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Expanding Communities, Expanding Needs: Asian Communities in New York City Council Districts 2021

With term limits creating 32 open seat races in the upcoming 2021 elections for New York City Council, Asian American Federation presents this data brief to increase awareness of the changing Asian populations in all 51 city council districts. This brief highlights trends in the Asian population by comparing 2019 Five-Year American Community Survey (ACS) data to the 2010 Decennial Census. We illustrate the diversity of Asians in the city by highlighting different Asian groups and the challenges they face.

Updated with corrections March 11, 2022.