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 26-50 of 100 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
AzerbaijaniAzerbaijanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Shia2,200
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism2,178
Arab, Syrian (Muslim)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni2,173
Arab, Jordanian (Muslim)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,509
Somali BantuSomaliaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam720
Albanian, ToskAlbaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni600
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic592,242
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal102,931
HonduranHondurasAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic42,944
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism32,000
GuatemalanGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic29,600
Filipino, TagalogPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic36,500
ColombianColombiaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic20,500
FrenchFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic19,200
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant18,500
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism15,000
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant11,918
Arab, Lebanese (Christian)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Roman Catholic10,464
VenezuelanVenezuelaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic10,318
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic9,700
RussianRussiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox8,800
EnglishUnited KingdomEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity8,200
GermanGermanyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant7,600
PeruvianPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic6,831
NicaraguanNicaraguaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic6,262

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