Demographics
Arrivals

*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
82%
Speak Host Country's Language
Economic Contributions
$1.9B
Total Immigrant Federal Taxes paid
$1.0B
Total Immigrant State & Local Taxes paid
$10.8B
Immigrant Household Income
$7.9B
Total Immigrant Spending Power
Top 3 Fields of Labor*

Life, Physical, & Social Sciences

17%

Farming, Fishing, & Forestry

12.4%

Architecture & Engineering

9.1%

*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
41%
Naturalized Citizens
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