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 *The 2006 American Community Survey universe is limited to the household population and excludes the population living in institutions, college dormitories, and other group quarters.

  

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White 215,894
Black or African American 40,504
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,500
Cherokee tribal grouping 250
Chippewa tribal grouping 0
Navajo tribal grouping 0
Sioux tribal grouping 26
Asian 7,808
Asian Indian 1,541
Chinese 1,439
Filipino 1,020
Japanese 279
Korean 312
Vietnamese 2,405
Other Asian 812
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 169
Native Hawaiian 151
Guamanian or Chamorro 18
Samoan 0
Other Pacific Islander 0
Some other race 11,743
Two or more races 4,822
White and Black or African American 1,021
White and American Indian and Alaska Native 1,501
White and Asian 708
Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native 76
 
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races
Total population 282,440
White 220,370
Black or African American 41,849
American Indian and Alaska Native 3,272
Asian 8,744
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 281
Some other race 13,011
 
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population 282,440
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 58,960
Mexican 49,230
Puerto Rican 1,259
Cuban 205
Other Hispanic or Latino 8,266
Not Hispanic or Latino 223,480
White alone 170,704
Black or African American alone 40,220
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 925
Asian alone 7,738
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 159
Some other race alone 650
Two or more races 3,084
Two races including Some other race 152
Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races 2,932
 

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over
217,685
In labor force
143,871
Civilian labor force
143,375
Employed
133,637
Unemployed
9,738
Armed Forces
496
Not in labor force
73,814
Civilian labor force
143,375
Females 16 years and over
112,044
In labor force
66,208
Civilian labor force
66,166
Employed
61,642
Own children under 6 years
23,534
All parents in family in labor force
14,641
Own children 6 to 17 years
45,977
All parents in family in labor force
32,444
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2009 American Community Survey

INDUSTRY
Civilian employed population 16 years and over
133,637
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining
1,847
Construction
10,882
Manufacturing
15,301
Wholesale trade
3,511
Retail trade
13,055
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities
7,571
Information
1,650
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
9,312
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
13,245
Educational services, and health care and social assistance
31,973
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
12,562
Other services, except public administration
6,326
Public administration
6,402

OCCUPATION
Civilian employed population 16 years and over
133,637
+/-1,483
133,637
(X)
Management, professional, and related occupations
49,989
+/-1,293
37.40%
+/-0.9
Service occupations
22,459
+/-1,120
16.80%
+/-0.8
Sales and office occupations
31,770
+/-1,220
23.80%
+/-0.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
300
+/-132
0.20%
+/-0.1
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
14,355
+/-979
10.70%
+/-0.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
14,764
+/-820
11.00%
+/-0.6

 

 

INCOME AND BENEFITS (IN 2009 INFLATION-ADJUSTED DOLLARS)
Total households
107,133
Less than $10,000
8,226
$10,000 to $14,999
5,535
$15,000 to $24,999
10,875
$25,000 to $34,999
11,345
$35,000 to $49,999
13,802
$50,000 to $74,999
18,564
$75,000 to $99,999
13,807
$100,000 to $149,999
15,384
$150,000 to $199,999
5,528
$200,000 or more
4,067
Median household income (dollars)
54,398
Mean household income (dollars)
71,540
 
With earnings
88,993
Mean earnings (dollars)
72,642
With Social Security
25,698
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
15,179
With retirement income
17,350
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,755
 
With Supplemental Security Income
3,973
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,095
With cash public assistance income
1,349
Mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
2,703
With Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
9,393
 
Families
73,289
Less than $10,000
3,400
$10,000 to $14,999
2,516
$15,000 to $24,999
5,545
$25,000 to $34,999
6,852
$35,000 to $49,999
8,867
$50,000 to $74,999
13,275
$75,000 to $99,999
10,897
$100,000 to $149,999
13,180
$150,000 to $199,999
5,012
$200,000 or more
3,745
Median family income (dollars)
68,108
Mean family income (dollars)
83,275
 
Per capita income (dollars)
27,768
 
Nonfamily households
33,844
Median nonfamily income (dollars)
31,315
Mean nonfamily income (dollars)
43,888
 
Median earnings for workers (dollars)
31,483
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers (dollars)
51,950
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers (dollars)
37,908
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2009 American Community Survey

PERCENTAGE OF FAMILIES AND PEOPLE WHOSE INCOME IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS IS BELOW THE POVERTY LEVEL
All families
9.60%
With related children under 18 years
14.70%
With related children under 5 years only
13.10%
Married couple families
4.40%
With related children under 18 years
6.10%
With related children under 5 years only
3.60%
Families with female householder, no husband present
29.80%
With related children under 18 years
37.60%
With related children under 5 years only
39.00%
 
All people
13.00%
Under 18 years
17.40%
Related children under 18 years
17.10%
Related children under 5 years
18.30%
Related children 5 to 17 years
16.70%
18 years and over
11.40%
18 to 64 years
11.60%
65 years and over
10.40%
People in families
10.70%
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over
24.60%

 


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