States with above average percentage of Asians

(U.S. national average is 4.2%)

Hawaii 58%

California 12%

Washington 6.7%

New York 6.2%

New Jersey 6.2%

Nevada 5.6%

Alaska 5.2%

Maryland 4.5%

Virginia 4.3%

Source: U.S. Census 2000 Brief

Cities with largest Asian population

1. New York

2. Los Angeles

3. San Jose, CA

4. San Francisco

5. Honolulu

6. San Diego

7. Chicago

8. Houston

9. Fremont, CA

10. Seattle

Source: U.S. Census 2000 Brief, Asian alone sample.

Largest U.S. Asian Groups

(millions)

1. Chinese 2.315

2. Filipino 1.850

3. Asian Indian 1.679

4. Vietnamese 1.123

5. Korean 1.077

6. Japanese .797

Source: U.S. Census 2000 Brief figures for one Asian group reported.