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
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,300
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism2,600
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism350
Thai, IsaanThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada300
PanamanianPanamaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity1,603
SerbSerbiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity904
Scottish, GaelicScotlandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity242
GermanGermanyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox4,900
GreekGreeceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox450
RussianRussiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,900
UkrainianUkraineEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox393
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal750
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal3,939
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant3,363
AfrikanerSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant400
GhanaianGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant300
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant682
ItalianItalyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,148
PolePolandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,193
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic200
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic162,500
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic1,200
HonduranHondurasAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic3,100
ArgentineArgentinaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic800

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