Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Events in Las Vegas

By Slone Terranella, 96.3 KKLZ |

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders — also abbreviated as AAPI — make up about 7.6% of the total population in Las Vegas, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. When calculating this demographic for the entire state of Nevada, this percentage increases to 11%.

The largest group of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is Filipino. According to data from AAPI Data, a website dedicated to data and research on AAPI communities, the Filipino population represents more than half of the entire Asian population.