Austin Asian population sees 52 percent increase in past five yearsAustin Asian population sees 52 percent increase in past five yearshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=136932016-06-28T05:00:00Z2016-06-28T21:00:00Z

​WILLIAMSON COUNTY - Data the U.S. Census Bureau released shows Williamson County’s Asian population has increased 52 percent in the last five years, including a 10 percent bump from 2014 to 2015.

That outpaces the county’s total population growth of 19 percent in five years.

And it pushed Asians, population 31,406, past blacks, 31,377, as the second-largest minority group in Williamson County.

Hispanics are still the county’s largest minority group, with 122,527.

Asians were also the fastest-growing ethnic group from 2010 to 2015 in Bastrop, Hays and Travis counties, as well as Texas as a whole. 

Growth in Asian population from 2010-2015

Williamson County: 52 percent

Hays County: 60 percent

Bastrop County: 35 percent

Travis County: 27 percent

Caldwell County: 1 percent​

Austin American-Statesman
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