Distribution of Asian Only People in the US

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Counties by Percentage of Population: Asian Only

  • KEY
  • 3.55%
  • 7.1%
  • 10.65%
  • 14.2%
  • 21.3%
  • 28.4%
  • 35.5%

Percent of County
Ethnic Group Pop
County Pop

Top 20 Counties by % Population

# County Percentage
1Honolulu County, Hawaii42.51%
2Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska40%
3Santa Clara County, California35.85%
4San Francisco County, California34.21%
5Kauai County, Hawaii34.01%
6Alameda County, California29.59%
7Maui County, Hawaii29.16%
8San Mateo County, California28.11%
9Kalawao County, Hawaii28%
10Aleutians East Borough, Alaska25.64%
11Queens County, New York25.26%
12Middlesex County, New Jersey23.92%
13Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska23.03%
14Hawaii County, Hawaii22.52%
15Orange County, California20.09%
16Fort Bend County, Texas19.91%
17Fairfax County, Virginia18.98%
18Loudoun County, Virginia17.97%
19Howard County, Maryland17.73%
20Somerset County, New Jersey17.36%

Top Counties by Population of Asian Only

# County Population
1Los Angeles County, California1,469,968
2Santa Clara County, California689,176
3Orange County, California635,672
4Queens County, New York580,709
5Alameda County, California486,434
6Honolulu County, Hawaii419,852
7San Diego County, California390,418
8Cook County, Illinois376,115
9King County, Washington370,908
10Harris County, Texas320,575
11Kings County, New York306,829
12San Francisco County, California297,667
13Sacramento County, California235,474
14Fairfax County, Virginia217,066
15San Mateo County, California215,337
16Clark County, Nevada205,824
17Middlesex County, New Jersey197,711
18New York County, New York196,347
19Middlesex County, Massachusetts186,123
20Contra Costa County, California185,065

Top States and Territories by Percentage

# State Percentage Population
1Hawaii37.75%536,842
2California14.32%5,604,339
3New Jersey9.37%832,403
4Washington8.33%607,429
5New York8.31%1,630,341
6Nevada8.03%234,693
7Massachusetts6.48%442,574
8Virginia6.32%531,503
9Alaska6.3%46,556
10Maryland6.23%374,277
11Illinois5.39%690,822
12Minnesota4.75%262,359
13Texas4.69%1,308,257
14Connecticut4.43%158,817
15Oregon4.28%174,510
16Georgia3.91%402,501
17District of Columbia3.9%26,718
18Delaware3.87%36,723
19Rhode Island3.38%35,663
20Pennsylvania3.35%427,892
21Arizona3.29%228,887
22Colorado3.12%172,695
23Michigan3.06%304,403
24Kansas2.87%83,531
25North Carolina2.78%282,264
26Wisconsin2.76%159,356
27Florida2.71%559,168
28New Hampshire2.69%36,124
29Iowa2.4%75,083
30Nebraska2.32%44,105
31Utah2.29%69,810
32Indiana2.18%144,991
33Ohio2.15%249,741
34Oklahoma2.13%83,392
35Missouri1.92%116,720
36Louisiana1.71%79,872
37Tennessee1.7%112,915
38Vermont1.69%10,579
39South Carolina1.52%75,084
40New Mexico1.51%31,513
41Arkansas1.47%43,988
42South Dakota1.46%12,660
43North Dakota1.44%10,814
44Kentucky1.41%62,802
45Idaho1.41%23,758
46Alabama1.33%64,609
47Maine1.12%14,917
48Mississippi0.95%28,313
49Wyoming0.82%4,756
50West Virginia0.79%14,534
51Montana0.76%7,947
52Puerto Rico0.2%6,684

Top States and Territories by Population of Asian Only

# State Population
1California5,604,339
2New York1,630,341
3Texas1,308,257
4New Jersey832,403
5Illinois690,822
6Washington607,429
7Florida559,168
8Hawaii536,842
9Virginia531,503
10Massachusetts442,574
11Pennsylvania427,892
12Georgia402,501
13Maryland374,277
14Michigan304,403
15North Carolina282,264
16Minnesota262,359
17Ohio249,741
18Nevada234,693
19Arizona228,887
20Oregon174,510
21Colorado172,695
22Wisconsin159,356
23Connecticut158,817
24Indiana144,991
25Missouri116,720
26Tennessee112,915
27Kansas83,531
28Oklahoma83,392
29Louisiana79,872
30South Carolina75,084
31Iowa75,083
32Utah69,810
33Alabama64,609
34Kentucky62,802
35Alaska46,556
36Nebraska44,105
37Arkansas43,988
38Delaware36,723
39New Hampshire36,124
40Rhode Island35,663
41New Mexico31,513
42Mississippi28,313
43District of Columbia26,718
44Idaho23,758
45Maine14,917
46West Virginia14,534
47South Dakota12,660
48North Dakota10,814
49Vermont10,579
50Montana7,947
51Puerto Rico6,684
52Wyoming4,756

Source Data

This data was sourced from the 2013-2018 American Communities Survey. As this is freely available government data, feel free to use and share these numbers and metrics.

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