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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PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic200
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam205
Scottish, GaelicScotlandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity242
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam250
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism258
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam299
Thai, IsaanThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada300
GhanaianGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant300
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam300
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism350
UkrainianUkraineEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox393
Irish, GaelicIrelandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic400
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam400
AfrikanerSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant400
GreekGreeceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox450
MandaeanIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldEthnic Religions - Other / Marginal500
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam660
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant682
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal750
PeruvianPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic765
AlsatianFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious800
ArgentineArgentinaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic800
SerbSerbiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity904
ItalianItalyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,148
NepaliNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam1,150

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