Orange County now ranks as the third-largest Asian American population nationwide, with nearlyAsian Americans living in a county once defined by its dominantly white communities, a study to be released Tuesday shows. Across the United States, Orange County now boasts the third-highest count of Asian American-owned businesses, employing more than 96, workers. There are Korean, Chinese and Filipino groups, some who are usually ignored.
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By Aaron Smith. We hope this article sheds light on some of the challenges of reporting survey results from some populations and helps explain why we do not report Asian-American figures in our stand-alone demographic reports. In general, all of our reports contain demographic comparisons for whites and African Americans. We also include findings for Latinos on surveys with a Spanish-language interview option all of our standard tracking surveys now include Spanish-language interviews.
The growth of the U. The Pew Research Center study, which analyzed U. Census Bureau data, found that the U.
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From food to technology to entertainment, Asian-American influence continues to rise in the U. With immigration from Asian countries continuing to boost the American population, U. Census projections show the Asian-American population will reach
Although Asian Americans are proportionally the fastest-growing ethnic group in the United States, federal mental health policies have neglected their special needs. However, the mental health needs of Asian Americans have been a relatively low priority. Myths about Asian Americans that have led to the general neglect of their mental health needs are that they: a are a small group; b are a successful group and do not experience problems; and c do not experience mental health disparities.
The demographics of Asian Americans describe a heterogeneous group of people in the United States who trace their ancestry to one or more Asian countries. Manilamen began to reside in Louisiana as the first Asian Americans to live in the continental in the United States. The overall population is highly urbanized;  they are also largely in the Western United States and California.
The Census counted more than 17 million Asian Americans, or 5. Included in this population are 2. As the accompanying chart shows, Chinese are the most numerous of these six groups, Japanese the least. Asian Americans have a long history in the United States, dating to the early 19th century, when thousands came to work in agriculture, construction and other low-wage jobs.