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1970 Census - Subject Reports: Japanese, Chinese, and Filipinos in the United States

Report Number PC(2)-1G

This report presents statistics on the Japanese, Chinese, and Filipino populations, cross-classified by various social and economic characteristics for the United States, regions, selected States, standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSA's), and cities. Selected housing characteristics are also presented.

In this report, social and economic statistics are also shown for the Korean and Hawaiian populations for the United States, selected States, and SMSA's. The data are based on the 1970 Census of Population.

The text consists of an introduction and Appendices A through E, which appear after the tables.

Content of the Tables

  • Table 1 – Japanese population classified by sex and urban-rural residence for the United States, regions, divisions, and States.
  • Tables 2-10 – age, family composition, marital status, school enrollment, employment status, occupation, income in 1969, and housing, for the United States, regions, and selected States by urban-rural residence.
  • Tables 11-15 – social, economic, and housing characteristics for selected SMSA's and cities.
  • Tables 16-30 – Chinese population, social, economic, and housing characteristics
  • Tables 31-45 – Filipino population, social, economic, and housing characteristics
  • Tables 46-47 – Hawaiian population, social and economic data
  • Tables 48-49 – Korean population, social and economic data


  • Appendix A. General Information Concerning the Data
  • Appendix B. Area Classifications
  • Appendix C. Definitions and Explanations of Subject Characteristics
  • Appendix D. Accuracy of the Data
  • Appendix E. Publication and Computer Summary Tape Program

Sample size. The statistics in this report are based on a 15-percent sample adjusted to represent the total population.

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A Note on Language

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Page Last Revised - October 8, 2021
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