Growth of Indian American Population in Minnesota

May 24, 2001

Source: Star Tribune

On May 24, 2001, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that "in Minnesota, the Asian Indian population has doubled in the last decade from 8,234 to 16,887 people, according to" the 2000 Census. "Nationwide, Indians are the fastest-growing Asian group and are now the third-largest Asian group...Asian Indians number almost 1.7 million...Much of the growth nationally and locally is due to the recruitment of high-tech workers from India."