Hindi of North America

People Group Info

Total Population: 805,898

ROP3 Code: 103789
IMB Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Hindi
Language: Hindi - (hin)
Religion: Hinduism
Country of Origin: India

Status of Christianity

Engaged yet Unreached

GSEC Level: 2

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Majority Located Where

  New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY - 260,000

  Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 171,095

  San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA - 112,400

  Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL - 63,103

  Vancouver (Surrey), BC - 58,710

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Brief Profile

The Hindi people are a South Asian people from India who speak Hindi. Hindi is the official language of India. They form one of the largest South Asian people groups in North America.

Hindi are often well educated. They work in medical professions and IT market. They reside in suburbs of large metro areas often blending in with other people yet at the same time still speaking Hindi at home and being very much Hindi.

Like many other South Asian Indian peoples in North America, the Hindi proudly continue their traditional customs and religions. In fact, they do not dichotomize between the secular and the sacred. Instead, religion plays an important part in their identity.

The majority of Hindi people profess Hinduism. Their “Hinduism” is as much a lifestyle as a religion. Hindu Temples serve as a center of their social interaction with one another reinforcing their people group identity.

Prayer Points

  • Pray Christians will answer God's call to live near the Hindi and share Christ's love with them.
  • Pray evangelical Churches will form prayer teams to intercede for the Hindi asking that their hearts and minds be receptive to a Gospel witness.
  • Pray for effectiveness as Christians use many different strategies to share Christ with the Hindi.
  • Pray that evangelical Hindi will boldly and clearly communicate the message of Christ.


Global Recordings Network
Online Talking Bible - Hindi
PG - Hindi and Hindu Story Set (pdf)
Religions - Hinduism Belief Bulletin (pdf)
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StatusCountry City Metro Area Name State / Prov. Baseline Population
United StatesBeavertonPortland-Vancouver-HillsboroOR3,700
United StatesStamfordBridgeport-Stamford-NorwalkCT3,400
United StatesCinCincinnati-MiddletownOH3,300
United StatesDenverDenver-Aurora-LakewoodCO3,200
United StatesPittsPittsburghPA3,200
United StatesGlen AllenRichmondVA2,800
United StatesBallwinSt. LouisMO2,697
United StatesIndianapolisIndianapolis-Carmel-AndersonIN2,689
United StatesRochesterRochesterNY2,529
United StatesMilwMilwaukee-Waukesha-West AllisWI2,455
United StatesBuffaloBuffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara FallsNY2,429
United StatesLas VegasLas Vegas-Henderson-ParadiseNV2,342
United StatesSan AntonioSan Antonio-New BraunfelsTX2,166
United StatesThousand OaksOxnard-Thousand Oaks-VenturaCA1,917
United StatesHamdenNew Haven-MilfordCT1,816
United StatesShrewsburyWorcesterMA1,786
United StatesGermantownMemphisTN1,590
United StatesBirminghamBirmingham-HooverAL1,500
United StatesWhitehallAllentown-Bethlehem-EastonPA1,472
United StatesLathamAlbany-Schenectady-TroyNY1,404
United StatesJacksonvilleJacksonvilleFL1,315
United StatesFresnoFresnoCA1,313
United StatesMiamisburgDaytonOH1,136
United StatesOmahaOmaha-Council BluffsNE1,040
United StatesChesapeakeVirginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport NewsVA984
United StatesProvProvidence-WarwickRI904
United StatesLittle RockLittle Rock-North Little Rock-ConwayAR887
United StatesOklahoma CityOklahoma CityOK886
United StatesBeaumontBeaumont-Port ArthurTX874
United StatesGreenvilleGreenvilleNC870