(This group includes Chinese Americans, Japanese Americans, Korean Americans, and Taiwanese Americans)
Chinese Americans include American-born Chinese. This ethnicity group constitutes one group of overseas Chinese, along with a sub-group of East Asian Americans. Many Chinese Americans that are residing in America today are immigrants from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.According to the 2010 census, the Chinese American population numbered approximately 3.8 million.
The Largest Chinese Communities in the United States:
New York-Newark-Jersey City
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
The Largest Japanese Communities in the United States:
The Korean American community comprises of 0.6% of the total population in the United States, and is the 5th largest sub-group of East Asian Americans living in the US.
The Largest Korean Communities in the United States:
Los Angeles County, Calif.
Orange County, Calif.
Queens County, N.Y.
Bergen County, N.J.
Fairfax County, Va.
Many Taiwanese immigrants did not settle in old Chinatowns because they did not speak Cantonese. Instead, they immigrated to American suburbia and started new Taiwanese communities.First generation immigrants from Taiwan speak Mandarin, although many also speak Taiwanese “Hokkien” and “Hakka” language.
The Largest Taiwanese Communities in the United States: