Associate Level 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.

|                         |Statistic 1                       |Statistic 2                         |Statistic 3                         |
|Cultural Makeup           |15.5 million U.S. residents are   |2.7% is the growth of the Asian     |There was a recorded3.62 million is|
|                         |Asian or Asian in combination     |population between 2007 and 2008,   |the number of Asians of Chinese     |
|                         |with other races.                 |the highest of any race during that|descent in the U.S. in 2008         |
|                         |                                 |time.                               |                                   |
|Income                   |$70,069 is the median income for |For Asian Indians the median income| For Vietnamese-Americans the       |
|                         |single-race Asians               |was$90,528                         |median income was $55,667           |
|Education                 |50% of single race Asians 25 or   |                                   |20% of single race Asians 25 or     |
|                         |older whom...