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.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Zapotec, Southern RinconMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic10
Nahuatl, GuerreroMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic110
MadiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions150
BelarussianBelarusEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic500
ArmenianArmeniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox500
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam500
Albanian, ToskAlbaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni600
Somali BantuSomaliaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam720
Albanian, GhegKosovoEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni800
HungarianHungaryEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic824
PortuguesePortugalEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic840
QuicheGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansEthnic Religions1,000
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni1,000
UkrainianUkraineEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,095
CroatCroatiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,200
Karen, SgawMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,200
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity1,300
BolivianBoliviaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic1,300
BulgarBulgariaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,400
GuyaneseGuyanaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,500
AustralianAustraliaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious1,500
SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,500
IndonesianIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam1,500
Arab, Jordanian (Muslim)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,509
NorwegianNorwayEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity1,542

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