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Population
Local
%
State
%
    1990
261,229
100.0
6,187,358
100.0
    2000
234,403
100.0
7,078,515
100.0
        Male
119,830
51.1%
3,471,895
49.0
        Female
114,573
48.9%
3,606,620
51.0
 
Land Area (Square miles)
54
-
39,594
-
Person per square mile
4,363
-
178.8
-
Per Capita Income (1999)
22,383
-
23,975
-
Total Housing
94,416
-
2,904,192
-
 
 
 
 
 
Race/Ethnicity (2000)
    One race
228,583
97.5
6,935,446
98.0
        White
113,358
48.4
5,120,110
72.3
        Black
103,387
44.1
1,390,293
19.6
        American Indian and Alaska Native
1,071
0.5
21,172
0.3
        Asian
6,593
2.8
261,025
3.7
        Native American, Pacific Islander
251
0.1
3,946
0.1
        Some other race
3,923
1.7
138,900
2.0
    Two or more races
5,820
2.5
143,069
2.0
 
 
 
 
 
Educational Attainment
Population 25 years and older (2000)
135,258
100.0
4,666,574
100.0
    Highshool and above
106,043
78.4
3,803,258
81.5
    Bachelor and above 
 26,511
19.6
863,316
29.5

Household Income (1999)
 
 
 
 
Households
86,178
100.0
2,700,335
100.0
    Less than $10,000
12,024
14.0
214,076
7.9
    $10,000 - $14,999
6,883
8.0
141,948
5.3
    $15,000 - $24,999
14,465
16.8
308,532
11.4
    $25,000 - $34,999
13,470
15.6
326,821
12.1
    $35,000 - $49,999
15,232
17.7
444,682
16.5
    $50,000 - $74,999
13,402
15.6
549,412
20.3
    $75,000 - $99,999
5,264
6.1
307,107
11.4
    $100,000 - $149,999
3,318
3.9
254,948
9.4
    $150,000 - $199,999
915
1.1
80,046
3.0
    $200,000 or more
1,205
1.4
72,763
2.7
    Median income
$31,815
-
46,677
-

Poverty Status (1999)
 
 
 
 
    Families
8,108
15.5
129,890
7.0
    Families, no husband
5,967
37.1
71,397
23.0
    Individuals
40,857
19.4
656,641
9.6
 
 
 
 
 
Age Distribution (2001)
    0-9
33,054
14.1
957,066
13.5
    10-19
33,998
14.5
980,020
13.8
    20-34
68,603
29.2
1,517,539
21.4
    35-54
58,579
25.0
2,199,946
31.1
    55-64
14,637
6.3
631,611
9.0
    65-84
22,672
9.6
705,067
10.0
    85 and over
2,860
1.2
87,266
1.2
    Median age
29.6
-
35.7
-
         
         
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