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2010 Demographic Profile Data via US Census Bureau

Subject Number Percent
SEX AND AGE    
 Total population 97,471 100.0
    Under 5 years 8,552 8.8
    5 to 9 years 6,891 7.1
    10 to 14 years 5,867 6.0
    15 to 19 years 6,773 6.9
    20 to 24 years 9,571 9.8
    25 to 29 years 9,887 10.1
    30 to 34 years 7,713 7.9
    35 to 39 years 6,183 6.3
    40 to 44 years 6,236 6.4
    45 to 49 years 6,469 6.6
    50 to 54 years 6,125 6.3
    55 to 59 years 5,000 5.1
    60 to 64 years 3,992 4.1
    65 to 69 years 2,759 2.8
    70 to 74 years 1,882 1.9
    75 to 79 years 1,513 1.6
    80 to 84 years 1,060 1.1
    85 years and over 998 1.0
     
    Median age (years) 30.6  ( X ) 
     
    16 years and over 75,073 77.0
    18 years and over 72,640 74.5
    21 years and over 67,531 69.3
    62 years and over 10,492 10.8
    65 years and over 8,212 8.4
     
 Male population 48,331 49.6
    Under 5 years 4,362 4.5
    5 to 9 years 3,505 3.6
    10 to 14 years 3,041 3.1
    15 to 19 years 3,380 3.5
    20 to 24 years 4,952 5.1
    25 to 29 years 4,999 5.1
    30 to 34 years 3,896 4.0
    35 to 39 years 3,122 3.2
    40 to 44 years 3,163 3.2
    45 to 49 years 3,162 3.2
    50 to 54 years 3,014 3.1
    55 to 59 years 2,398 2.5
    60 to 64 years 1,884 1.9
    65 to 69 years 1,255 1.3
    70 to 74 years 834 0.9
    75 to 79 years 665 0.7
    80 to 84 years 376 0.4
    85 years and over 323 0.3
     
    Median age (years) 29.9  ( X ) 
     
    16 years and over 36,883 37.8
    18 years and over 35,633 36.6
    21 years and over 33,082 33.9
    62 years and over 4,539 4.7
    65 years and over 3,453 3.5
     
 Female population 49,140 50.4
    Under 5 years 4,190 4.3
    5 to 9 years 3,386 3.5
    10 to 14 years 2,826 2.9
    15 to 19 years 3,393 3.5
    20 to 24 years 4,619 4.7
    25 to 29 years 4,888 5.0
    30 to 34 years 3,817 3.9
    35 to 39 years 3,061 3.1
    40 to 44 years 3,073 3.2
    45 to 49 years 3,307 3.4
    50 to 54 years 3,111 3.2
    55 to 59 years 2,602 2.7
    60 to 64 years 2,108 2.2
    65 to 69 years 1,504 1.5
    70 to 74 years 1,048 1.1
    75 to 79 years 848 0.9
    80 to 84 years 684 0.7
    85 years and over 675 0.7
     
    Median age (years) 31.4  ( X ) 
     
    16 years and over 38,190 39.2
    18 years and over 37,007 38.0
    21 years and over 34,449 35.3
    62 years and over 5,953 6.1
    65 years and over 4,759 4.9
     
RACE    
 Total population 97,471 100.0
    One Race 95,052 97.5
      White 40,514 41.6
      Black or African American 45,964 47.2
      American Indian and Alaska Native 453 0.5
      Asian 1,897 1.9
        Asian Indian 264 0.3
        Chinese 290 0.3
        Filipino 699 0.7
        Japanese 71 0.1
        Korean 122 0.1
        Vietnamese 286 0.3
        Other Asian [1] 165 0.2
      Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 157 0.2
        Native Hawaiian 29 0.0
        Guamanian or Chamorro 76 0.1
        Samoan 12 0.0
        Other Pacific Islander [2] 40 0.0
      Some Other Race 6,067 6.2
    Two or More Races 2,419 2.5
      White; American Indian and Alaska Native [3] 262 0.3
      White; Asian [3] 363 0.4
      White; Black or African American [3] 778 0.8
      White; Some Other Race [3] 295 0.3
     
 Race alone or in combination with one or more other races: [4]    
    White 42,441 43.5
    Black or African American 47,316 48.5
    American Indian and Alaska Native 1,029 1.1
    Asian 2,485 2.5
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 288 0.3
    Some Other Race 6,584 6.8
     
HISPANIC OR LATINO    
 Total population 97,471 100.0
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 10,617 10.9
      Mexican 7,157 7.3
      Puerto Rican 831 0.9
      Cuban 151 0.2
      Other Hispanic or Latino [5] 2,478 2.5
    Not Hispanic or Latino 86,854 89.1
     
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE    
 Total population 97,471 100.0
    Hispanic or Latino 10,617 10.9
      White alone 3,569 3.7
      Black or African American alone 457 0.5
      American Indian and Alaska Native alone 120 0.1
      Asian alone 26 0.0
      Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 38 0.0
      Some Other Race alone 5,841 6.0
      Two or More Races 566 0.6
    Not Hispanic or Latino 86,854 89.1
      White alone 36,945 37.9
      Black or African American alone 45,507 46.7
      American Indian and Alaska Native alone 333 0.3
      Asian alone 1,871 1.9
      Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 119 0.1
      Some Other Race alone 226 0.2
      Two or More Races 1,853 1.9
     
RELATIONSHIP    
 Total population 97,471 100.0
    In households 93,612 96.0
      Householder 36,915 37.9
      Spouse [6] 12,869 13.2
      Child 28,185 28.9
        Own child under 18 years 20,946 21.5
      Other relatives 7,952 8.2
        Under 18 years 3,339 3.4
        65 years and over 659 0.7
      Nonrelatives 7,691 7.9
        Under 18 years 437 0.4
        65 years and over 195 0.2
     
        Unmarried partner 3,043 3.1
    In group quarters 3,859 4.0
      Institutionalized population 2,139 2.2
        Male 1,759 1.8
        Female 380 0.4
      Noninstitutionalized population 1,720 1.8
        Male 984 1.0
        Female 736 0.8
     
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE    
 Total households 36,915 100.0
    Family households (families) [7] 22,989 62.3
      With own children under 18 years 11,375 30.8
     
      Husband-wife family 12,869 34.9
        With own children under 18 years 5,607 15.2
      Male householder, no wife present 2,117 5.7
        With own children under 18 years 922 2.5
      Female householder, no husband present 8,003 21.7
        With own children under 18 years 4,846 13.1
    Nonfamily households [7] 13,926 37.7
      Householder living alone 10,635 28.8
        Male 5,154 14.0
          65 years and over 779 2.1
        Female 5,481 14.8
          65 years and over 1,586 4.3
     
    Households with individuals under 18 years 13,160 35.6
    Households with individuals 65 years and over 6,251 16.9
     
    Average household size 2.54  ( X ) 
    Average family size [7] 3.13  ( X ) 
     
HOUSING OCCUPANCY    
 Total housing units 42,219 100.0
    Occupied housing units 36,915 87.4
    Vacant housing units 5,304 12.6
      For rent 3,195 7.6
      Rented, not occupied 124 0.3
      For sale only 775 1.8
      Sold, not occupied 79 0.2
      For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 207 0.5
      All other vacants 924 2.2
     
    Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) [8] 4.2  ( X ) 
    Rental vacancy rate (percent) [9] 14.2  ( X ) 
     
HOUSING TENURE    
 Occupied housing units 36,915 100.0
    Owner-occupied housing units 17,673 47.9
      Population in owner-occupied housing units 44,270  ( X ) 
      Average household size of owner-occupied units 2.50  ( X ) 
    Renter-occupied housing units 19,242 52.1
      Population in renter-occupied housing units 49,342  ( X ) 
      Average household size of renter-occupied units 2.56  ( X ) 

 

           

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