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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PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam2,500
AfrikanerSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant2,400
Albanian, GhegKosovoEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni800
Albanian, ToskAlbaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni600
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam3,720
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia6,908
Arab, Jordanian (Christian)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox3,521
Arab, Jordanian (Muslim)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,509
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
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam500
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni5,137
Arab, Palestinian (Christian)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox2,330
Arab, Palestinian (Muslim)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam6,003
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,800
Arab, Syrian (Christian)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldChristianity - Orthodox4,129
Arab, Syrian (Muslim)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni2,173
ArgentineArgentinaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic4,700
ArmenianArmeniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox500
AustralianAustraliaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious1,500
AzerbaijaniAzerbaijanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Shia2,200
BelarussianBelarusEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic500
BelizeanBelizeAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity2,100
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni15,000
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni1,000

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