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

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
GujaratiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism11,350
PunjabiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam10,000
PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam8,608
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam3,200
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,900
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,800
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,600
MarathiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,600
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,500
MalayaliIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,500
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni2,236
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism2,206
AzerbaijaniAzerbaijanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Shia2,200
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,200
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism2,178
SerbSerbiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,700
SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,500
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia1,400
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni1,300
CroatCroatiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,200
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni1,200
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni1,000
Albanian, GhegKosovoEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni800
Bantu, SwahiliSomaliaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam720
Albanian, ToskAlbaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni600

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