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Population (2010 Census)

Total: 28,079
Male: 13,536
Female: 14,543

Age (2010 Census)

Age Total Male Female
Under 5 years of age  6.2%  6.5%  6.4%
 5 to 9 years  5.9%  6.4%  5.9%
 10 to 14 years  6.1%  6.5%  6.1%
 15 to 19 years  7.1%  7.6%  7.2%
 20 to 24 years  6.3%  6.6%  6.4%
 25 to 29 years  6.3%  6.8%  6.2%
 30 to 34 years  5.6%  5.8%  5.9%
 35 to 39 years  5.4%  5.7%  5.6%
 40 to 44 years  5.8%  6.1%  6.0%
 45 to 49 years  7.1%  7.1%  7.6%
 50 to 54 years  7.8%  7.8%  8.4%
 55 to 59 years  7.5%  7.6%  7.9%
 60 to 64  years  5.8%  5.4%  6.5%
 65 to 69 years  4.0%  3.6%  4.7%
 70 to 74 years  3.7%  3.3%  4.3%
 75 to 79 years  3.3%  2.7%  4.0%
 80 to 84 years  3.1%  2.4%  4.0%
 85 years and over  3.0%  1.8%  4.4%
Median age (years)  40.9  38.4  43.5

Race (2010 Census)

  Total
White alone  98.6%
Black or African American alone  0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone  0.2%
Asian alone  0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone  0.0%
Some other race  0.0%
Two or more races  0.4%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)  0.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino  98.2%

Households and Families (2010 Census)

Total households in 2010: 349
Family households: 242
Married-couple families: 5341
  • With own children under 18: 1914
Female householder, no husband present: 1335
  • With own children under 18: 814
Average household size: 2.6
Average family size: 3.2

Median household income in the past 12 months (2005-2010 American Community Survey): 42,506

Tenure (2010 Census)

Owner-occupied housing units: 8310
Renter-occupied housing units: 4056

Educational Attainment (2005-2010 American Community Survey)

Percent high school graduate or higher: 91.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%

Housing Characteristics (2005-2010 American Community Survey)

Median housing value: 97,200
Median gross rent: 577



Population (2000 Census)

July 1, 2005: 27,909
Total: 29,172

Age (2000 Census)

Age Total Male Female
Under 5 years of age  6.2%  6.5%  5.9%
 5 to 9 years  6.6%  7.1%  6.2%
 10 to 14 years  6.6%  7.1%  6.2%
 15 to 19 years  7.7%  8.7%  6.8%
 20 to 24 years  6.6%  6.9%  6.3%
 25 to 34 years  11.9%  12.5%  11.4%
 35 to 44 years  14.8%  15.3%  14.4%
 45 to 54 years  13.2%  13.5%  12.9%
 55 to 59 years  4.3%  4.1%  4.5%
 60 to 64  years  4.2%  4.0%  4.4%
 65 to 74 years  8.4%  7.6%  9.2%
 75 to 84 years  6.6%  5.2%  7.8%
 85 years and over  2.8%  1.4%  4.2%
Median age (years)  38.2  35.8  40.3

Race (2000 Census)

  Total
White alone  95.4%
Black or African American alone  1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone  0.2%
Asian alone  0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone  0.0%
Some other race  1.1%
Two or more races  1.4%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)  3.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino  93.4%

Households and Families (2000 Census)

Total households in 2000: 12,368
Family households: 7,513
Married-couple families: 5,860
  • With own children under 18: 2,426
Female householder, no husband present: 1,276
  • With own children under 18: 844
Average household size: 2.27
Average family size: 2.9
Median household income: $33,852

Tenure (2000 Census)

Owner-occupied housing units: 8,336
Renter-occupied housing units: 4,032

Educational Attainment (2000 Census)

Percent high school graduate or higher: 29.9%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%

Housing Characteristics (2000 Census)

Median housing value: $72,700
Median gross rent: $405


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