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
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
Bantu, SwahiliSomaliaSub-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
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,000
UkrainianUkraineEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,095
CroatCroatiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,200
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni1,200
Karen, SgawMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,200
BolivianBoliviaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic1,300
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity1,300
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni1,300
BulgarBulgariaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,400
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia1,400
GuyaneseGuyanaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,500
AustralianAustraliaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious1,500

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