U.S. Asian Population by County (1990 – 2017)

Asian Americans a pan-ethnic group that includes diverse populations, which have ancestral origins in East Asia, South Asia, or Southeast Asia (Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam). The Asian population in the United States has grown by 72% since 2000 (from 11.9 to 20.4 million), the fastest growth rate of any major racial or ethnic group (+59%).

45% of Asians live in the West, with about 31% in California alone. Asians 35% of the Bay Area population.

The 19 largest origin groups together account for 94% of the total Asian population in the United States. The largest groups are of Chinese (5 million), Indian (4 million), Filipino (4 million), Vietnamese (2 million), Korean (1,8 million) and Japanese (1,4 million) origin.

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U.S. Counties with the highest percentages of Asian Americans:
1. Honolulu County (Hawaii) – 43,01
2. Aleutians East Borough (Alaska) – 41,75
3. Aleutians West Census Area (Alaska) – 40,83
4. Santa Clara County (California) – 37,55
5. San Francisco County (California) – 35,87
6. Kauai County (Hawaii) – 31,44
7. Alameda County (California) – 31,09
8. San Mateo County (California) – 29,62
9. Maui County (Hawaii) – 29,14
10. Queens County (New York) – 27,12
11. Middlesex County (New Jersey) – 25,29
12. Hawaii County (Hawaii) – 21,44
13. Kodiak Island Borough (Alaska) – 21,29
14. Orange County (California) – 21,01
15. Fort Bend County (Texas) – 20,36
16. Fairfax County (Virginia) – 20,01
17. Loudoun County (Virginia) – 19,37
18. Howard County (Maryland) – 18,90
19. Somerset County (New Jersey) – 18,37
20. Fairfax city (Virginia) – 18,25

U.S. Counties with the lowest percentages of Asian Americans:
1. Petroleum County (Montana) – 0,00
2. Banner County (Nebraska) – 0,00
3. Blaine County (Nebraska) – 0,00
4. Garden County (Nebraska) – 0,00
5. Loup County (Nebraska) – 0,00
6. McPherson County (Nebraska) – 0,00
7. Harding County (New Mexico) – 0,00
8. Slope County (North Dakota) – 0,00
9. Kent County (Texas) – 0,00
10. King County (Texas) – 0,00
11. Loving County (Texas) – 0,00
12. Pickett County (Tennessee) – 0,04
13. Towner County (North Dakota) – 0,04
14. Keweenaw County (Michigan) – 0,05
15. Buffalo County (South Dakota) – 0,05
16. Lewis County (Kentucky) – 0,06
17. Wallace County (Kansas) – 0,07
18. Cottle County (Texas) – 0,07
19. Bracken County (Kentucky) – 0,07
20. Kiowa County (Colorado) – 0,07

The mean center of Asian population for the U.S.
1990 – 1991: Rio Arriba (New Mexico)
1992 – 1994: Taos (New Mexico)
1995 – 1999: Colfax (New Mexico)
2000 – 2001: Morton (Kansas)
2002 – 2004: Stevens (Kansas)
2005 – 2006: Seward (Kansas)
2007 – 2010: Meade (Kansas)
2011 – 2016: Clark (Kansas)
2017: Comanche (Kansas)

Related posts:
U.S. Black Population by County (1990 – 2017)
– U.S. Hispanic Population by County (1990 – 2017)
– U.S. Non-Hispanic White Population by County (1990 – 2017)
– U.S. Population Density

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