Eth 125 Appendix E

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. The Web site is available at

Statistic 1 of the Cultural Makeup column is provided for your reference. Note: you will find only two statistics to place in the Future row.
Statistic 1 Statistic 2 Statistic 3
Cultural Makeup
15.5 million U.S. residents are Asian or Asian in combination with other races 2.7% Percentage growth of the Asian population between 2007 and 2008, the highest of any race
group. 5.1 million The Asian population in California, the state that had the largest Asian population on   July 1, 2008, as well as the largest numerical increase from 2007 to 2008 (105,000). New York (1.5 million) and Texas (956,000) followed in population. In Hawaii, our nation’s only majority Asian state, Asians made up the highest proportion of the total population (54 percent).
$70,069 Median household income for single-race Asians in 2008 11.8% Poverty rate for single-race Asians in 2008, up from 10.2 percent in 2007.
Nationality 1.4 million The number of Asians (self-identified as Asian alone or in combination with one or more other races) in Los Angeles County, Calif., in 2008, which tops the nation's counties.
19,000 Santa Clara County, Calif.'s Asian population increase from 2007 to 2008, the largest in the nation.
58% Percent of the population of Honolulu County, Hawaii, that was Asian in 2008, which led the country. Honolulu was the only majority-Asian county in the nation.

50% The percentage of single-race Asians 25 and older who had a bachelor's degree or higher level of education.
85% The percentage of single-race Asians 25 and older who had at least a high school diploma.
20% The percentage of single-race Asians 25...