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 1-25 of 176 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
PoleEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox2,260
SerbEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox235
PidginSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity100
PashtunAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianHinduism100
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,200
Albanian, ToskAlbaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni2,200
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni1,200
Samoan, AmericanAmerican SamoaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Other / Marginal130
ArmenianArmeniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox2,000
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni6,272
NepaliBhutanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism5,000
BolivianBoliviaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic1,400
BrazilianBrazilAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic11,000
BulgarBulgariaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,800
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic400
Cambodian, KhmerCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism8,550
IgboCameroonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity100
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic1,200
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism89,000
TibetanChinaEast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Lamaism100
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam100
Chinese, HuiChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesIslam10
Chinese, (Shanghainese) WuChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesNon-Religious100
ColombianColombiaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic100
CongoleseCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity2,600

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