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Asian population grows 35.5%, fastest rising group according to US Census

Asian population increases in the U.S.

The Asian population in the U.S. rose by 35.5% in the past decade, registering the fastest growth among ethnic groups in the country, recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed.

Fastest growth in the U.S.: According to the new data released Thursday, people identifying as “Asian” and those who ticked boxes as “Asian” along with another race group now account for 7.2 % of the total U.S. population, NBC News reports.