No racial/ethnic group constitutes a majority of the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metropolitan Statistical Area (Houston MSA). Metro Houston’s Hispanic/Latino population grew larger than the White population for the first time in ’17.
The Houston MSA is home to the nation’s fourth-largest Hispanic/Latino population at more than 2.6 million.
Between ’10 and ’18, the greater Houston area population increased by 17.1 percent. The non-White population drove the bulk of this growth—the Asian population increased by 39.8 percent and the Hispanic/Latino population by 24.3 percent.