[ skip to content ]

Filipinos in the US

This is a community public service of the National Federation of Filipino American Association-Hampton Roads Chapter (NaFFAA HRC) and the Filipino American Community Action Group of Hampton Roads (Fil-Am CAG).

Filipino Americans in the United States and Hampton Roads Area

Filipino Community Demographics

Below are facts and figures about the Fil-Am population in the US and the Hampton Roads/Tidewater area per NaFFAA Hampton Roads.

2nd

Largest

Filipinos are the 2nd largest Asian immigrant group in the U.S.


20.4%

Filipinos

20.4% of Asian Americans are Filipinos


9th

Largest

Virginia is the 9th largest Filipino populated state with 47,609.



Top 10 ranking based on U.S. Census 2000:

  1. California - 918,678
  2. Hawaii - 170,635
  3. Ilinois - 86,298
  4. New Jersey - 85,245
  5. New York - 81,681
  6. Washington - 65,375
  7. Texas - 58,340
  8. Florida - 54,310
  9. Virginia - 47,609
  10. Nevada - 40,529

2010 Filipino Community Demographics of Hampton Roads

Filipinos spread out all over the state of which Virginia Beach alone has the highest concentration of Filipino residents.

  • Filipino population in Hampton Roads - 28,358
  • Estimated population of Filipinos for the entire Hampton Roads Area
    1. Virginia Beach - 17,930
    2. Norfolk - 4,727
    3. Chesapeake - 3,050
    4. Newport News - 1,164
    5. Hampton - 491
    6. Portsmouth - 508
    7. Suffolk - 488

* All the estimated figures above are individual counts NOT families.
Sources: U.S.Census 2000, National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) and ABS/CBN The Filipino Channel. Thank you to all the sources.

Nony E. Abrajano
Chairman, National Federation of Filipino American Associations - Hampton Roads Chapter
(NaFFAA HRC)
State Chairman, NaFFAA So. Virginia
Chairman, Fil-Am CAG Socio-Political Affairs Committee
(757) 420-4181

http://www.dcpinoy.com/articles/demographics_hamptonroads.html

Site Navigation

Experience Guaranteed

Enhance your college career by gaining relevant experience with the skills and knowledge needed for your future career. Discover our experiential learning opportunities.

Academic Days

Picture yourself in the classroom, speak with professors in your major, and meet current students.

Upcoming Events

From sports games to concerts and lectures, join the ODU community at a variety of campus events.