McAllen-Edinburg-Mission-Brownsville, TX


Total Population: 1,271,978

(An increase of 7.7 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 337,826
  • Language Spoken at Home - 353,297

  • 26.6% of Total Population are Foreign Born
  • 27.8% 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

  • Over 90% of the foreign-born population come from Latin American countries.

  • Almost 85% percent of the population over the age of eighteen speak a language other than English at home.

  • Over 80% of foreign-born population settled in the area after 1990.

People Group Highlights

Displaying 1-25 of 46 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam710
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni350
Gujarati (Hindu)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism300
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism205
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada155
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism120
PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam105
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam100
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni80
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam70
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni20
Arab, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia15
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic209,856
Filipino, TagalogPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic4,200
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal2,178
Apache, LipanUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,100
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana900
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic850
GuatemalanGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic750
HonduranHondurasAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic2,055
GermanGermanyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox650
ColombianColombiaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic650
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism500
FrenchFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic500
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant460

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