2010 Census

The information is provided by the Institute for Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

For general information about the Census, please visit their website.

 

Population by Race

2000 2010 % Change % of Total Pop
Asian American 238,124 349,768 46.9% 5.3%
White** 5,367,286 5,265,236 -1.9% 80.4%
Black or African American 343,454 434,398 26.5% 6.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 15,015 18,850 25.5% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 2,489 2,223 -10.7% 0.0%
Some Other Race 236,724 305,151 28.9% 4.7%
TOTAL ONE RACE 6,203,092 6,375,626 2.8% 97.4%
TOTAL TWO OR MORE RACES 146,005 172,003 17.8% 2.6%
TOTAL POPULATION 6,349,097 6,547,629 3.1% 100.0%

 

Asian American Population in Selected Cities and Towns in Massachusetts

2000 2010 Total Population % of Total Pop % Change
Boston city 44,284 55,235 617,594 8.9% 24.7%
Quincy city 13,546 22,174 92,271 24.0% 63.7%
Lowell city 17,371 21,513 106,519 20.2% 23.8%
Cambridge city 12,036 15,879 105,162 15.1% 31.9%
Malden city 7,882 11,971 59,450 20.1% 51.9%
Worcester city 8,402 11,034 181,045 6.1% 31.3%
Newton city 6,434 9,790 85,146 11.5% 52.2%
Brookline town 7,325 9,183 58,732 15.6% 25.4%
Somerville city 4,990 6,606 75,754 8.7% 32.4%
Lynn city 5,730 6,292 90,329 7.0% 9.8%
Lexington town 3,310 6,240 31,394 19.9% 88.5%
Waltham city 4,318 5,860 60,632 9.7% 35.7%
Shrewsbury 2,408 5,451 35,608 15.3% 126.4%
Framingham town 3,527 4,333 68,318 6.3% 22.9%
Amherst 3,144 4,140 37,819 10.9% 31.7%
Acton 1,758 4,067 21,924 18.6% 131.3%
Randolph town 3,151 3,998 32,112 12.5% 26.9%
Medford city 2,157 3,865 56,173 6.9% 79.2%
Springfield city 2,916 3,728 153,060 2.4% 27.8%
Arlington town 2,107 3,550 42,844 8.3% 68.5%
Andover 1,791 3,438 33,201 10.4% 92.0%
Burlington town 2,436 3,271 24,498 13.4% 34.3%
Westborough 1,456 3,188 18,272 17.4% 119.0%

 

Population of Asian American Subgroups in Massachusetts

2000 2010 % Change
Chinese 84,392 122,957 45.7%
Indian 43,801 77,177 76.2%
Vietnamese 33,962 42,915 26.4%
Korean 17,369 24,110 38.8%
Filipino 8,273 12,309 48.8%
Japanese 10,539 9,224 -12.5%