People Group Info
Total Population: 281,250ROP3 Code: 102879
IMB Affinity Group: North African and Middle Eastern Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Egyptian
Language: Egyptian Arabic - (arz)
Country of Origin: Egypt
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NJ - 47,647
Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 36,340
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA - 18,206
Montreal (Laval), QC - 11,644
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, VA - 10,911
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The Arab, Egyptian people began migrating to North America in the late 1960’s, with the majority being from a Muslim background. Prior to 1965, the majority of Arab Egyptians were from Christian background. Although often university educated, many Arab Egyptian initially became taxi drivers and worked in restuarants.
They value higher education. Therefore, they often enroll in prestigious and high ranking colleges and universities.
Although the religious background of most Egyptians is Islamic, the role of women in the culture has become more prominent since World Wars I and II. Many women will not wear a hijab, or covering, but will dress as many other women while at the same time still dressing very modest and conservative. It is very common for Egyptian women to have jobs. Some women work in the food industry while others work in the medical field.
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|Country||City||Metro Area Name||State / Prov.||Baseline Population|
|United States||Jersey City||New York-Newark-Jersey City||NJ||47,647|
|Canada||Mississauga||Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton)||ON||36,340|
|United States||Pico Rivera||Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim||CA||18,206|
|United States||Lanier Heights||Washington-Arlington-Alexandria||VA||10,911|
|United States||Valley View Meadows||Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin||TN||7,308|
|United States||Newberry Springs||Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario||CA||6,564|
|United States||Hickory Hills||Chicago-Naperville-Elgin||IL||6,051|
|United States||Richardson||Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington||TX||5,621|
|United States||Center City||Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington||PA||5,249|
|United States||Oakland||San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward||CA||3,861|
|United States||Katy||Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land||TX||3,720|
|United States||Seminole||Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater||FL||3,234|
|United States||Dudley Square||Boston-Cambridge-Quincy||MA||2,820|
|United States||Eden Prairie||Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington||MN||2,280|
|United States||Central West End||St. Louis||MO||2,050|
|United States||Home Park||Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell||GA||1,658|
|United States||Sheffield Park||Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia||NC||1,524|
|United States||Miami Shores||Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach||FL||1,501|
|United States||Lincoln Park West||Columbus||OH||1,261|
|United States||West Haven||New Haven-Milford||CT||1,192|
|United States||Metairie||New Orleans-Metairie||LA||1,160|