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Asian American Ethnoburbs

Ethnoburbs are suburban neighborhoods where many people from the same ethnic or racial group live together, sharing common cultural aspects and creating a sense of community. 

New Jersey is known for several Asian American ethnoburbs, including:

  • Fort Lee – 41% Asian American
  • Middlesex County – 27% Asian American
  • Palisades Park – 58% Asian American
  • Edison – 54% Asian American

K–5 Materials

  • Lesson Plan
  • Slide Deck
  • Main Activity: Mapping New Jersey
  • Lesson Plan
  • Slide Deck
  • Main Activity: Fort Lee Media Analysis
  • Lesson Plan
  • Slide Deck
  • Main Activity: Graphing Ethnoburbs

More Map Lesson Plans