People Group Info
Total Population: 1,479,923ROP3 Code: 103789
IMB Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Hindi
Language: Hindi - (hin)
Country of Origin: India
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY - 249,722
Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 171,095
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA - 70,473
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL - 63,103
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA - 62,685
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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.
|Country||City||Metro Area Name||State / Prov.||Baseline Population|
|United States||Rock creek||Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro||OR||9,021|
|United States||Wayne Township||Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson||IN||7,366|
|United States||Ballwin||St. Louis||MO||7,112|
|United States||Marshall Township||Pittsburgh||PA||6,612|
|United States||Three Chopt||Richmond||VA||6,588|
|United States||Brookfield||Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis||WI||5,679|
|United States||Greensboro||Greensboro-High Point||NC||4,000|
|United States||Buffalo||Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls||NY||2,429|
|United States||Las Vegas||Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise||NV||2,342|
|United States||San Antonio||San Antonio-New Braunfels||TX||2,166|
|United States||Thousand Oaks||Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura||CA||1,917|
|United States||Hamden||New Haven-Milford||CT||1,816|
|United States||Omaha||Omaha-Council Bluffs||NE||1,040|
|United States||Chesapeake||Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News||VA||984|
|United States||Little Rock||Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway||AR||887|