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.

To learn more, watch the following video ...

People Group Highlights

Displaying 26-50 of 176 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic6,800
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal5,400
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic1,200
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam740
Turk CypriotTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam1,010
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam100
PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam - Shia13,171
PashtunAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianHinduism100
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,200
ChamorroMicronesiaEast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Roman Catholic100
Chinese, HokkienTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,750
Chinese, CantoneseHong KongEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesNon-Religious3,000
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism89,000
IndonesianIndonesiaEast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam525
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Shintoism10,000
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant28,677
MalayMalaysiaEast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam240
Hmong, NjuaLaosEast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions360
PonapeanMicronesiaEast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Other / Marginal55
TonganTongaEast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity - Protestant335
Chinese, HakkaTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk150
TibetanChinaEast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Lamaism100
Chinese, HuiChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesIslam10
Chinese, (Shanghainese) WuChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesNon-Religious100
Albanian, ToskAlbaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni2,200

Get Involved

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Southern Baptist of Texas Convention TxMI - "SBTC TxMI (Texas Mission Initiative) seeks to make disciples among Unreached Peoples and Places throughout Texas that lead to indigenous church planting."

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