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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.

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
13.1 million U.S. residents are Asian or Asian in combination with other races 943,00 U.S. residents are native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander or native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander in combination with one or more other races 33.4 million U.S. residents who will identify themselves as Asian alone in 2050
Financial

Nationality
Education
47%
The percentage of Asians and Pacific islanders age 25 and over with a bachelor’s degree or higher 87%
The percentage of Asians and Pacific islanders 25 and over who is high school graduates. 16%
The percentage of Asians and Pacific islanders 25 and over has an advanced degree
Career

Demographics

Lifestyle


Part II

Next, answer the following questions:

a. What do these statistics reveal about Asian diversity in America?

b. What do you believe is the future of Asian diversity in America?

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  1. No matrix is provided. Copy and paste of certain graphic files does not work here, if that is what you are trying to do.

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  2. Cultural Makeup

    Financial

    Nationality
    Education

    Career

    Demographics

    Lifestyle

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  3. Organize statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau on Asian American Diversity using a matrix Cultural Makeup

    Financial

    Nationality
    Education

    Career

    Demographics

    Lifestyle

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  4. Cultural

    13.1 million U.S. residents are Asian or Asian in combination with other races.
    943,000 U.S. residents say that they are Hawaiin or Pacific Islander or are in combination with other races.
    33.4 million U.S. residents will identify themselves as only Asian by 2050, making up 8% of the population.

    Financial

    $52,018 is the median income of 2002 for either Asian, native Hawaiin and other Pacific Islander households.

    10.2% is the poverty rate in 2002 for either Asian, native Hawaiin and other Pacific Islander households.

    Nationality

    2.7 million Asian American residents are Chinese or Chinese in combination with one or more other races or Asian groups, making Chinese the leading Asian group.

    Filipino (2.4 million) and Asian Indian (1.9 million) follow Chinese residents.

    The largest Pacific islander groups are native Hawaiian (401,000) and Samoan (133,000).

    Education

    47% of Asians and Pacific Islanders age 25+ have a bachelor's degree or higher.
    87% of Asians and Pacific Islanders age 25+ have a high school diploma.

    16% of Asians and Pacific Islanders age 25+ have an advanced degree (Ph.D., M.D., and J.D.)

    Career

    75% of Asian and Pacific islander men age 16+ and 59% of women are in the civilian labor force. Among these, 41% of men and 37% of women are in managerial and professional occupations.

    105,300 of physicians and surgeons who report Asian as their only race. People of this race comprise 15% of all U.S. physicians and surgeons, compared with 4% of the total population.

    There are about 89,000 non-Hispanic Asian postsecondary teachers; 43,000 chief executives; 20,000 lawyers; 3,000 news analysts, reporters and correspondents; and 200 legislators.

    Demographics

    8.3 million foreign-born residents of the U.S. were born in Asia.

    48% of the foreign-born residents in the U.S. are naturalized citizens. This accounts for 37% as a whole of the population.

    1.5 million of foreign-born people are originally from China.

    Lifestyle

    26% of Asians and Pacific Islanders are under 18. 7% are 65 or older.

    73% of Asian and Pacific Islanders households are made up of families.

    70% of Asians and Pacific Islanders who are naturalized-citizens own their own homes. 57% of those born in the U.S. own their own homes.

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  5. what are you supposed to use for the "future" colomn? I'm stuck I mean wth???? What about their future? There is only two for that subject not 3.

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  6. 40.6 million
    The projected number of U.S. residents in 2050 who will identify themselves as Asian or Asian in combination with one or more other races. They would comprise 9 percent of the total population by that year.

    162%
    The projected percentage increase between 2008 and 2050 in the population of people who identify themselves as Asian or Asian in combination with one or more other races. This compares with a 44 percent increase in the population as a whole over the same period of time.

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