Coquitlam, mainly a suburban city, is the sixth-largest city in the province with a population of , in The current mayor of Coquitlam is Richard Stewart. The Coast Salish people were the first to live in this area, and archaeology confirms continuous occupation of the territory for at least 9, years. The name Kwikwetlem is said to be derived from a Coast Salish term meaning "red fish up the river". Explorer Simon Fraser came through the region in , and in the s Europeans gradually started settling the area. Coquitlam began as a "place-in-between" with the construction of North Road in the midth century to provide Royal Engineers in New Westminster access to the year-round port facilities in Port Moody.
Switch to classic view. The Korean-Canadian community in Vancouver is relatively new, compared to older Asian-Canadian communities such as the Chinese-Canadian and the Indo-Canadian communities. However, Koreans now constitute one of the more visible minority communities in the area. A rapid increase in immigration from Korea led to Koreans establishing churches and restaurants throughout the Vancouver area, and identifying those churches with Korean-language signs.
On April 15, the first results from the Census - population and dwelling counts - were released by Statistics Canada. Information on other characteristics of the B. British Columbia had the fastest growing population of any province or territory in Canada between and On May 14, , the population of B. The next two fastest growing provinces were Ontario 6.
The demographics of Asian Americans describe a heterogeneous group of people in the United States who trace their ancestry to one or more Asian countries. Manilamen began to reside in Louisiana as the first Asian Americans to live in the continental in the United States. The overall population is highly urbanized;  they are also largely in the Western United States and California.