The New York City metropolitan area has one of the larger concentrations of Filipinos. Based on the 1980 census and the rate of immigration, we would estimate that today there are close to 50,000 Filipinos in the New York area.
What state has the highest population of Filipinos?
U.S. Filipino Population Percentage State Rank
|Rank||Filipino Population Percentage ▼||State / Population|
|1.||14.5%||Hawaii / 1,360,301|
|2.||3.6%||Nevada / 2,700,551|
|3.||3.2%||California / 37,253,956|
|4.||2.7%||Alaska / 710,231|
When did Filipino immigrants come to America?
Although most immigration from the Philippines to the United States occurred during the twentieth century, the earliest identifiable Filipino immigrants arrived in America during the 1830’s.At that time, hunters and trappers of Filipino origin settled in the region of Louisiana below New Orleans, which was then the …