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.

Resources

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
CanadaCalgaryCalgaryAB20,865
United StatesLathamAlbany-Schenectady-TroyNY1,404
United StatesAlbuquerqueAlbuquerqueNM568
United StatesWhitehallAllentown-Bethlehem-EastonPA1,472
United StatesBethlehemAllentown-Bethlehem-EastonPA539
United StatesAmarilloAmarillo-DumasTX500
United StatesRoswellAtlanta-Sandy Springs-RoswellGA17,500
United StatesAustinAustin-Round RockTX5,800
United StatesBakersfieldBakersfieldCA746
United StatesColumbiaBaltimore-Columbia-TowsonMD6,200
United StatesBaton RougeBaton RougeLA529
United StatesBeaumontBeaumont-Port ArthurTX874
United StatesBirminghamBirmingham-HooverAL1,500
United StatesWalthamBoston-Cambridge-QuincyMA13,400
United StatesStamfordBridgeport-Stamford-NorwalkCT3,400
United StatesBuffaloBuffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara FallsNY2,429
United StatesCharlotteCharlotte-Concord-GastoniaNC8,250
United StatesSchaumburgChicago-Naperville-ElginIL63,103
United StatesCinCincinnati-MiddletownOH3,300
United StatesCincinnatiCincinnati-MiddletownOH70
United StatesCincinnatiCincinnati-MiddletownOH30
United StatesCincinnatiCincinnati-MiddletownOH30
United StatesCleveCleveland-ElyriaOH3,900
United StatesCorpus ChristiCorpus ChristiTX214
United StatesDallasDallas-Fort Worth-ArlingtonTX18,800
United StatesMiamisburgDaytonOH1,136
United StatesDenverDenver-Aurora-LakewoodCO3,200
United StatesTroyDetroit-Warren-DearbornMI9,800
United StatesEl PasoEl PasoTX180
United StatesFayettevilleFayettevilleNC475