Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX


The Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX metro area, encompasses 9 counties area and is commonly referred to as Greater Houston.

Total Population: 6,772,470

(An increase of 14.39 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 1,438,555
  • Language Spoken at Home - 1,974,095

  • 21.2% of Total Population are Foreign Born
  • 29.1% 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

  • Houston boasts one of the largest Hispanic Populations, as well as the second largest Salvadoran population.

  • The largest Vietnamese population in Texas, and one of the largest in the country.

  • The Bellaire Chinatown in Houston is one of the largest automobile-centric Chinatowns in the United States, measuring over six square miles.

  • One of the largest Muslim Populations in the southern United States, with a large majority being from Pakistan.

People Group Highlights

Displaying 1-25 of 100 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
MarathiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,600
SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,500
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni1,000
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam500
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism101,340
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism49,262
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam40,847
GujaratiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism27,368
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni15,000
PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam12,175
Punjabi SikhIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam7,000
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia6,908
Arab, Palestinian (Muslim)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam6,003
Arab, Lebanese (Muslim)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni5,875
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada5,714
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni5,137
TeluguIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism4,500
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam3,720
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana3,583
Nepali, BhutaneseBhutanSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesHinduism3,500
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,800
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,500
MalayaliIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,500
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam2,500
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni2,236

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