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 76-100 of 176 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
SomaliSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaIslam320
TonganTongaEast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant335
Hmong, NjuaLaosEast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions360
UdukSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam375
Arab, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia390
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic400
DanesDenmarkEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity450
AzandeSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal500
IndonesianIndonesiaEast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam525
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam600
KhmuLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism600
HungarianHungaryEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox665
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions700
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam740
Karen, SgawMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant750
ShillukSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions800
KrioSierra LeoneSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions - Ethno-Religion920
CaddoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,000
Costa RicanCosta RicaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic1,000
Turk CypriotTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam1,010
Filipino, CebuanoPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity1,100
RomanianRomaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,200
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,200
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni1,200
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic1,200

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