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Metropolitan Area Residents

1980: 444,000

1990: 476,923

2000: 540,258

Percent change, 1990–2000: 13.3%

U.S. rank in 1980: 74th

U.S. rank in 1990: Not reported

U.S. rank in 2000: 78th

City Residents

1980: 200,452

1990: 199,973

2000: 198,915

2003 estimate: 193,464

Percent change, 1990–2000: -.3%

U.S. rank in 1980: 72nd

U.S. rank in 1990: 79th (State rank: 2nd)

U.S. rank in 2000: 105th (State rank: 3rd)

Density: 1,687.1 people per square mile (2000)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (2000)

White: 100,251

Black or African American: 92,068

American Indian and Alaska Native: 487

Asian: 3,022

Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 52

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 2,828

Other: 1,046

Percent of residents born in state: 72.7% (2000)

Age characteristics (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 14,480

Population 5 to 9 years old: 15,100

Population 10 to 14 years old: 14,495

Population 15 to 19 years old: 14,754

Population 20 to 24 years old: 15,387

Population 25 to 34 years old: 27,076

Population 35 to 44 years old: 28,613

Population 45 to 54 years old: 25,207

Population 55 to 59 years old: 8,830

Population 60 to 64 years old: 7,700

Population 65 to 74 years old: 13,778

Population 75 to 84 years old: 9,968

Population 85 years and older: 3,527

Median age: 34.3 years

Births (2002)

Total number: 5,830

Deaths (2002)

Total number: 3,929 (of which, 60 were infants under the age of 1 year)

Money income (1999)

Per capita income: $18,072

Median household income: $31,445

Total households: 78,548

Number of households with income of . . .

less than $10,000: 13,142

$10,000 to $14,999: 7,145

$15,000 to $24,999: 12,026

$25,000 to $34,999: 10,400

$35,000 to $49,999: 12,155

$50,000 to $74,999: 12,450

$75,000 to $99,999: 5,211

$100,000 to $149,999: 3,597

$150,000 to $199,999: 1,055

$200,000 or more: 1,367

Percent of families below poverty level: 17.9% (63.3% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 17,949


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