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 - 67K.
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
15.5 million U.S. residents are Asian or Asian in combination with other races. 5.1 million Asians live in California which has the highest Asian population in the U.S. 3.62 million of the 15.5 million Asian population in the U.S are of Chinese descent.
The median household income for Asians in the U.S. is $70,069 The median household income varied by Asian group with the Asian-Indians making a median of $90,528. .
50% of Asians 25 and older have a bachelor’s degree or higher 85% of Asians 25 and older have at least a high school diploma.
20% of Asians 25 and older have a graduate or professional degree.
(there are more than three statistic options that can be used here) 2.2 million people are employed by Asian-owned businesses. 28% of Asian-owned business are home based. 1.1 million businesses are owned by Asian-Americans.
Location 1.4 million Asian Americans live in Los Angeles.
Santa Clara County, CA had an increase of 19,000 Asian Americans in just one year’s time. 58% of the population of Honolulu... [continues]
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