An interactive map by census tract.

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The Seattle-Tacoma area is home to more than 45,000 people who were born in China — among U.S. metros, that ranks as the eighth-largest such population. The city of Seattle is home to about 12,000 of them.

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Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood has the greatest concentration of Chinese-born residents in our region, with more than 4,000. Other city neighborhoods with large populations include the University District and — not surprisingly — the Chinatown International District.

Overall, though, the Eastside counts more people born in China than Seattle does, with more than 16,000. The highest concentration is in the South Bellevue neighborhoods of Eastgate, Factoria and Somerset, with a total of about 2,000 Chinese-born residents.

Explore the data for yourself below on our interactive map of King County census tracts.