Asian american population in the us

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Vignesh Ramachandran Vignesh Ramachandran. A new report from the Pew Research Center finds Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the United States, bringing renewed attention to the growing economic and political power of Asian communities. Between and , the Asian population grew 81 percent, compared to 70 percent growth among Hispanic Americans, 61 percent growth among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders and 20 percent growth among Black Americans. The white population only grew about 1 percent in that time period. The Pew report, based on U.

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Census Bureau data showing the population of Asian Americans reached 24 million people. The Washington-based research group previously projected that population will reach 46 million people by , and that by that time Asian Americans will be the largest immigrant group in the United States. Between and , according to Pew, the number of people with Bhutanese, Nepalese and Burmese origin grew at the fastest rates, while the number of Laotians and Japanese grew at the slowest rates. Open main navigation Live TV.

Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the U.S.

The U. Asian population is diverse. A record 23 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries in East and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent, each with unique histories, cultures, languages and other characteristics.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry naturalized Americans who are immigrants from Asia may also identify as Asian-Americans. Nativist immigration laws during the s—s excluded various Asian groups, eventually prohibiting almost all Asian immigration to the continental United States. After immigration laws were reformed during the s—60s, abolishing national origins quotas , Asian immigration increased rapidly.