Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX


The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX metro area encompasses a 12 county area in north Texas and is commonly referred to as DFW, or the Metroplex. DFW is home to over 420 diaspora people groups, many are unreached and unengaged. They arrived as refugees, international students, and those who migrated from their indigenous homeland for a better life and education for their children.

Total Population: 7,233,323

(An increase of 12.56 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 1,206,720
  • Language Spoken at Home - 1,700,000

  • 16.7% of Total Population are Foreign Born
  • 23.5% 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

  • The population exceeds that of North and South Dakota, Alaska, Delaware, Vermont, Wyoming, and the District of Columbia combined.

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People Group Highlights

Displaying 1-25 of 176 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Chinese, HokkienTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism1,750
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism89,000
Cambodian, KhmerCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism8,550
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism8,550
SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBuddhism175
ThaiThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism8,154
VietnameseVietnamSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism90,000
KhmuLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism600
TibetanChinaEast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Lamaism100
Burmese, BhamaMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada210
Thai, IsaanThailandSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada100
MonMyanmar [Burma]Southeast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Theravada50
AztecUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity250
NavahoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity200
DanesDenmarkEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity450
IgboCameroonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity100
Filipino, IlocanoPhilippinesSoutheast Asian PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity100
WelshUnited KingdomEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity100
CongoleseCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity2,600
EfikNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity105
GarifunaGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity100
PidginSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity100
PolynesianFrench PolynesiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesPacific IslandersChristianity100
PortuguesePortugalEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity100
ZambianZambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity6,900

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