According to Kenyans in Diaspora Research done by Dr Kefa M. Otsio there were 46,680 Kenyans in USA in 2000. 46% were female and 54% male. 65 % were in the age bracket of 20 to 44 years.
The annual average per capital income was $28,000 this income was higher than that of all African immigrants such as Nigerians ($23,000) and Ghanaians ($23,000) but less than that of Egyptians ($33,000) and South Africans ($42,000).
Education nearly 52% of Kenyan’s in the US in 2000 had a bachelor degree or higher compared to 28% of the USA population and 23% had a masters degree. The only other African immigrants groups with more people with undergraduate degrees were Nigerians (59%), South Africans (55%) and Egyptians (60%)