As of the census of 2000, there were 8,749 people, 2,874 households, and 2,253 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,060.7 people per square mile (409.5/km²). There were 3,022 housing units at an average density of 366.4 per square mile (141.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.60% White, 0.31% African American, 1.01% Native American, 1.50% Asian, 0.42% Pacific Islander, 2.40% from other races, and 1.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.36% of the population.
There were 2,874 households out of which 42.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.46.
In the city the age distribution of the population shows 31.9% under the age of 18, 13.0% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $47,052, and the median income for a family was $52,485. Males had a median income of $40,101 versus $26,223 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,544. About 3.0% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over.