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
NubianSudanSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni4,200
MarathiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,600
Arab, SudaneseSudanArab WorldIslam2,500
Jur ModoSouth SudanSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions2,000
ShillukSouth SudanSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions800
YiddishUnited StatesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism250
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonArab WorldIslam250
MalayMalaysiaMalay PeoplesIslam240
KalikoSouth SudanSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni200
Bisaya, SabahMalaysiaMalay PeoplesIslam150
KashmiriIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesIslam100
Embu-MbeereKenyaSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic100
EweGhanaSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions100
GeorgianGeorgiaEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox100
Thai, IsaanThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada100
EjaghamNigeriaSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal100
GreboIvory CoastSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions100
MandeSierra LeoneSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions - Ethno-Religion85
JavaneseMalaysiaMalay PeoplesIslam - Sunni75
FurSudanSub-Saharan AfricanIslam60
MonMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada50
MeitheiIndiaTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesHinduism20
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism57,838
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism90,000
GujaratiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism32,132