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 100 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Arab, Palestinian (Christian)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox2,330
Arab, Palestinian (Muslim)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam6,003
ItalianItalyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic2,950
JamaicanJamaicaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity4,909
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana3,583
Arab, Jordanian (Christian)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox3,521
Arab, Jordanian (Muslim)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,509
Albanian, GhegKosovoEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni800
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism2,206
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam500
Arab, Lebanese (Christian)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Roman Catholic10,464
Arab, Lebanese (Muslim)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni5,875
Zapotec, Southern RinconMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic10
Nahuatl, GuerreroMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic110
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic592,242
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni5,137
Karen, SgawMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,200
Kachin, JingphoMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,600
NepaliNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,200
DutchNetherlandsEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious2,400
NicaraguanNicaraguaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic6,262
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant18,500
NorwegianNorwayEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity1,542
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam40,847
PanamanianPanamaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity2,253

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