Educational opportunities help fuel Asian population growth in the St. Louis region

One headline from the 2020 census suggests the St. Louis region is struggling to grow.  But while the region lost white and Black residents in the past decadeother groups continued to move in, including 21,998 Asians.

That community grew 37%, far outpacing the region’s overall 1.2% growth rate. Organizations like the International Institute and the Mosaic Project help newcomers transition to the region. Read or listen to the story on St. Louis Public Radio.