San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX


The San Antonio-New Braunfels metro, also known as the river city, is an eight county metropolitan area located in South-Central Texas in the southwestern corner of what is known as the Texas Triangle.

Total Population: 2,429,609

(An increase of 13.4 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 267,511
  • Language Spoken at Home - 760,900

  • 11.0% of Total Population are Foreign Born
  • 31.3% 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

  • Hispanics are not only the largest ethnic affinity in the city of San Antonio, but they are the largest racial group period with 63% of the population being Hispanic.

  • Mueso Alameda, a museum in downtown San Antonio, is the largest Latino museum in the country, and the first Smithsonian affiliate outside of Washington D.C.

  • San Antonio has one of the fastest growing South Asian populations among major cities in the nation.

  • In 2009, San Antonio held the first sanctioned and sponsored Dawali celebration, with over 5,000 people in attendance.

People Group Highlights

Displaying 1-25 of 51 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
MandaeanIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldEthnic Religions - Other / Marginal500
Thai, IsaanThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada300
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism5,751
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia2,209
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,166
Nepali, BhutaneseBhutanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,000
GujaratiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism1,600
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam1,399
Arab, Lebanese (Muslim)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni1,383
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,300
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni1,288
PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,243
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam660
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam400
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam300
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam299
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism258
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam250
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam205
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic162,500
Filipino, TagalogPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic5,400
GermanGermanyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox4,900
FrenchFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic4,400
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal3,939
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant3,363

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