8.2% of Indian Americans live below poverty line
Poverty rates for whites and Asians were not statistically different from each other.
The Hispanic population had a poverty rate of 23.2 percent, about nine percentage points higher than the overall US rate.
The US Government's definition of poverty is based on total income received. For example, the poverty level for 2012 was set at an annual income of USD 23,050 (nearly Rs 12 lakhs) which for a family of four.