Virginia Voter Reg Deadline Monday!
Saturday, October 13, 2012
APIAs make up 7% of the population of Virgina, and in 2008 the state decided in favor of the Democratic presidential candidate for the first time since 1964 -- by a 6.3% margin. Virginia also has the 12th highest growth rate for APIAs, increasing by 71% between 2000 and 2010.
The Washington-Arlington-Alexandria metro area is also home to the 2nd largest South Asian American population in the country, at roughly 142,000.
source: The Asian Population, 2010 Census Brief. US Census Bureau.