The Indians in the U.S., with an average salary of $ 123,700 and 79 percent of college graduates, surpassed the total U.S. population in wealth and college education, according to a media report citing the latest census data. The number of people identifying as Asians in the United States has nearly tripled in the last three decades, and Asians are now the fastest growing among the country’s four largest racial and ethnic groups, according to a New York Times census analysis.
About 4 million Indians currently live in the United States, including 1.6 million visa holders, 1.4 million naturalized residents, and one million residents of American descent. The average family income of Indians in the United States is $ 123,700, which is almost twice the national average of $ 63,922. According to the report, about 79 percent of Indians are university educated, compared to the national average of 34 percent.
In fact, Indians are ahead of other Asian groups in the U.S. in terms of average family earnings. In second and third place are Taiwanese and Filipinos with $ 97,129 and $ 95,000 average family income. Only 14 percent of Indians reported an average household income below $ 40,000 compared to 33 percent nationally.
“People of Indian descent hold a significant portion of jobs in several high-paying areas, including computing, financial management and medicine. Nine percent of physicians in the United States are of Indian descent, and more than half are immigrants,” the report said.
Dr. Nihit Gupta, a child psychiatrist, and his wife, Dr. Shikha Jaiswal, a nephrologist, who are Indians, have been practicing in West Virginia since 2016. “This place really hugs us. The whole state is subordinate and they appreciate our work,” he said. annual Gupta.
Asian Americans born in the United States are usually younger – half of them are children. They are the children of elderly, naturalized citizens who had emigrated to the country a generation before. As a growing group in American demographics, Asian Americans are also playing an increasing role in electoral politics.