Demographics and Economy

General Characteristics

Number Percent U.S.
Total Population 17,145
Male 8,149 47.5% 49.1%
Female 8,996 52.5% 50.9%
Median age (years) 34.1 35.3
Under 5 years 989 5.8% 6.8%
18 years and over 13,785 80.4% 74.3%
65 years and over 2,483 14.5% 12.4%
One race 16,661 97.2% 97.6%
White 14,164 82.6% 75.1%
Black or African American 890 5.2% 12.3%
American Indian and
Alaskan Native
134 0.8% 0.9%
Asian 1,015 5.9% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian and
Other Pacific Islander
15 0.1% 0.1%
Some other race 443 2.6% 5.5%
Two or more races 484 2.8% 2.4%
Hispanic or Latino
(of any race)
949 5.5% 12.5%
Household population 16,702 97.4% 97.2%
Group quarters population 443 2.6% 2.8%
Average household size 2.85 3.14
Average family size 2.85 3.14

Social Characteristics

Number Percent U.S.
Population 25 years and over 11,853
High school graduate or higher 10,791 91.0% 80.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 4,153 35.0% 24.4%
Civilian veterans (civilian
population 18 years and over)
1,508 11.0% 12.7%
Disability status (population 5
years and over)
2,881 18.2% 19.3%
Foreign born 2,395 14.0% 11.1%
Male, Now married, except separated
(population 15 years and over)
3,016 45.0% 56.7%
Female, Now married, except separated
(population 15 years and over)
2,794 36.6% 52.1%
Speak a language other than English
at home (population 5 years and over)
2,573 15.9% 17.9%

Economic Characteristics

Number Percent U.S.
In labor force (population 18 years
and over)
10,076 71.1% 63.9%
Mean travel time to work in minutes
(workers 16 years and over)
20.1 25.5
Median household income in 1999 (dollars) 39,203 41,994
Median family income in 1999 (dollars) 50,359 50,046
Per capita income in 1999 (dollars) 26,759 21,587
Families below poverty level 309 8.1% 9.2%
Individuals below poverty level 1,563 9.3% 12.4%

Housing Characteristics

Number Percent U.S.
Total housing units 8,390
Occupied housing units 8,224 98.0% 91.0%
Owner-occupied housing units 3,120 37.9% 66.2%
Renter-occupied housing units 5,104 62.1% 33.8%
Vacant housing units 166 2.0% 9.0%
Single-family owner-occupied homes 2,651
Median value (dollars) 132,400 119,600
Median of selected monthly owner costs
With a mortgage (dollars) 1,137 1,088
Not mortgaged (dollars) 346 295