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 51-75 of 176 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions700
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam600
IndonesianIndonesiaEast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam525
Arab, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia390
SomaliSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaIslam320
SindhiPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam305
FulaniGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam300
RohingyaMyanmar [Burma]South Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni220
Burmese, BhamaMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada210
SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBuddhism175
Hausa MuslimNigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni100
TibetanChinaEast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Lamaism100
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam100
PashtunAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianHinduism100
OriyaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism50
Nepali, BrahmanNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism30
Chinese, HuiChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesIslam10
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic582,243
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism89,000
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal48,000
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant28,677
FrenchFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic16,550
GermanGermanyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant15,400
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant13,200
Arab, Lebanese (Christian)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Roman Catholic11,417

Get Involved

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Southern Baptist of Texas Convention TxMI - "SBTC TxMI (Texas Mission Initiative) seeks to make disciples among Unreached Peoples and Places throughout Texas that lead to indigenous church planting."

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