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The Atlantic City Free Public Library

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Home

Asian-Pacific Heritage Websites

Music

Look for Asian music CDs in our music collection, they are marked with a "Q", and then the country, i.e. China or India.

Asian Pacific Countries

The Asia-Pacific region generally includes:

  • Australia
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • People's Republic of China
  • Hong Kong
  • Macau
  • Fiji
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kiribati
  • North Korea
  • South Korea
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Marshall Islands
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Nauru
  • New Zealand
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Samoa
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Tonga
  • Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • United States Territories -
  • American Samoa
  • Guam
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Sometimes included -
  • India (member of the East Asia Summit)
  • Mongolia (landlocked country in East Asia)
  • Myanmar (Burma) (member of the ASEAN)
  • Russia (the Russian Far East borders the Pacific Ocean)

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Bridging generations

Census

According to the 2019: ACS 5-Year Estimates, for Atlantic City, the Asian population is as follows:

 

Asian Indian 1,428  
Bangladeshi 1,847  
Chinese, except Taiwanese 1,022  
Filipino 349  
Japanese 7  
Korean 121  
Pakistani 298  
Taiwanese 37  
Vietnamese 1,029  
Other Asian, not specified 84  
Two or more Asian 50      

Asian Americans

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