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
AfrikanerSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant2,400
GhanaianGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant1,950
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant18,500
Somali BantuSomaliaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam720
MadiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions150
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism101,340
Cambodian, KhmerCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism4,200
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada5,714
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism2,206
Filipino, TagalogPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic36,500
IndonesianIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam1,500
Karen, SgawMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,200
Kachin, JingphoMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,600
GujaratiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism27,368
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism49,262
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam40,847
MarathiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,600
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,500
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism15,000
TeluguIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism4,500
MalayaliIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,500
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni15,000
PunjabiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam10,000
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni1,000
SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,500

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