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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
This income level represented a 4.5 percent decline in real dollars from 2001, but is still much higher than the 2002 median of $42,409 for all households. 10.2%
The poverty rate in 2002 for those who reported their race as either Asian or native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander ( $52,018
The 2002 median income of households whose householders reported their race as either Asian or native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander
Nationality A total of 2.7 million Asian American residents are Chinese Filipino (2.4 million) and Asian Indian (1.9 million) follow. The largest Pacific islander groups are native Hawaiian (401,000) and Samoan (133,000).
The percentage of Asians and Pacific islanders age 25 and over with a bachelor’s degree or higher 87%
The percentage of Asians and Pacific islanders 25 and over who are high school graduates 16%
The percentage of Asians and Pacific islanders 25 and over with an advanced degree (e.g., master’s, Ph.D., M.D. or J.D.)
The number of physicians and surgeons who report Asian as their only race and who are not Hispanic People of this race comprise 15 percent of all U.S. physicians and surgeons, compared with 4 percent of the total population. For instance, there are about 89,000 non-Hispanic Asian postsecondary teachers; 43,000 chief executives; 20,000 lawyers; 3,000 news analysts, reporters and correspondents; and 200 legislators.
The number of foreign-born residents in the United States who were born in Asia 48%