................................      2,938

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VEHICLES AVAILABLE

  Occupied housing units..................................     72,146
None......................................................      6,601
1.........................................................     26,423
2.........................................................     28,388
3 or more.................................................     10,734

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MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Specified owner-occupied housing units....................     39,438
  With a mortgage.........................................     24,833
    Less than $300........................................      1,063
    $300 to $499..........................................      6,426
    $500 to $699..........................................      7,628
    $700 to $999..........................................      6,150
    $1,000 to $1,499......................................      2,714
    $1,500 to $1,999......................................        636
    $2,000 or more........................................        216
    Median (dollars)......................................        623
  Not mortgaged...........................................     14,605
    Less than $100........................................        619
    $100 to $199..........................................      7,378
    $200 to $299..........................................      4,769
    $300 to $399..........................................      1,248
    $400 or more..........................................        591
    Median (dollars)......................................        192

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SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989

Specified owner-occupied housing units....................     39,438
  Less than 20 percent....................................     27,003
  20 to 24 percent........................................      5,430
  25 to 29 percent........................................      2,738
  30 to 34 percent........................................      1,391
  35 percent or more......................................      2,672
  Not computed............................................        204

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GROSS RENT

Specified renter-occupied housing units...................     23,630
  Less than $200..........................................      2,401
  $200 to $299............................................      3,981
  $300 to $499............................................     11,949
  $500 to $749............................................      3,952
  $750 to $999............................................        387
  $1,000 or more..........................................        163
  No cash rent............................................        797
  Median (dollars)........................................        382

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GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989

Specified renter-occupied housing units...................     23,630
  Less than 20 percent....................................      9,031
  20 to 24 percent........................................      3,374
  25 to 29 percent........................................      2,534
  30 to 34 percent........................................      1,735
  35 percent or more......................................      5,927
  Not computed............................................      1,029

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LABOR FORCE STATUS

      Persons 16 years and over...........................    137,580
In labor force............................................     96,484
      Percent in labor force..............................       70.1
  Civilian labor force....................................     96,143
    Employed..............................................     91,949
    Unemployed............................................      4,194
      Percent unemployed..................................        4.4
  Armed Forces............................................        341
Not in labor force........................................     41,096
      Males 16 years and over.............................     63,156
In labor force............................................     49,066
      Percent in labor force..............................       77.7
  Civilian labor force....................................     48,797
    Employed..............................................     46,154
    Unemployed............................................      2,643
      Percent unemployed..................................        5.4
  Armed Forces............................................        269
Not in labor force........................................     14,090
      Females 16 years and over...........................     74,424
In labor force............................................     47,418
      Percent in labor force..............................       63.7
  Civilian labor force....................................     47,346
    Employed..............................................     45,795
    Unemployed............................................      1,551
      Percent unemployed..................................        3.3
  Armed Forces............................................         72
Not in labor force........................................     27,006
      Females 16 years and over...........................     74,424
With own children under 6 years...........................     10,680
  Percent in labor force..................................       70.2
With own children 6 to 17 years only......................     12,760
  Percent in labor force..................................       86.2
           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...     14,997
All parents present in household in labor force...........     10,068
    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies     29,080
All parents present in household in labor force...........     23,237
    Persons 16 to 19 years................................      9,016
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.......        895
  Employed or in Armed Forces.............................        392
  Unemployed..............................................        161
  Not in labor force......................................        342

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COMMUTING TO WORK

  Workers 16 years and over...............................     90,944
Percent drove alone.......................................       76.6
Percent in carpools.......................................       15.2
Percent using public transportation.......................        1.8
Percent using other means.................................        0.8
Percent walked or worked at home..........................        5.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)........................       17.4

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OCCUPATION

  Employed persons 16 years and over......................     91,949
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations.....     14,246
Professional specialty occupations........................     13,557
Technicians and related support occupations...............      4,307
Sales occupations.........................................      9,902
Administrative support occupations, including clerical....     20,994
Private household occupations.............................        233
Protective service occupations............................      1,772
Service occupations, except protective and household......      9,900
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations................      1,535
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.......      7,846
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.............      2,226
Transportation and material moving occupations............      2,972
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.......      2,459

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INDUSTRY

  Employed person 16 years and over.......................     91,949
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries......................      1,718
Mining....................................................        434
Construction..............................................      4,812
Manufacturing, nondurable goods...........................      2,523
Manufacturing, durable goods..............................      2,216
Transportation............................................      3,246
Communications and other public utilities.................      3,496
Wholesale trade...........................................      2,921
Retail trade..............................................     13,926
Finance, insurance, and real estate.......................      7,871
Business and repair services..............................      3,482
Personal services.........................................      2,599
Entertainment, and recreation services....................      1,110
Health services...........................................      9,455
Educational services......................................      7,363
Other professional and related services...................      6,615
Public administration.....................................     18,162

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CLASS OF WORKER

  Employed persons 16 years and over......................     91,949
Private wage and salary workers...........................     57,054
Government workers........................................     29,003
  Local government workers................................      6,037
  State government workers................................     20,682
  Federal government workers..............................      2,284
Self-employed workers.....................................      5,648
Unpaid family workers.....................................        244