*Data source: Refugee Processing Center: Arrivals and Admissions, figures may exclude Special Immigrant Visas (SIV) from Afghanistan and Iraq.

**Immigrants comprise 5.4% total population in Indiana.

Diversity Contributions
Top Newcomer Languages
  • Burmese
  • Chin
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Somali
Speak Host Country's Language
Economic Contributions
Total Immigrant Federal Taxes paid
Total Immigrant State & Local Taxes paid
Immigrant Household Income
Total Immigrant Spending Power
Top 3 Fields of Labor*

Life, Physical, & Social Sciences


Farming, Fishing, & Forestry


Architecture & Engineering


*Top % share of the immigrant labor force in Indiana. Data source: American Immigration Council: Immigrants in Indiana.

Socio-Familial Stability
Unaccompanied Children Released to Sponsors by the State
# of Immigrant (refugee & asylee) Family Reunifications

*Data not available

Community & Educational Contributions
Immigrant Educational Attainment
  • 28.3%
    Less than High School
  • 38.0%
    High School & Some College
  • 17.0%
    Bachelor's Degree
  • 16.7%
    Graduate Degree
Naturalized Citizens
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April 28, 2021

Help Biden keep his promise to increase the number of refugee admissions from 15,000 to 62,500 for FY2021. Visit the Exodus Refugees Advocacy webpage to see details about the Top 3 Ways You Can Take Action.

Heidi Grimshaw
Elementary Education Specialist, Community Programs Coordinator, Indiana
LeeAnn Parry
Community Liaison, Indianapolis
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