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
NepaliNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,200
PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam12,175
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam2,800
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam3,720
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam40,847
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam500
PunjabiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam10,000
IndonesianIndonesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesIslam1,500
Somali BantuSomaliaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam720
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam2,500
Arab, Jordanian (Muslim)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,509
Arab, Palestinian (Muslim)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam6,003
AzerbaijaniAzerbaijanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Shia2,200
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia6,908
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni2,236
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni5,137
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni15,000
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni1,000
Albanian, GhegKosovoEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni800
Albanian, ToskAlbaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesIslam - Sunni600
Arab, Syrian (Muslim)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni2,173
Arab, Lebanese (Muslim)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni5,875
DutchNetherlandsEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious2,400
AustralianAustraliaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious1,500
KeralaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesChristianity - Coptic6,000

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