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 1-25 of 176 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
NubianSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni4,200
MarathiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,600
Arab, SudaneseSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,500
Jur ModoSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,000
ShillukSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions800
YiddishUnited StatesNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism250
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam250
MalayMalaysiaEast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam240
KalikoSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni200
Bisaya, SabahMalaysiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam150
KashmiriIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam100
Embu-MbeereKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic100
EweGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions100
GeorgianGeorgiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox100
Thai, IsaanThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada100
EjaghamNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal100
GreboIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions100
MandeSierra LeoneSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions - Ethno-Religion85
JavaneseMalaysiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam - Sunni75
FurSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam60
MonMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada50
MeitheiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesHinduism20
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism57,838
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism90,000
GujaratiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism32,132

Get Involved

To get started with mobilizing yourself or your church for this Metro, contact info ...



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."

For more information email SBTC TxMI

Register  on PeopleGroups.info
"After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb."
(Revelation 7:9, NIV)
Go to
IMB LogoNAMB Logo
The International Mission Board and North American Mission Board are affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention.
© Copyright 2013-2020 International Mission Board, SBC.
All Rights Reserved.   Privacy Policy.

Created by  Eternal Interactive, LLC.

Connect with Us

facebook twitter youtube vimeo linkedin instagram

Updates in Your Inbox