By the numbers
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States work hard each and everyday to support their families and communities across the country. Below are some facts and figures showing our impact.
U.S. Asian Population
Asian age 25 and older who had at least a high school diploma or equivalency in 2018
Asian age 25 and older who had a bachelor’s degree or higher level of education in 2018
in federal, state and local taxes.
AAPI Households have spending power
in spending power.
AAPI share of US total spending power.
Source: New American Economy “Spotlight on Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the United States“
AAPI entrepreneurs & businesses
Estimated number of AAPI-owned employer firms in the United States in 2016.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau “2016 Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs“
In 2015, AAPI businesses generated
in total receipts and sales.
In 2016, AAPI businesses employed more than