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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/Taiwanese descent (79,765), according to Census estimates for 2021.

There are 12 communities in Los Angeles County, among 22 in the entire nation, where residents of Chinese/Taiwanese descent make up 30 percent or more of the total population. The top ten of all such communities are all in Los Angeles County and concentrated in the San Gabriel Valley. These are (in descending order by percent):

Among America's communities that are larger than villages, these 12 Los Angeles County communities are considered the “most Chinese” communities in America.

Approximately 19 percent of residents of Los Angeles County's San Gabriel Valley (more than 310,000 persons) are of Chinese/Taiwanese 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