Filipinos represent the second largest Asian group in the United States with a population of 1,850,314 (One group - Asian alone) and a total 2.5 million (mixed race) according to the 2000 U.S. Census.
The population tends to be highly concentrated in the following geographic areas:
• 71% of U.S. Filipinos are located in the Western states.
(California is home to more than half of the U.S. Filipino population)
• 8% Midwest
• 11% South
• 10% Northeast