Race and Your Community

Race and Your Community

Axia College 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: 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 |
|Cultural Makeup |15.5 million U.S. residents are |3.62 million Is the number of |2.7% |
| |Asian or Asian in combination |Asians of Chinese descent in the |Percentage growth of the Asian |
| |with other races. |U.S. in 2008. |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|
| |...

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