Brooklyn's Asian population jumps +41% according to the 2010 Census. Click here for a report by NY1's Jeanine Ramirez.
The Asian population count has grown from 186,000 to 262,000 from 2000-2010 according to U.S. Census figures, but Paul Mak, the founder and director of the Brooklyn Chinese American Association says the community is still undercounted.
New census data for New York State shows a 36% gain in Asian population to 1.4 million. That's 375,000 more Asian New Yorkers from 2000 to 2010.
Hispanic New Yorkers gained the most in population with 549,000, an increase of 19% to 3,1 million.
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Shocking stories are emerging as the Japanese military is enlisted to help at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Click here to the full story by Robert Booth and Justin McCurry reporting for the Guardian in Tokyo.