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State of AAPIs: Language Diversity and English Proficiency (2014)

Center for American Progress and AAPI Data (2014)

Among NHPI groups, linguistic isolation is highest among Micronesians (27 percent for those who are not Guamanian/Chomorro) and household linguistic isolation is lowest among the Native Hawaiian population.

Spotlight: Asian American & Pacific Islander Poverty (2013)

National CAPACD (2013)

From 2007 to 2011, the number of AAPI poor increased by more than half a million, representing an increase of 38% (37% increase for AAs in poverty and a 60% increase for NHOPIs in poverty).

State of AAPIs:Demographics (2014)

Center for American Progress and AAPI Data (2014)

Similarly, the Pacific Islander population has a fair amount of national origin concentration among the six largest groups, although the concentration is even greater for the largest group, Native Hawaiians, who make up 41 percent, of the Pacific Islander population.

State of AAPIs:Income and Poverty (2014)

Center for American Progress and AAPI Data (2014)

Pacific Islanders had median household incomes that were slightly below those among whites, averaging about $55,000 from 2008 to 2012.

A Community of Contrasts: South (2014)

Asian American Center for Advancing Justice (2014)

Among NHPI, Guamanian or Chamorro Americans (45%) have homeownership rates similar to Latinos (44%); Native Hawaiians (52%) have homeownership rates similar to Blacks or African Americans (51%).

Facts & Stats Report: Domestic Violence in Asian & Pacific Islander Homes (2015)

Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence (2015)

19.6% of Asian or Pacific Islander women reported experiencing rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime whereas 46.0% of American Indians or Alaska Native women, 43.7% of Black women, 37.1% of Hispanic women, and 34.6% of White women did.

State of AAPIs: Labor-Market Outcomes (2014)

Center for American Progress and AAPI Data (2014)

Pacific Islanders have a labor-force participation rate that is higher than the national average for both men and women, they have the highest rates of women’s labor-force participation of any racial group at 67 percent..