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

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism5,751
GermanGermanyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox4,900
FrenchFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic4,400
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,166
RussianRussiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,900
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Shintoism1,626
GujaratiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism1,600
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam1,399
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,300
PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,243
PolePolandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,193
ItalianItalyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,148
NepaliNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam1,150
SerbSerbiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity904
AlsatianFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious800
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam660
MandaeanIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldEthnic Religions - Other / Marginal500
GreekGreeceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox450
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia400
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam400
Irish, GaelicIrelandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic400
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam400
UkrainianUkraineEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox393
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism350
Thai, IsaanThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada300

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