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DP-1: Profile of General Demographic Characteristics:  2000
Data Set: Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data
Geographic Area: Region 16

Subject

Number

Percent

Total population

112,922

100.0

SEX AND AGE

Male

55,634

49.5

Female

57,288

50.5

Under 5 years

7,027

6.4

5 to 9 years

7,701

7.0

10 to 14 years

8,142

7.4

15 to 19 years

8,172

7.3

20 to 24 years

6,289

5.6

25 to 34 years

13,308

12.1

35 to 44 years

17,331

15.6

45 to 54 years

16,106

13.9

55 to 59 years

5,967

5.1

60 to 64 years

4,813

4.2

65 to 74 years

8,611

7.5

75 to 84 years

6,749

5.7

85 years and over

2,706

2.3

Median age (years)

37.85

18 years and over

84,923

74.7

Male

41,393

36.7

Female

43,530

38.1

21 years and over

80,547

70.9

62 years and over

20,841

18.0

65 years and over

18,066

15.5

Male

7,132

6.2

Female

10,934

9.3

RACE

One race

11,636

98.9

White

106,256

94.2

Black or African American

2,910

2.1

American Indian and Alaska Native

274

0.2

Asian

808

0.8

Asian Indian

107

0.1

Chinese

95

0.1

Filipino

87

0.1

Japanese

21

0.0

Korean

105

0.1

Vietnamese

142

0.2

Other Asian 1

251

0.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

46

0.0

Native Hawaiian

7

0.0

Guamanian or Chamorro

9

0.0

Samoan

11

0.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

19

0.0

Some other race

1,342

1.7

Two or more races

1,286

1.1

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White

107,439

95.2

Black or African American

3,477

2.5

American Indian and Alaska Native

674

0.6

Asian

1,000

1.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

85

0.1

Some other race

1,634

2.0

HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE

Total population

112,922

100.0

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

3,435

4.5

Mexican

2,776

3.7

Puerto Rican

97

0.1

Cuban

14

0.0

Other Hispanic or Latino

548

0.7

Not Hispanic or Latino

109,487

95.5

White alone

104,392

91.6

RELATIONSHIP

Total population

112,922

100.0

In households

108,663

96.1

Householder

44,576

38.8

Spouse

24,408

21.8

Child

32,141

28.8

Own child under 18 years

25,833

23.3

Other relatives

3,046

2.8

Under 18 years

1,386

1.3

Nonrelatives

4,492

4.0

Unmarried partner

2,348

2.0

In group quarters

4,259

3.9

Institutionalized population

3,610

3.3

Noninstitutionalized population

649

0.6

HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Total households

44,576

100.0

Family households (families)

30,370

69.2

With own children under 18 years

13,810

32.0

Married-couple family

24,408

56.4

With own children under 18 years

9,944

23.6

Female householder, no husband present

4,370

9.3

With own children under 18 years

2,862

6.1

Nonfamily households

14,206

30.8

Householder living alone

12,273

26.6

Householder 65 years and over

5,624

12.2

Households with individuals under 18 years

14,816

34.3

Households with individuals 65 years and over

12,204

26.8

Average household size

2.48

Average family size

2.99

HOUSING OCCUPANCY

Total housing units

48,634

100.0

Occupied housing units

44,576

91.1

Vacant housing units

4,058

8.9

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

644

2.0

Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)

6.40

Rental vacancy rate (percent)

36.10

HOUSING TENURE

Occupied housing units

44,576

100.0

Owner-occupied housing units

33,315

75.0

Renter-occupied housing units

11,261

25.0

Average household size of owner-occupied unit

2.56

Average household size of renter-occupied unit

2.24


(X) Not applicable
 1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
 2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
 3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.