Profile of Chinese New Yorkers

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According to New York Historical Society’s exhibit Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion (September 26, 2014 – April 19, 2015) – Map shows percentage of Chinese New Yorkers by borough, and neighborhoods ! with large Chinese American populations:.

  1. 40% Queens
  2. 37%, Brooklyn
  3. 19%, Manhattan
  4. 2%, Staten Island
  5. 2%, Bronx

IMG_7317More facts:

  • Total NYC Chinese population 507,000 = 48% of Asian population = 6% of total NYC population
  • foreign-born NYC Chinese population 71%
  • Overall NYC immigrant population declined by -1% // Chinese immigrant population rose by 11%
  • NYC immigrants who becoming citizens 51% // NYC Chinese immigrants who becoming citizens 54%
  • Limited English proficiency: NYC overall 23% // NYC Chinese 61%
  • Median household income: $50,000 NYC overall // $47,000 NYC Chinese
  • Did not obtain high school diploma: 21% NYC overall // 38% Chinese
  • Household owning their home: 32% NYC overall // 45% NYC Chinese

 

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