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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. The Web site is available at http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb10- ff07.html 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. ETH 125
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Statistic 1 Statistic 2 Statistic 3 Cultural Makeup 13.1 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. Source: Population estimates > 5.1 million 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. Source: Population estimates Financial 11.8% Poverty rate for single-race Asians in 2008, up from 10.2 percent in 2007.
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