U.S. Census Data on Asian Americans in Massachusetts
The decennial census provides counts of people for the purpose of congressional apportionment and legislative redistricting. To see data for Massachusetts that is currently available, click here.
American Community Survey
American Community Survey (ACS), conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, is an annual nationwide survey whose primary purpose is to measure the changing social and economic characteristics of the U.S. population. To see data available on Asian Americans in Massachusetts, click here.
The Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program is the official source for annual population totals by age, race, Hispanic origin and sex. To see the latest population estimates for Massachusetts, click here.
At this time, the Census 2000 still provides the most reliable data for social and economic characteristics of Asian Americans in Massachusetts. The Institute for Asian American Studies has provided extensive data for convenient use in the Community Profiles series and in Quick Reference Tables on our website. For more details, click here.