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Population (2010 Census)

Total: 15,254
Male: 7,286
Female: 7,968

Age (2010 Census)

Age Total Male Female
Under 5 years of age  6.3%  7.0%  6.2%
 5 to 9 years  6.5%  6.9%  6.6%
 10 to 14 years  6.4%  6.7%  6.6%
 15 to 19 years  5.8%  6.3%  5.8%
 20 to 24 years  5.5%  5.8%  5.8%
 25 to 29 years  6.5%  6.9%  6.6%
 30 to 34 years  5.6%  6.2%  5.6%
 35 to 39 years  5.5%  5.8%  5.9%
 40 to 44 years  6.2%  6.0%  6.9%
 45 to 49 years  7.1%  7.5%  7.4%
 50 to 54 years  7.1%  7.3%  7.6%
 55 to 59 years  6.3%  6.3%  6.9%
 60 to 64  years  5.9%  5.9%  6.5%
 65 to 69 years  4.4%  4.2%  5.1%
 70 to 74 years  3.8%  3.1%  4.8%
 75 to 79 years  3.6%  2.9%  4.6%
 80 to 84 years  3.6%  2.9%  4.6%
 85 years and over  3.9%  2.4%  5.9%
Median age (years)  41.6  38.9  44.1

Race (2010 Census)

  Total
White alone  95.5%
Black or African American alone  0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone  0.1%
Asian alone  0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone  0.0%
Some other race  2.6%
Two or more races  1.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)  4.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino  95.1%

Households and Families (2010 Census)

Total households in 2010: 356
Family households: 225
Married-couple families: 2976
  • With own children under 18: 1068
Female householder, no husband present: 765
  • With own children under 18: 477
Average household size: 2.3
Average family size: 3.0

Median household income in the past 12 months (2005-2010 American Community Survey): 39,443

Tenure (2010 Census)

Owner-occupied housing units: 4400
Renter-occupied housing units: 2268

Educational Attainment (2005-2010 American Community Survey)

Percent high school graduate or higher: 88.4%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%

Housing Characteristics (2005-2010 American Community Survey)

Median housing value: 98,800
Median gross rent: 550



Population (2000 Census)

July 1, 2005: 15,607
Total: 15,579

Age (2000 Census)

Age Total Male Female
Under 5 years of age  6.5%  7.1%  6.0%
 5 to 9 years  6.7%  7.2%  6.2%
 10 to 14 years  6.5%  6.9%  6.1%
 15 to 19 years  5.9%  6.1%  5.7%
 20 to 24 years  5.6%  6.0%  5.4%
 25 to 34 years  12.5%  13.1%  11.9%
 35 to 44 years  14.8%  15.4%  14.2%
 45 to 54 years  13.4%  13.9%  13.0%
 55 to 59 years  4.8%  4.9%  4.7%
 60 to 64  years  4.1%  3.8%  4.4%
 65 to 74 years  9.0%  8.0%  9.8%
 75 to 84 years  7.2%  5.9%  8.4%
 85 years and over  3.0%  1.7%  4.2%
Median age (years)  39.1  37.4  41.0

Race (2000 Census)

  Total
White alone  97.5%
Black or African American alone  0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone  0.2%
Asian alone  0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone  0.1%
Some other race  0.3%
Two or more races  0.8%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)  1.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino  96.8%

Households and Families (2000 Census)

Total households in 2000: 6,713
Family households: 4,268
Married-couple families: 3,452
  • With own children under 18: 1,394
Female householder, no husband present: 634
  • With own children under 18: 441
Average household size: 2.25
Average family size: 2.84
Median household income: $40,345

Tenure (2000 Census)

Owner-occupied housing units: 4,621
Renter-occupied housing units: 2,092

Educational Attainment (2000 Census)

Percent high school graduate or higher: 29.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%

Housing Characteristics (2000 Census)

Median housing value: $78,700
Median gross rent: $445


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