In other words, they only represent a 'snapshot' look using the latest data from 2010.
Nonetheless, it is important to recognize that such marriage patterns have evolved and changed over time.
S., the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, and other restrictive regulations. Further, after the passage of the 1965 Immigration Act, many of these Asian war brides eventually helped to expand the Asian American community by sponsoring their family and other relatives to immigrate to the U. These days, Asian Americans in interracial relationships are very common. Census Bureau to construct the following table on marriage patterns among Asian Americans. 2011), the table shows the percentage of the six largest Asian ethnic groups who are married either endogamously (within their ethnic group), to another Asian (outside their ethnic group), or to someone who is White, Black, Hispanic/Latino, or someone who is Mixed-Race/Multiracial, by husbands and wives.In order to get a closer look at recent trends, we can compare these numbers to data from the 2006 Census. In comparing the 2010 data to the 2006 numbers, there are a few notable trends we can observe: Now that we have a general picture of what the marriage rates are for all members of each of these six Asian American ethnic groups, on the next page we will take a more specific look at only those Asian Americans who grew up in the U. and are therefore most likely to have been socialized within the context of U. racial landscape and intergroup relations -- the U. You should understand that each model has its strengths and weaknesses and as you can see, each produces some very different numbers.If you would like to read about the exact procedure J. Huang and I used to calculate these numbers, visit the Statistical Methodology page.