Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX


The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX metro area encompasses a 12 county area in north Texas and is commonly referred to as DFW, or the Metroplex. DFW is home to over 420 diaspora people groups, many are unreached and unengaged. They arrived as refugees, international students, and those who migrated from their indigenous homeland for a better life and education for their children.

Total Population: 7,233,323

(An increase of 12.56 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 1,206,720
  • Language Spoken at Home - 1,700,000

  • 16.7% of Total Population are Foreign Born
  • 23.5% of Total Population Speak Another Language Other than English at Home

[Source: American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year Foreign Born and Language Spoken at Home]

Quick Facts

  • The population exceeds that of North and South Dakota, Alaska, Delaware, Vermont, Wyoming, and the District of Columbia combined.

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People Group Highlights

Displaying 26-50 of 176 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam23,450
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia22,987
PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam - Shia13,171
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Shintoism10,000
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism8,550
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism8,154
Arab, Lebanese (Muslim)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni6,440
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni6,272
Punjabi SikhIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesOther Religions - Sikhism5,815
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam5,621
Arab, Palestinian (Muslim)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam5,052
NepaliBhutanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism5,000
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam3,444
TeluguIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism3,195
WolofSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni3,000
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,300
Albanian, ToskAlbaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni2,200
Arab, Syrian (Muslim)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni2,134
Arab, Jordanian (Muslim)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,749
Somali BantuSomaliaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni1,665
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism1,605
EritreanEritreaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaIslam - Sunni3,000
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,200
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni1,200
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam740

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