September 8, 2017

Demographic characteristics of U.S. Filipino population, 2015

% (unless otherwise noted)

Among Filipinos in the U.S.
All Asians
in the U.S.
All U.S. born Foreign born
MEDIAN AGE (in years) 34 35 19 48
AGE
Younger than 5 7 7 13 <1
5-17 18 18 32 5
18-29 19 17 24 11
30-39 16 14 13 15
40-49 15 15 8 21
50-64 16 18 6 28
65+ 10 11 3 19
NATIVITY
U.S. born 41 48
Foreign born 59 52
YEARS IN U.S. (among foreign born)
0-5 years 20 13
6-10 years 14 14
11-15 years 13 13
16-20 years 11 11
21+ years 42 49
CITIZENSHIP (among foreign born)
U.S. citizen 58 68
Not a U.S. citizen 42 32
MARITAL STATUS (18 and older)
Married 59 55 36 64
Divorced/Separated/Widowed 12 14 10 16
Never married 30 31 54 19
FERTILITY (among women ages 15 to 44)
Women who have given birth in the past 12 months 6 6 5 6
HOUSEHOLD TYPE, BY PERSONS
Married-couple household 71 70 69 71
Other family household 17 20 21 19
Non-family household 12 10 10 10
IN A MULTIGENERATIONAL HOUSEHOLD
Multigenerational household 26 33 27 38

Note: Family households are those with a household head and one or more persons living in the household who are related to the household head by birth, marriage or adoption. Households with a household head and an unmarried partner are only considered family households if there are other persons in the household who are related to the household head by birth, marriage or adoption. Multigenerational households are households with two or more adult generations or one that includes grandparents and grandchildren. Figures may not sum to 100% due to rounding. Figures for Filipinos and all Asians based on mixed-race and mixed-group populations, regardless of Hispanic origin. See methodology for more detail.
Source: Pew Research Center analysis of 2013-2015 American Community Survey (IPUMS).

Pew Research Center