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Population 34,926 (source: Census 2010)
Size 14.14 square miles

Founded

April 1887
Incorporated October 3, 1907
Form of Government Council/manager

Climate

  • Annual average temperature (degrees F):  63
  • Annual average rainfall (inches): 17.3
  • Elevation (feet above sea level): 1,150
Natural Amenities
  • 23 City-owned parks and sports fields with 1,788 acres of public park land, of which 1,769 is wilderness. Includes Thompson Creek Trail: a linear park following a 2.8-mile paved trail.
  • Winner of National Arbor Day Association's Tree City USA award for over 20 years.
Infrastructure
  • 128 miles surfaced streets
  • 117 miles sewer lines
  • 231 miles sidewalks
  • 127 street medians and parkways
  • 23 public buildings
  • 110 City vehicles
  • 4,000 street signs
  • 2,596 street and park lights
  • 24,187 city trees
Demographics

Age            

  • Median Age: 38.6 years 

% of Population by Age Group

  • 5 and under: 7.2%
  • 5-19 years: 12.8%
  • 20-34: 21.2%
  • 35-44: 11.1%
  • 45-64: 25.7%
  • 65 and older: 16.6%

Ethnicity

  • White: 75.2%
  • Asian & Pacific Islander: 16.2%
  • African American: 5.8%
  • Other: 2.8%
  • Native Hawaiian: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 19.8%
  • Some other race: 6.8%

Income

  • Average household income: $105,759
  • Median household income: $78,376

Housing

  • Median housing value: $476,100
  • Households: 11,121
  • Average household size: 2.5

(source: Census 2010, Claritas 2009 & Dept. of Finance 2009)

Education Highest Level of Education -- % of Population 25 Years and Older
  • High school graduate: 12.1%
  • Some college, less than 4 years: 19.4%
  • Associate degree: 6.7%
  • Bachelor's degree: 24.7%
  • Master's degree: 29.9%
  • Professional degree: 3.3%
  • Doctorate degree: 9.3%

 (source: Census 2010)