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Vietnamese American communities, at a glance

  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • March 22, 2014 - 2:10 PM

—Population: 1.9 million

—Top states of residence: California, Texas, Florida, Washington, Virginia

—Percentage of foreign-born Vietnamese who arrived in the United States before 2000: 74

—Percentage of foreign-born Vietnamese who arrived in the United States since 2010: 6

—Percentage of Vietnamese age 6 to 39 who speak English very well or well: 71

—Percentage of Vietnamese over 65 who speak English not well or not at all: 72

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 2012 and ACS 2012 PUMS data

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