Asian Californians are residents of the state of California who are of Asian ancestry. California has the largest Asian American population in the U. As of the U.
County's 1, Asian Americans 15 percent of the county's population and 54, Pacific Islanders -- including the non-immigrant Native Hawaiian sub-demographic -- the largest number in the continental U. According to the report, in the last decade, the Asian American population of L. County grew 20 percent, and the Pacific Islander population grew nine percent, even though the total county population grew only three percent.
This page was created by the Data Deska team of reporters and Web developers in downtown L. The percentage of the population of whose ethnicity is Asian. There are rankings available for asianblackLatino and white.
There are names like Dryden, Crowley and Telleen, families that have lived here for generations. But there are newer names as well: Sun, Koo and Shi. And the change here is just one example of the ways immigration is remaking America, with the political, economic and cultural ramifications playing out in a variety of ways. The number of Latinos has more than doubled in many Southern states, including Alabama, Georgia and North Carolina, creating new tensions.
Chinese communities form a substantial portion of the population of the San Gabriel Valley. The region has achieved international prominence as a hub of overseas Chinese or hua qiao. High property values and overcrowding in Monterey Park  have contributed to a secondary movement away from that city, and the Chinese community is now spread over a cluster of cities in the west San Gabriel Valley.
More than a year ago, the Los Angeles Times reported that San Marino, a suburb with a population of about 13, was the only residential community in Southern California where housing prices actually rose during the recession. The Times attributed this to high-performing schools, luxurious housing stock, and a "small-town ambience. It also mentioned a final factor: the constant and reliable demand for housing there among Asians:.
In the last several decades, the myth of the homogenous suburb has eroded. This is especially true for immigrants. Inresearchers discovered that 52 percent of immigrants in metropolitan areas were living in suburbs.
Students practice English during a conversation class, in which most of the students are immigrants from Asia, at the San Gabriel Library on Wednesday. The young entrepreneur found himself juggling duties — cooking, washing dishes and making deliveries — to keep the Island Chinese restaurant on 3rd Street and La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles afloat. As Asian immigrants are projected to surpass Hispanics to become the largest immigrant group in the U.
When the Chinese School in Irvine opened in the s as a home for teaching the native language and culture, only 30 students filled a handful of rented classrooms. It's a reflection of the explosive growth of Orange County's Asian population, which a new study now ranks as the third-largest in the nation, after Los Angeles and Santa Clara counties. In a sprawling county of 3 million residents, today there are nearlyAsian Americans, marking a dramatic 41 percent increase from to