2010 Census Shows Asians are Fastest-Growing Race Group

The U.S. Census Bureau has released a Census brief concerning the Asian population.

The report shows that over the last decade, the Asian population was the fastest-growing racial group, increasing at an astonishing rate of 45.6%. In many states, the growth rate exceeded 30%.The Asian population is still concentrated in coastal metropolitican areas, particularly in the states of California, Hawaii, and New York. However, the Asian population also grew significantly in more in-land locations such as Texas and Minnesota.

A full version of the news brief can be found on the U.S. Census Bureau website.

The full report titled The Asian Population is also available for download.