People Group Info
Total Population: 821,145ROP3 Code: 103544
IMB Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Gujarati
Language: Gujarati - (guj)
Country of Origin: India
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NJ - 138,735
Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 75,175
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL - 44,993
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA - 39,116
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA - 34,825
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The Gujarati are a relatively peaceful people, except for religious tensions that exist between the Hindus and Muslims. Known for their resourcefulness and their good business sense, they have successfully emigrated and prospered in many countries around the world.
The Gujarati speak an Indo-Aryan language, which is also called Gujarati. It has many different dialects, some based on region and others based on caste or community.
Most of the Gujarati (88%) are Hindus. The Muslim Gujarati make up (6.6%) of the population.
The Gujarati often have established a successful business presence owning numerous commercial properties and stores. Generations of Gujarati have deep roots and often give the impression that they have assimilated themselves into the Western culture. However, this is often not the case as the majority maintain a distinct Gujarati identity.
|Country||City||Metro Area Name||State / Prov.||Baseline Population|
|United States||Corpus Christi||Corpus Christi||TX||287|
|United States||Wauwatosa||Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis||WI||672|
|United States||Miramar||San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos||CA||7,746|
|United States||Mallard Creek||Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia||NC||7,206|