Delaware Indian Community
Food, Temples, Travel, Movies & More
community is thriving and growing in Delaware.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Indians account for the largest chunk of the Asian population in the First State
Of the 28,549 Asians in Delaware, 11,424 are Indians.
Hockessin, DE 19707
Indians live mostly in New Castle county followed by Kent County and a few families in Sussex.
The Hindu temple
in Hockessin is the anchor of the Indian community in Delaware. Besides celebrating Hindu festivals, the temple hosts a variety of cultural programs.
Delaware Indian Restaurants
With the growth in the numbers of Asian-Indians, we also see a noticeable increase in the number of Indian restaurants and grocery stores in Wilmington and Newark.
By our count, there are 16 Indian restaurants in Delaware including two in the state capital Dover. Paradise Biryani Pointe
and Flavor of India
(both in Newark) and Bawarchi
in Wilmington are the newbies.
Movie theatres in Newark now screen the latest Bollywood
, Tamil, and Telugu films.
Hindi Movie Poster at Regal Cinemas Newark
Asian-Indians are a fairly prosperous community with many of the desis
(a Hindi term meaning South Asian) employed as professionals in the information technology sector or working as engineers, doctors etc.
Featuring Indian restaurant reviews, movie reviews, Hindi movie showtimes, travel agents and more, DelawareIndia.com
is a guidepost to the Asian-Indian community in the First State.