Japanese American

Japanese American

Japanese Americans (日系アメリカ人, Nikkei Amerikajin?) are American people of Japanese heritage. Japanese Americans have historically been among the three largest Asian American communities, but in recent decades, it has become the sixth largest group at roughly 1,304,286, including those of mixed-race or mixed-ethnicity. In the 2000 census, the largest Japanese American communities were found in California with 394,896, Hawaii with 296,674, Washington with 56,210, New York with 45,237, and Illinois with 27,702.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1870 55
1880 148 +169.1%
1890 2,039 +1277.7%
1900 24,326 +1093.0%
1910 72,157 +196.6%
1920 111,010 +53.8%
1930 138,834 +25.1%
1940 126,947 −8.6%
1950 141,768 +11.7%
1960 464,332 +227.5%
1970 591,290 +27.3%
1980 700,974 +18.5%
1990 847,562 +20.9%
2000 796,700 −6.0%
2010 763,325 −4.2%

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