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Asian Indians population in U.S.

Asian Indians are those having origins in any of the original peoples of India and the Indian subcontinent.  Approximately 4.8 million people (1.45% of all respondents) identified as Asian Indians 2020 US Census. It’s the second-largest group among Asians in the United States and the largest group among South Asians.

As per the United States Census Bureau 2020, Asian Indians alone Population is 4,402,223 (1.33%), and Asian Indians in any combination are 4,797,210 (1.45%). The Estimated population of Asian Indians in the United States as of 2023 is 4.8 million.

The Asian Indian population in the U.S., 2000-2020

YearPopulation
20001,900,000
20103,183,000
20153,982,000
20204,797,210

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Asian Indian Population by State

Asian Indians or Indian Americans make up 1.45% of the U.S. population and are the largest group of South Asian Americans and the second largest group of Asian Americans after Chinese Americans. California is the state with the largest Asian Indian population. Next Comes Texas and New Jersey.

Let’s have a look at the Top States with Asian Indian Population

#State2020
1California810,043
2Texas434,221
3New Jersey386,236
4New York371,987
5Illinois248,679
6Florida173,493
7Georgia154,460
8Virginia152,567
9Pennsylvania141,878
10Washington127,282
11Massachusetts116,927
12Michigan115,367
13North Carolina105,712
14Maryland99,681
15Ohio92,791
16Arizona63,701
17Connecticut63,424
18Minnesota45,810
19Indiana45,019
20Tennessee34,394
21Wisconsin32,229
22Missouri30,606
23Colorado30,433
24Oregon29,566
25South Carolina20,934
26Kansas19,546
27Nevada18,086
28Kentucky17,579
29Delaware16,178
30Iowa15,625
31Oklahoma15,336
32Alabama13,666
33Utah12,249
34Louisiana11,827
35Arkansas11,003
36New Hampshire10,026
37Rhode Island9,000
38Nebraska8,414
39District of Columbia7,879
40Mississippi6,164
41New Mexico4,539
42West Virginia3,350
43Puerto Rico3,281
44Idaho2,795
45Hawaii2,534
46Maine2,327
47South Dakota2,141
48North Dakota1,856
49Vermont1,706
50Alaska647
51Montana554

Source: US Census 2020

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Top U.S. metropolitan areas by Indian population

The New York metro area with a population of 685,207 has the highest Indian American population. Next comes Chicago (233,647) and San Francisco (229,323)

Let’s have a look at the Top U.S. Cities by the Indian population

#Metro AreaStatesPopulation% of Total
1New York-Newark-Jersey City NY-NJ-PA 685,2073.42%
2Chicago-Naperville-Elgin IL-IN-WI 233,6472.43%
3San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley CA 229,3234.85%
4Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington TX 212,3792.82%
5San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara CA 189,5289.50%
6Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV 179,9192.84%
7Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim CA 160,2341.21%
8Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land TX 146,4132.08%
9Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta GA 141,1402.34%
10Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PA-NJ-DE-MD 134,3102.16%
11Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue WA 122,2293.08%
12Boston-Cambridge-Newton MA-NH 100,0422.04%
13Detroit-Warren-Dearborn MI 89,6902.05%
14Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler AZ 58,0101.21%
15Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom CA 56,2872.37%
16Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown TX 54,9112.46%
17Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach FL 49,5320.81%
18Baltimore-Columbia-Towson MD 45,7771.61%
19San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad CA 45,0841.37%
20Raleigh-Cary NC 44,9183.23%
21Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia NC-SC 44,0451.68%
22Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington MN-WI 42,7411.17%
23Columbus OH 38,6051.82%
24Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford FL 38,3131.46%
25Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater FL 37,5811.19%
26Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown CT 31,2172.57%
27Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario CA 28,5270.62%
28Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro OR-WA 28,1971.13%
29Stockton CA 26,6083.45%
30Trenton-Princeton NJ 25,7536.69%
31St. Louis MO-IL 25,7060.91%
32Cincinnati OH-KY-IN 23,6531.05%
33Denver-Aurora-Lakewood CO 23,3760.80%
34Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson IN 23,2441.11%
35Fresno CA 21,4782.14%
36Pittsburgh PA 20,6400.87%
37Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk CT 19,3602.02%
38Richmond VA 19,1381.47%
39Kansas City MO-KS 18,8770.87%
40Cleveland-Elyria OH 17,9940.86%
41San Antonio-New Braunfels TX 17,4810.69%
42Milwaukee-Waukesha WI 16,8401.07%
43Jacksonville FL 16,4371.04%
44Worcester MA-CT 16,4181.69%
45Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin TN 15,6420.80%
46Albany-Schenectady-Troy NY 13,7661.53%
47Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise NV 13,4600.60%
48Yuba City CA 13,0457.27%
49Providence-Warwick RI-MA 12,4390.75%
50Buffalo-Cheektowaga NY 11,6611.00%
51Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura CA 11,6041.37%
52Bakersfield CA 10,3611.14%
53New Haven-Milford CT 10,0861.17%

Source: US Census 2021

Indian Population in US 2023 | Indian American population