Data Dictionary: ACS 2008 -- 2010 (3-Year Estimates)
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Table: C02006. Asian Alone By Selected Groups [8]
Universe: Total Asian alone population
Table Details
C02006. Asian Alone By Selected Groups
Universe: Total Asian alone population
Variable Label
C02006001
C02006002
C02006003
C02006004
C02006005
C02006006
C02006007
C02006008
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2008-2010 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
 
Asian
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam. It includes people who indicate their race as "Asian Indian," "Chinese," "Filipino," "Korean," "Japanese," "Vietnamese," and "Other Asian" or provide other detailed Asian responses.

Asian Indian
Includes people who indicate their race as "Asian Indian" or report entries such as India or East Indian.
Bangladeshi
Includes people who provide a response such as Bangladeshi or Bangladesh.
Cambodian
Includes people who provide a response such as Cambodian or Cambodia.
Chinese, except Taiwanese
Includes people who indicate their race as "Chinese" or report entries such as China or Chinese American.
Filipino
Includes people who indicate their race as "Filipino" or report entries such as Philippines or Filipino American.
Includes people who provide a response such as Hmong or Mong.
Indonesian
Includes people who provide a response such as Indonesian or Indonesia.
Japanese
Includes people who indicate their race as "Japanese" or report entries such as Japan or Japanese American.
Korean
Includes people who indicate their race as "Korean" or report entries such as Korea or Korean American.
Laotian
Includes people who provide a response such as Laotian or Laos.
Malaysian
Includes people who provide a response such as Malaysian or Malaysia.
Pakistani
Includes people who provide a response such as Pakistani or Pakistan.
Sri Lankan
Includes people who provide a response such as Sri Lankan or Sri Lanka.
Taiwanese
Includes people who provide a response such as Taiwanese or Taiwan.
Includes people who provide a response such as Thai or Thailand.
Vietnamese
Includes people who indicate their race as "Vietnamese" or report entries such as Vietnam or Vietnamese American.
Other Asian
Includes people who provide a response of another Asian group not shown separately, such as Iwo Jiman, Maldivian, Mongolian, Okinawan, or Singaporean and who reported two or more specified Asian groups (and no other race).
Other Asian, not specified
Includes respondents who checked the "Other Asian" response category on the census questionnaire and did not write in a specific group or wrote in a generic term such as "Asian," or "Asiatic."