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THE GLOBAL FACE OF DALLAS : CHANGING DEMOGRAPHICS IN THE DFW METROPLEX

44% of North Texas residents were born in another country or are the children of foreign-born. The following figures were supplied by New American community leaders, the Dallas Police Department Community Affairs Division and the U.S. Census American Fact Finder, 2006-2009).

Country or Region of origin Metroplex population  
Afghanistan
2,000
Albania/Kosovo
6,000
American Indians
22,000
Arab (various countries)
40,000
Argentina
5,000
Armenia
1,600
Bangladesh
8,000
Bolivia
1,600
Bosnia
3,000
Brazil
7,000
Bulgaria
1,400
Burma
2,000
Burundi
1,000
Cambodia
4,250
Cameroon
1,000
Canada
16,000
Chile
1,000
China
65,000
Colombia
25,000
Congo
3,500
Cote D'Ivoire
1,000
Cuba
2,500
Czech Republic
5,000
Djibouti
100
Dominican Republic
5,000
Ecuador
2,500
Egypt
5,000
El Salvador
100,000
Eritrea
3,000
Ethiopia
30,000
Finland
2,000
Gambia
450
Ghana
8,000
Guatemala
11,000
Haiti
200
Hmong (Laos)
400
Honduras
10,000
Hungary
200
Iceland
100
India
100,000
Indonesia
2,000
Iran
40,000
Iraq
1,500
Ismaelis
20,000
Israel
3,500
Japan
2,750
Jordan
4,000
Korea
50,000
Kurdistan
5,000
Laos
7,500
Latvia
1,200
Malaysia
300
Mali
200
Mexico
1,000,000
Morocco
1,200
Nepal
11,000
Nigeria
25,000
North Africa
10,000
Norway
1,200
Pakistan
50,000
Palestine
2,750
Panama
1,500
Paraguay
200
Peru
3,679
Philippines
30,000
Poland
40,500
Puerto Rico
22,000
Russia
6,000
Senegal
200
Serbia
1,000
Sierra Leone
3,800
Singapore
300
Somalia
1,200
South Africa
3,000
Sri Lanka
2,500
Sweden
2,500
Taiwan
17,600
Thailand
7,500
Tonga
4,000
Turkey
3,800
Uganda
1,500
Ukraine
400
Vietnam
80,000
West Indians
10,000
Yemen
300
Zimbabwe
3,000

 

 

 

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