Eth 125 Appendix E Assignment

Axia College Material
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 - 130K.

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.

Part II

Next, answer the following questions:

a. What do these statistics reveal about Asian diversity in America?
In my opinion, the statistics reveals that the Asian population makes up a large part of the U.S. population as a whole even though it seems to be concentrated in just some of the states. It also seems to reveals that Asian Individuals in America are succeeding academically and employment wise.

b. What do you believe is the future of Asian diversity in America?
I feel that the Asian population will continue to grow and be prosperous for many years to come.


U.S. Census Bureau (2010, March 2). Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2010. Retrieved from

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Statistic 1
Statistic 2
Statistic 3
Cultural Makeup

15.5 million U.S. residents are Asian or Asian in combination with other races.
3.62 million Asians are of Chinese descent .
2.7% Percentage growth of the Asian population between 2007 and 2008, the highest of any race group during that time period. The...