Asian Americans According to the U.S. Census Bureau
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: http://www.census.gov/. * 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 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 during that time period. The increase in the Asian population during the period totaled more than 400,000. | 5.1% 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). Asians were the largest minority group in Hawaii and Vermont | Income | $70,069 the average household income for single-race Asians. | 11.8% poverty rate for single-race Asians. | 17.6% of single-race Asians without health care insurance. | Education | 50% of single-race Asians 25 and older who had a bachelor's degree or higher level of education. | 85% of single-race Asians 25 and older who had at least a high school diploma. | 20% of single-race Asians 25 and older who had a graduate (e.g., master's or doctorate) or professional degree. | Career(there are more than three statistic options that can be used here) | 28,948 Number of Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned businesses in 2002 | 28 Number of Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms with 100 or more employees | 24% The proportion of civilian employed single-race Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders 16 and older who worked in management, professional and related occupations, such as financial managers, engineers, teachers and registered nurses. | Location | 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% 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. | Future | 2.6 million is The projected number of U.S. residents in 2050 who will identify themselves as Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander in combination with one or more other races | 132% The projected percentage increase between 2008 and 2050 in the population of people who identify themselves as Native Hawaiian and Other