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13.1 million U.S. residents are Asian or Asian in combination with other races 943,000
The estimated number of U.S. residents who say they are native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander or native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander in combination with one or more other races. 33.4 million
The projected number of U.S. residents who will identify themselves as Asian alone in 2050. They would comprise 8 percent of the total population by that year.
The poverty rate in 2002 for those who reported their race as either Asian or native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander (and may or may not have reported any other race). This rate is not statistically different from the rate for Asians and Pacific islanders in 2001. $52,018
The 2002 median income of households whose householders reported their race as either Asian or native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander
Nationality 4.5 million
The number of California residents who are Asian, making the Golden State home to the largest number of Asian Americans of any state. Hawaii has the largest number of native Hawaiians and other Pacific islanders at 271,000. 95%
The percentage of Asian and Pacific islanders who live in metropolitan areas. Fifty-one percent of Asians and Pacific islanders live in the Western part of the United States. 1.3 million
The number of people in Los Angeles County, Calif., who are Asian. Los Angeles leads all the nation’s counties in number of Asians. Honolulu County, Hawaii, had the largest native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander population with 179,000.
The percentage of Asians and Pacific islanders age 25 and over with a bachelor’s degree or higher. Asians and Pacific islanders have the highest proportion of college graduates of any race or ethnic group in the country. The corresponding rate for all adults in this age group is 27 percent. 87%
The percentage of Asians and Pacific islanders 25...