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
Cambodian, KhmerCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism4,200
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism32,000
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism2,206
SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,500
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana3,583
Chinese, HokkienTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana5,000
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada3,019
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity1,300
JamaicanJamaicaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity4,909
TrinidadianTrinidad and TobagoAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity4,706
BelizeanBelizeAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity2,100
PanamanianPanamaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity2,253
GuyaneseGuyanaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,500
GreekGreeceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity2,950
EnglishUnited KingdomEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity8,200
Scottish, GaelicScotlandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity1,734
NorwegianNorwayEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity1,542
RomanianRomaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox3,900
UkrainianUkraineEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,095
SerbSerbiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,700
RussianRussiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox8,800
ArmenianArmeniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox500
Ethiopian, AmharaEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaChristianity - Orthodox3,150
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal2,550

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