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 51-75 of 95 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Nepali, BhutaneseBhutanSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesHinduism3,500
CherokeeUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions2,800
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic592,242
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal102,931
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism101,340
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
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant18,500
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism15,000
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant11,918
VenezuelanVenezuelaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic10,318
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic9,700
EnglishUnited KingdomEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity8,200
PeruvianPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic6,831
NicaraguanNicaraguaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic6,262
KeralaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesChristianity - Coptic6,000
Chinese, HokkienTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana5,000
JamaicanJamaicaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity4,909
TrinidadianTrinidad and TobagoAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity4,706
ArgentineArgentinaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic4,700
BrazilianBrazilAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal4,400
EcuadorianEcuadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic4,000

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