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City Census Data
Educational Attainment
Number Percentages National
Less than High School 6,100 5.4 % 6.9 %
High School Graduate 40,450 35.9 % 33.3 %
Some College 31,038 27.6 % 25.3 %
Bachelor’s Degree 25,466 22.6 % 21.6 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 9,543 8.5 % 13.0 %
High School Graduate or Higher 99,423 88.3 % 86.4 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 29,500 26.2 % 26.2 %
Age Statistics
Total Population 206,568
Number Percentages National
Age Breakdown
19 years old and under 57,772 28.0 % 26.4 %
20 to 44 years old 76,551 37.1 % 13.0 %
45 to 64 years old 49,141 23.8 % 12.3 %
65 years old and older 23,104 11.2 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number Percentages National
English Only 156,110 87.8 % 85.0 %
Spanish 18,695 10.5 % 14.0 %
Other Languages 3,021 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number Percentages National
Never Married 25,362 33.6 % 32.6 %
Married 34,890 46.3 % 51.0 %
Separated 2,338 3.1 % 2.8 %
Divorced 12,844 17.0 % 13.6 %
Census Housing Report
Number Percentages National
Total Housing Units 89,132
Housing Occupancy
Occupied Housing Units 81,387 91.3 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 7,745 8.7 % 12.4 %
Structure Types
1-Unit, Detached 61,098 68.5 % 61.6 %
1-Unit, Attached 3,197 3.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 2,928 3.3 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 2,390 2.7 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 3,306 3.7 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 3,518 3.9 % 4.5 %
20 or More Units 10,299 11.6 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 2,396 2.7 % 6.4 %
Age Of Homes
Built 2000 or Later 7,355 8.3 % 15.9 %
Built 1990 to 1999 5,956 6.7 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 5,896 6.6 % 13.8 %
Built 1970 to 1979 11,785 13.2 % 15.8 %
Built 1960 to 1969 10,185 11.4 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 23,560 26.4 % 16.2 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 24,395 27.4 % 13.4 %
Fuel Types
Electric 17,790 20.0 % 32.3 %
Oil / Kerosene 209 0.2 % 5.1 %
Natural Gas 61,191 68.7 % 42.7 %
Tank or LP Gas 979 1.1 % 4.2 %
Wood 89 0.1 % 1.9 %
Solar 83 0.1 % 0.0 %
Other Fuel 840 0.9 % 0.4 %
None 206 0.2 % 0.8 %
Racial Breakdown
Number Percentages National
Caucasian 159,799 79.9 % 76.2 %
African-American 21,311 10.7 % 13.0 %
Native American 923 0.5 % 0.8 %
Asian 10,833 5.4 % 5.1 %
Some Other Race 7,057 3.5 % 4.8 %
Economic Statistics
Amount National
Median Household Income 45,001 51,371
Median Family Income 53,256 62,527
Median Per Capita Income 23,045 27,319
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com

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