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All 96 passengers on board a Philippines Air Force transport plane that crashed on Sunday killing at least 50 people — on the plane and on the ground — have been ed for, military chief Cirilito Sobejana said on Monday. Sobejana said 49 soldiers were injured in the fiery crash, which happened when the C Hercules transport plane missed the runway while trying to land on the southern island of Jolo where the military is fighting the Abu Sayyaf and other armed groups. The Department of National Defence said on Sunday that three civilians on the ground were also killed while four were injured.
The first Filipino known by name in Texas was Francisco Flores, who came to Texas by way of Cuba in the nineteenth century.
Demographics of filipino americans
As more Filipino Americans came to Texas, the center of their population shifted to Houston, which today has one of the largest Filipino populations in the South. Filipino Americans own a variety of businesses, making up InFilipino Americans' employment rate was The Census reports that Filipino Americans had the highest percentage of college educated individuals of any Asian American population.
A majority of Filipino Americans are Christianwith smaller populations having other religious views. Filipino Americans form a multilingual community but the two most spoken languages are English and Tagalog. The of Filipinos in the area expanded in the winter season to work temporary jobs. The earliest recorded presence of Filipinos in what is now the United States is October when mariners under Spanish command landed in Morro Bay, California.
In the s, Filipinos settled near Brooklyn Navy Yard. The U. Census Bureau reported that the American Community Survey, identified approximately 3. The demographics of Filipino Americans describe a heterogeneous group of people in the United States who trace their ancestry to the Philippines. After World War II, and untilmigration of Filipinos to the United States was reduced limited to primarily military and medically connected immigration. The population in the Panama Canal Zone increased to In areas with sparse Filipino populations, they often form loose-knit social organizations aimed at maintaining a "sense of family", which is a key feature of Filipino culture.
In the s and s, Filipinos in New York and New Jersey had a higher socioeconomic status than Filipinos elsewhere; more than half of Filipino immigrants to the metropolitan area were healthcare or other highly trained professionalsin contrast to established working-class Filipino American populations elsewhere. Before World War II, Stockton had the largest population of Filipinos outside of the Philippine Islands, and during the harvest season, its Filipino population would swell to over 10, Inthe Filipino population grew to 31, and continued to grow to 67, by It had nearly doubled tobyand by had grown to almost three quarters of a million peopleFilipino pensionados began arriving to the region inincluding Ventura County ;  others attended schools in Los Angeles County, including the University of Southern Californiaand University of California, Los Angeles.
The first recorded presence of Filipinos in what is now the United States dates to Octoberwith the first permanent settlement of Filipinos in present-day Louisiana in Migration of ificant s of Filipinos to the United States did not occur until the early 20th century, when the Philippines was an overseas territory of the United States. These organizations generally arrange social events, especially of a charitable nature, and keep members up-to-date with local events. Other states with ificant populations of Filipinos include: Hawaii, Illinois, Texas, and Washington.
The first documented Filipino in Washington state was a lumber mill employee at Port Blakely inbut there were some earlier instances of Filipino seamen settling in the Puget Sound region.
Filipinos have resided in New York City since the s. Inthere were 14, Filipinos in New York State. Five Filipinos were documented in Nevada in ; the population increased to 47 in Inthere was a single Filipino living in Floridathis population increased to 11 inand 46 in The first year that Filipinos were documented in Virginia by the United States Census Bureau was inwhen 97 Filipinos were counted; bythat population increased to InVirginia's Filipino population was 59, Navy had recruited them in the Philippines.
In Utahthe population of Filipino Americans doubled between andto 6, having the third-highest rate of growth by state of Filipinos in the nation. A smaller group of immigrants were sent on a scholarship program established by the Philippine Commission and were collectively known as " pensionados ";  the first batch of pensionados was sent in and the scholarship program continued until World War II.
Other Filipino students, outside the program, came to the United States for education; many did not return to the Philippines. Multiple languages are spoken by Filipino Americans, and the majority are Roman Catholic. Filipino migration to the Chicago area began in with the immigration of pensionados,  consisting predominantly of men. Although Filipinos first arrived in California in the 16th century,  the first documentation of a Filipino residing in California did not occur untilwhen Antonio Miranda Rodriguez was counted in the census as a "chino".
As of the Censusthere were 3. Navy in one form or another. There are smaller populations of Filipino Americans elsewhere. Filipino Americans can be found throughout the United States, especially in the Western United States and metropolitan areas. Military, some through the Presidio of San Franciscoand others as migrant workers on their way to points inland; many of these Filipinos would settle down permanently in the Bay Area, establishing "Manilatown" on Kearny Street next to Chinatown.
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The Filipino American community is the second-largest Asian American group in the United States with a population of over 3. A ificant of them married non-Filipinos, mainly Eastern or Southern European women.
As a population, Filipino Americans are multilingual, with Tagalog being the largest non-English language being spoken. State Department estimated the size of the Filipino American community at four million,  or 1. This created the first Little Manilas in urban areas. The Census showed that the greater San Francisco Bay Area was home to approximatelyresidents of Filipino descent,  with the largest concentration living in Santa Clara County. Taken as a whole, these municipalities are home to a ificant proportion of Bergen County's Philippine population.
Filipino Americans constitute the second-largest population of Asian Americansand the largest population of Overseas Filipinos.
Greater Los Angeles is the metropolitan area home to the most Filipino Americans, with the population ing around ,;  Los Angeles County alone s for overFilipinos,  the most of any single county in the U. It is now largely populated by Hispanic and Latino Americans. Even in the late s and early s more than half of Filipino babies born in the greater San Diego area were born at Balboa Naval Hospital.
From a population of in to 15, in  by the Filipino American population in San Diego County increased to 95, From toHawaiian sugar plantations recruited Filipinos, later known as sakadas ; by Filipinos made up the majority of laborers on Hawaiian sugar plantations. Filipino immigrants in Hawaii made up six per cent of all Filipino immigrants in the United States. The population decreased to 1, in with men outing women In, Filipino Americans lived in Illinois—  95, in the Chicago metropolitan area.
According to the Censusthe state of Hawaii had a Filipino population of over ,   with overliving on the island of Oahu ;  of those,were immigrants.
The following is a list of states with ificant Filipino American populations of over 70, in As ofthere are 4. They were documented by Harper's Weekly journalist Lafcadio Hearn in ificant immigration to the United States began in the s  after the Spanish—American War when the Philippines became an overseas territory of the United Statesand the population became United States nationals.
Due to the strong American influence in the Philippine education system, first generation Filipino immigrants are also at advantage in gaining professional licensure in the United States. Filipino Americans formed close-knit neighborhoods, notably in California and Hawaii.
Filipinos have been in Alaska since the s and were the largest Asian American ethnicity in the state in During the early 20th century, Alaska was the third-leading population center of Filipinos in the United States, after Hawaii and California; many worked seasonally in salmon canneries. During this wave of migration to the United States from the Philippines, men outed women by a ratio of about The quota of non-naval immigration increased slightly to because of the passage of the Luce—Celler Act of They could not be considered "immigrants" since their presence was dependent on a work sponsor and the visas were only valid for two years upon which time the nurses had to return to the Philippines before seeking another engagement to come back to the US.
Following the enactment of the Immigration and Nationality Act ofuntil at least the s, the Philippines became the largest source of Asian immigration, providing one-fourth of Asian immigrants to the United States. Interracial marriage among Filipinos is common. Sincedue to changes in immigration policy, the population of Filipino Americans has expanded ificantly. As a result of the shortage of nurses, the Philippines become the largest source of healthcare professionals who immigrated to the U. Like other immigrant groups, Filipino immigrants clustered together both out of a sense of community and in response to prejudice against them.
One of the earliest records of a Filipino settling in the San Francisco Bay Area occurred in the midth century, when a Filipino immigrant and his Miwok wife settled in Lairds Landing on the Marin County coast;   many Coast Miwok trace their lineage to this couple. InFilipino Americans were the fifth-largest minority population, with 11, persons, after African-Americans, Hispanic and Latino AmericansNative Americansand Japanese Americans; they were 0.
San Diego has historically been a destination for Filipino immigrants and has contributed to the growth of its population. Census Bureau survey done in found that [update] Filipino Americans had the second highest median family income amongst Asian Americans, and had a high level of educational achievement. On average, Filipino Americans earn a higher average household income and achieve a higher level of education than the national average.
Most Filipinos who resided in the area and the city in general have moved to the suburbs,    particularly cities in the San Gabriel Valleyincluding West Covina and Rowland Heights.
It had allowed about thirty-five thousand Filipinos to the U. Navy, many of whom immigrated to the U. They also intermarried more than other Asian Americans.