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
Arab, SudaneseSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,500
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism1,605
YiddishUnited StatesNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism250
SomaliSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaIslam320
FurSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam60
Ethiopian, OromoEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthnic Religions3,100
NubianSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni4,200
Arab, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia390
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia22,987
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni1,200
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam3,444
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam5,621
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam600
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam250
EritreanEritreaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaIslam - Sunni3,000
Egyptian CoptEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox8,431
Arab, Jordanian (Christian)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox4,081
Arab, Jordanian (Muslim)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,749
Arab, Syrian (Christian)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox4,054
Arab, Syrian (Muslim)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni2,134
Arab, Palestinian (Christian)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox1,960
Arab, Palestinian (Muslim)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam5,052
Arab, Lebanese (Christian)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Roman Catholic11,417
Arab, Lebanese (Muslim)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni6,440
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni6,272

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