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Change in Asian-American Population Over the Last Decade

TUESDAY, FEB 02, 2021

The nation’s Asian-American population, the fastest-growing racial group during the first decade of the new century, grew by more than 25 percent over the last decade, according to a Social Explorer analysis of newly released 2015-19 American Community Survey data. Some of the largest gains occurred in the nation’s biggest suburbs.

The biggest jump in Asian-American population over the decade was registered in the Atlanta suburb of Forsyth County, Ga., where the percentage rose from 5.4 percent in 2010 to 12.9 percent in 2019. Other significant increases were reported in Santa Clara County, Calif. (5.1 percent to 36.3 percent), Howard County, Md. (4.8 percent to 18 percent), and Collin County, Texas (4.3 percent to 15.1 percent). Use Social Explorer’s flexible, award-winning mapping tools to view the change in the Asian-American population over the last decade in your county.


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Author: Frank Bass

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