Asian-Americans in Charlotte

In the 1960s, there were fewer than 200 Asians and only eight Asian businesses in Charlotte.

Today, the Asian-American population in greater Charlotte has grown to around 70,000, representing over 15 countries of origin, and directly involved in hundreds of businesses. Various civic groups within the Asian-American community are actively engaged in reaching out to share, promote, enrich and contribute to the well-being of all citizens of this multicultural community we call home.

Percentage of Asian-American
Population in Charlotte market

Asian Indian 30%
Vietnamese 27%
Chinese 12%
Filipino 6%
Korean  4%
Japanese  2%
Other Asian 19%
(2006 US Census)