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"Most Chinese" Communities in America

Soaring Camellia Square, Temple City

"Soaring Teapot" at Camellia Square at 8998 East Las Tunas Drive, Temple City. Los Angeles Almanac photo.

Among U.S. communities, the City of Los Angeles is home to the fourth largest population of Chinese and Taiwanese descent (81,017), according to Census estimates for 2020.

There are 12 communities in Los Angeles County, among 22 nationwide, where residents of Chinese descent (including Taiwanese) make up 30 percent or more of the total population. All are in California. The top ten of these are all in Los Angeles County and all within the San Gabriel Valley. These are (in descending order by percent):

Population-wise and with populations that make these larger than villages, these 12 Los Angeles County cities and communities are considered the “most Chinese” communities in America.

Approximately 21 percent of residents of Los Angeles County's San Gabriel Valley (more than 293,000 persons) are of Chinese descent.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Also see:
-- How the San Gabriel Valley Became America's "Suburban Chinatown"
-- Asians in Los Angeles County - By the Numbers