17.8 million: The number of Asians living in the U.S. Asians make up 5.6% of the U.S. population.
33.5: The median age for Asians. The cohort is younger than the general U.S. public, which boasts a median age of 37.3.
28.9%: The percentage of Asians 25 years and over that have a bachelor's degree. In comparison, 17.9 percent of the U.S. general population has a bachelor's degree. The next largest plurality, 20.6 percent, have some college education or an associate's degree, followed closely by 20.1 percent of whom have a graduate or professional degree.
85.6%: The percentage of Asians who possess at least a high school diploma or higher.
10.5 million: The number of Asians in the U.S. who were not born in the U.S. That's about 59 percent of all Asians in the U.S.
24.1%: The percentage of Asians who are employed in educational services, health care or social assistance. It is the largest plurality by industry, followed by professional, scientific or management industries (13.2 percent) and manufacturing (11.9 percent).
$66,633: The median household income for Asians. That's slightly higher than the general U.S. population at $50,502.
12.9%: The percentage of Asians living in poverty status. That's slightly lower than the U.S. average at 15.9 percent.