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
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism101,340
VenezuelanVenezuelaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic10,318
CherokeeUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions2,800
EnglishUnited KingdomEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity8,200
UkrainianUkraineEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,095
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni2,236
TrinidadianTrinidad and TobagoAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity4,706
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada5,714
Chinese, HokkienTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana5,000
Arab, Syrian (Christian)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox4,129
Arab, Syrian (Muslim)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni2,173
SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,500
MadiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions150
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant11,918
AfrikanerSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant2,400
Somali BantuSomaliaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam720
SerbSerbiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,700
Scottish, GaelicScotlandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity1,734
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,800
RussianRussiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox8,800
RomanianRomaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox3,900
PortuguesePortugalEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic840
PolePolandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic2,251
Filipino, TagalogPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic36,500
PeruvianPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic6,831

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