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 151-175 of 176 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
GarifunaGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity100
NicaraguanNicaraguaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic100
Ethiopian, OromoEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthnic Religions3,100
PidginSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity100
PolynesianFrench PolynesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity100
PortuguesePortugalEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity100
PurepechaMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic100
QuechuaPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansEthnic Religions100
GaGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions100
Chinese, (Shanghainese) WuChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesNon-Religious100
Naga, TangkhulIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Other / Marginal100
AlabamaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity100
Apache, WesternUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions100
Filipino, CebuanoPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity1,100
CheyenneUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions100
ChickasawUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity100
KoasatiUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity100
NiloticKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant95
JamaicanJamaicaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic85
Chin, ZotungMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant80
PonapeanMicronesiaEast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Other / Marginal55
LisuMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant50
MamGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansEthnic Religions25
QuicheGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansEthnic Religions25
Kachin, RawangMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant10

Get Involved

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