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Demographics

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Quick Facts from U.S. Census Bureau

Population: 129,488 (July 1, 2018)

Age:

  • Persons under 5 years: 7%
  • Persons under 18 years: 19.9%
  • Persons between 18-64 years: 80%
  • Persons 65 years and older: 11.1%
  • Median age: 33.9

Race:

  • White alone: 43%
  • White alone, not Hispanic or Latino: 33.8% 
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.4%
  • Black or African American alone: 2.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone: 0.3%
  • Asian alone: 41.3%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone: 0.7%
  • Two or More Races: 5.4%

Foreign-Born Population: 42.2%

  • World region of birth of foreign-born:
    • Europe: 9%
    • Asia: 74.6%
    • Africa: 3.1%
    • Oceania: 0.3%
    • Latin America: 11.9%
    • Northern America: 1.1%

Languages Spoken at Home (for population 5 years and over):

  • English only: 47.6%
  • Languages other than English: 52.4%
    • Spanish: 11%
    • Other Indo-European languages: 15.1%
    • Asian and Pacific Islander languages: 24.5%
    • Other languages: 2%
  • Speak English less than "very well": 16.2%

Veterans (2014-2018): 3,280

Housing (2014-2018)

  • Owner-occupied housing unit rate: 42.9%
  • Median value of owner-occupied housing units: $927,200
  • Median gross rent: $2,261

Educational Attainment (population 25 years or over):

  • Associates Degree: 6%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency): 13.2%
  • High school graduate or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.5%

Computer and Internet Usage:

  • Total households with a computer: 95.3%
  • Total households with a broadband internet subscription: 91.2%

Transportation:

  • Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ (2014-2018): 24.1


Source: U.S. Census/2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

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