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
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,000
Albanian, ToskAlbaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni600
ArgentineArgentinaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic4,700
ArmenianArmeniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox500
AustralianAustraliaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious1,500
AzerbaijaniAzerbaijanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Shia2,200
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni10,000
BelarussianBelarusEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic500
BelizeanBelizeAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity2,100
Nepali, BhutaneseBhutanSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesHinduism3,500
BolivianBoliviaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic1,300
BrazilianBrazilAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal4,400
BulgarBulgariaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,400
Cambodian, KhmerCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism4,200
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic2,000
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism32,000
ColombianColombiaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic20,500
Costa RicanCosta RicaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic1,700
CroatCroatiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,200
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic9,700
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal2,550
EcuadorianEcuadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic4,000
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,600
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal102,931
Ethiopian, AmharaEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaChristianity - Orthodox3,150

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