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Appendix E

Asian Americans According to the U.S. Census Bureau

Part I

Organize statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau on Asian American diversity using the matrix below and the Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2010 document. Use the following directions to locate the document:

    • Go to the homepage of the U.S. Census Bureau website:
    • Scroll down to Newsroom.
    • Click on Facts for Features.
    • Under the 2010 heading, select the document: March 2:   Facts for Features:   Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month:   May 2010 | PDF Version - 67K.

You may also locate the document under the Week 8 Materials tab on your student website.

Statistic 1 of the Cultural Makeup column is provided for your reference. Note: you will find only two statistics to place in the financial row.

|                         |Statistic 1                       |Statistic 2                         |Statistic 3                         |
|Cultural Makeup           |15.5 million U.S. residents are   |5.1 million California residents   |2.7% growth of Asian population     |
|                         |Asian or Asian in combination     |had largest Asian population in     |between 07 & 08 making it the       |
|                         |with other races.                 |July 08 with New York and Texas     |highest of any race during the time|
|                         |                                 |falling behind.                     |period.                             |
|Income                   |$70,069 median household income   |11.8% poverty rate for single-race |17.6% of single-race Asians without|
|                         |for single-race Asians in 08.     |Asians in 08. Up from 10.2% in 07. |health coverage in 08.             |
|Education                 |50% of single-race Asians, 25 and|85% single-race Asians 25 and older|20% single-race Asians 25 and older|
|                         |older, who had a...