Eth/125 Appendix E

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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 - 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.

|                         |Statistic 1                       |Statistic 2                         |Statistic 3                         |
|Cultural Makeup           |15.5 million U.S. residents are   |2.7% percentage growth of Asian     |3.62 million Asians of Chinese     |
|                         |Asian or Asian in combination     |population between 2007 and 2008,   |descent in the U.S. in 2008.       |
|                         |with other races.                 |the highest of any race group       |Chinese-Americans were the largest |
|                         |                                 |during that time period.           |Asian group                         |
|Income                   |$70,069 median household income   |11.8% poverty rate for single-race |17.6% percentage of single-race     |
|                         |for single-race Asians in 2008.   |Asians in 2008, up from 10.2       |Asians without health insurance     |
|                         |                                 |percent in 2007.                   |coverage in 2008, not statistically|
|                         |...