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
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam660
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam250
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia400
MandaeanIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldEthnic Religions - Other / Marginal500
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam400
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam400
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam300
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Shintoism1,626
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant3,363
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism2,600
ItalianItalyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,148
GermanGermanyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox4,900
GreekGreeceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox450
RussianRussiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,900
PolePolandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,193
UkrainianUkraineEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox393
AlsatianFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious800
FrenchFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic4,400
SerbSerbiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity904
Scottish, GaelicScotlandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity242
Irish, GaelicIrelandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic400
AfrikanerSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant400
PersianIranCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,243
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism258
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic200

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