Asian Americans in New York City:
A Decade of Dynamic Change 2000-2010



New York City: Asian American Federation's newest report, Asian Americans in New York City: A Decade of Dynamic Change 2000-2010, is the first detailed look at Asian New Yorkers based on the recent data releases from the 2010 Census and the new American Community Survey. The report covers changes in demographics from the past decade, as well as examine the status of Asian children and seniors as related to poverty, access to education and health insurance coverage. Other chapters cover civic engagement, income, poverty, and industry and occupations employing Asians and Asian-owned businesses.


Presentation of the Findings
Remarks by Cao K. O, Executive Director.
Q&A Session


The Asian community was the fastest growing major population in New York City, increasing by 30% in the past decade. Asians are now 13.9% of the City’s population. In the same period, the population of Asian children grew by 16%, the only major race and ethnic group to show an increase, while the number of seniors in our community grew by 64%, the largest increase among major race and ethnic groups. The report also shows:

Download the full report, Asian Americans in New York City: A Decade of Dynamic Change 2000-2010. [3.6 MB]

Download the tables from the report in Microsoft Excel 2010 format. [0.2 MB]

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Download the Executive Summary. [2.5 MB]

Download the Presentation Slides from our Report Preview on Friday, April 20th, 2012. [2.7 MB]

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