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: 7,759,615

(An increase of 1.6 % 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 Profiles

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PG Name Country Of Birth Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Arab, SudaneseSudanArab WorldIslam2,500
Arab, YemeniYemenArab WorldIslam - Shia390
Arab, IraqiIraqArab WorldIslam - Shia22,987
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaArab WorldIslam - Sunni1,200
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoArab WorldIslam3,444
Arab, EgyptianEgyptArab WorldIslam4,441
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaArab WorldIslam600
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonArab WorldIslam250
Egyptian CoptEgyptArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox8,431
Arab, Jordanian (Christian)JordanArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox4,081
Arab, Jordanian (Muslim)JordanArab WorldIslam1,749
Arab, Palestinian (Christian)IsraelArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox1,960
Arab, Palestinian (Muslim)IsraelArab WorldIslam5,052
Arab, Lebanese (Christian)LebanonArab WorldChristianity - Roman Catholic11,417
Arab, Lebanese (Muslim)LebanonArab WorldIslam - Sunni6,440
Chinese, HokkienTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,750
Chinese, CantoneseHong KongEast Asian PeoplesNon-Religious3,000
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism89,000
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Shintoism10,000
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant28,677
Chinese, HakkaTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk150
Chinese, HuiChinaEast Asian PeoplesIslam10
Chinese, (Shanghainese) WuChinaEast Asian PeoplesNon-Religious100
AfrikanerSouth AfricaEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant2,700
Albanian, ToskAlbaniaEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni2,200