As of the census1 of 2000, there are 19,646 people, 7,390 households, and 5,113 families residing in the city. The population density is 567.3/km² (1,469.5/mi²). There are 7,931 housing units at an average density of 229.0/km² (593.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 95.50% White, 0.20% African American, 0.96% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 1.31% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. 3.94% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 7,390 households out of which 41.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% are married couples living together, 10.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% are non-families. 24.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.62 and the average family size is 3.12.
In the city the population is spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $46,521, and the median income for a family is $52,383. Males have a median income of $41,131 versus $22,717 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,749. 7.9% of the population and 5.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 6.2% are under the age of 18 and 14.1% are 65 or older.