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

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Arab, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia15
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni20
PanamanianPanamaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity36
Ethiopian, AmharaEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaChristianity - Orthodox40
GhanaianGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant45
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam70
EcuadorianEcuadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic70
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni80
Cambodian, KhmerCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism100
DutchNetherlandsEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious100
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam100
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam100
PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam105
ItalianItalyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic115
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism120
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant140
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada155
RomanianRomaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox160
EnglishUnited KingdomEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity200
KeralaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesChristianity - Coptic200
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism205
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal250
PeruvianPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic280
BolivianBoliviaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic300
Gujarati (Hindu)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism300

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