Texas Ancestry and Population Demographic Data

On this page, you'll find details on the largest ethnic ancestries in Texas, with links to ancestry pages to research more data.

Below, we'll show you the full list of different ancestries reported in Texas for the past 6 years. These start from the latest figures from the Census Bureau for , back to -5.

To make the surfacing of this data easier, we've listed it in descending order based on the most recent year of data available, which means that past years may not be in the correct descending order.

All ancestry labels below are the grouping terms used by the U.S. Census Bureau and are not labels that Name Census has provided.

Texas Ancestry Data

Ancestry 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
White 19,874,610 20,174,403 20,459,525 20,720,689 20,903,375 19,805,623
Hispanic or Latino 10,196,367 10,413,150 10,673,909 10,921,556 11,116,881 11,294,257
Mexican 8,886,716 9,060,076 9,238,067 9,394,506 9,502,159 9,530,419
African American 3,152,917 3,221,133 3,286,950 3,365,783 3,428,211 3,464,424
Some Other Race 1,585,866 1,561,683 1,580,393 1,600,234 1,643,869 1,788,398
American 1,312,242 1,305,133 1,300,926 1,320,119 1,326,396 1,280,069
Asian 1,124,011 1,175,423 1,236,852 1,308,257 1,357,273 1,415,664
German 937,334 908,045 876,875 841,631 798,384 764,637
English 683,114 662,713 635,802 602,348 577,319 639,554
Irish 545,739 540,407 526,118 504,015 481,515 476,037
Asian Indian 309,002 331,510 358,002 391,376 420,383 434,221
Salvadoran 280,295 287,030 305,739 320,316 328,905 335,407
All other Hispanic or Latino 238,723 240,813 254,943 270,096 300,302 361,723
Subsaharan African 233,694 254,579 272,862 299,164 319,699 326,481
Chinese 176,763 183,162 188,957 196,255 202,240 206,762
European 175,883 190,357 212,753 248,128 291,307 296,725
Italian 170,579 167,633 163,539 158,668 153,612 157,889
Puerto Rican 163,417 174,369 182,364 194,939 205,087 217,113
Scottish 137,384 138,274 138,609 135,471 130,181 123,532
French 134,035 129,216 125,349 117,427 111,229 104,403
African 127,403 131,744 132,615 144,213 154,543 150,463
Scotch-Irish 120,432 119,883 117,387 114,286 109,408 99,757
Filipino 118,880 122,973 128,030 131,225 134,348 138,677
Honduran 115,730 121,957 131,262 144,852 156,000 166,194
Polish 97,720 95,796 93,489 92,082 91,121 89,025
Spaniard 85,021 86,840 91,945 92,318 91,515 101,929
Guatemalan 84,137 87,597 93,336 99,806 104,447 107,809
American Indian 78,197 77,374 79,419 82,475 86,658 87,550
Czech 77,327 76,617 75,674 72,174 68,755 67,599
Total Arab 77,000 81,316 88,070 93,598 100,554 108,422
Korean 71,979 70,883 71,772 73,774 74,568 80,349
Colombian 62,402 64,258 67,136 72,936 77,221 81,601
Cuban 60,461 67,656 73,735 83,213 89,587 99,954
Pakistani 58,374 64,706 71,926 74,712 74,167 80,079
British 54,086 55,609 58,672 64,776 70,520 70,754
Nigerian 52,441 59,314 67,940 74,816 82,746 84,920
Norwegian 49,688 48,241 48,568 46,977 46,295 45,281
Dutch 47,466 48,706 48,498 45,923 43,987 41,344
Spanish 46,416 44,804 45,718 47,746 47,923 56,043
Swedish 42,251 40,860 38,875 37,830 35,535 32,892
West Indian (except Hispanic groups) 40,604 43,001 42,967 45,653 47,923 46,429
French Canadian 34,632 33,905 33,846 33,666 33,230 29,965
Russian 32,773 31,532 31,445 31,494 30,518 27,905
Iranian 29,354 28,957 29,910 31,221 32,232 31,709
Venezuelan 29,111 31,493 36,963 42,725 49,417 59,213
Peruvian 26,390 27,158 29,406 30,363 30,641 34,463
Nicaraguan 25,015 24,222 24,907 25,441 25,324 25,835
Welsh 24,417 23,789 24,595 24,020 23,692 22,368
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 21,655 22,248 23,531 23,672 25,292 25,328
Japanese 20,260 21,211 20,807 22,189 22,626 22,369
Greek 18,784 18,764 18,226 18,419 18,084 17,228
Canadian 18,584 17,377 18,020 18,072 17,977 17,071
Two or more Asian 17,731 18,933 20,377 21,651 23,403 30,280
Argentinean 17,553 17,506 17,085 16,475 17,105 16,886
Dominican 16,779 17,829 19,692 21,800 23,114 26,138
Ethiopian 16,695 19,248 20,703 22,104 23,005 24,601
Panamanian 16,051 16,953 18,156 19,218 19,780 19,918
Lebanese 15,781 16,022 16,574 17,333 17,338 17,637
Burmese 14,770 15,640 16,331 17,348 17,725 16,709
Thai 14,518 13,545 14,024 13,785 13,561 12,818
Jamaican 14,441 15,694 15,562 17,110 18,492 18,806
Danish 13,794 13,459 13,022 12,342 12,434 12,633
Cambodian 13,549 13,852 15,100 15,912 14,911 16,079
Arab 13,438 13,722 13,080 13,568 13,648 12,830
Laotian 13,297 14,801 14,124 14,889 15,384 14,554
Other Arab 13,076 15,110 16,586 16,505 21,054 22,539
Ecuadorian 12,715 13,306 13,009 13,208 14,828 17,365
Hungarian 12,700 13,054 12,503 11,794 11,679 11,498
Taiwanese 12,324 12,741 12,908 13,893 14,585 15,598
Nepalese 12,190 14,899 16,725 19,096 21,342 21,764
Other Subsaharan African 12,147 14,668 16,504 19,020 20,337 25,557
Portuguese 11,451 11,237 10,636 11,323 11,463 10,989
Cajun 11,067 11,034 10,710 10,520 10,408 9,732
Ukrainian 10,730 10,557 9,835 9,775 10,251 10,125
Other Asian, not specified 10,663 10,456 10,813 13,615 13,822 14,334
Brazilian 10,547 11,002 11,603 12,246 12,388 13,110
Czechoslovakian 10,495 10,172 9,941 9,899 9,799 9,160
Scandinavian 10,461 11,183 12,107 13,836 15,347 16,649
Northern European 9,823 10,014 11,681 14,325 16,973 17,766
Turkish 8,705 8,408 8,051 9,453 9,061 10,052
Bangladeshi 8,593 9,561 9,874 10,745 11,170 11,505
Romanian 8,303 9,283 9,234 9,398 10,194 10,746
Eastern European 8,242 9,129 11,579 14,171 17,746 19,212
Iraqi 7,914 9,350 12,203 13,701 15,096 17,618
Swiss 7,877 8,179 8,062 7,920 7,673 7,539
Costa Rican 7,518 7,473 7,749 8,803 9,128 9,807
Jordanian 7,378 6,706 5,843 6,651 6,436 8,910
Chilean 7,038 6,650 6,330 7,031 7,660 9,151
Egyptian 6,844 7,677 8,549 9,027 10,668 12,297
Kenyan 6,495 7,799 9,782 11,787 11,933 11,900
Austrian 6,347 5,907 5,584 5,311 5,354 5,271
Yugoslavian 5,961 5,918 5,849 5,445 5,596 5,944
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 5,906 6,575 6,496 6,758 6,300 5,848
Bolivian 5,829 6,040 6,348 6,536 6,579 5,889
Palestinian 5,239 5,468 6,119 7,787 7,725 8,620
Syrian 5,200 4,744 5,902 5,746 5,200 4,469
West Indian 5,188 5,564 5,302 4,877 4,656 4,509
Finnish 4,933 5,214 5,213 5,648 5,768 5,344
Belgian 4,883 4,458 4,430 4,561 4,309 3,864
Indonesian 4,862 5,025 4,834 5,441 5,711 5,902
Lithuanian 4,685 4,393 4,352 4,431 4,615 4,405
Haitian 4,421 4,748 5,255 6,184 6,501 6,212
Slovak 4,019 3,690 3,531 3,783 3,718 3,307
Croatian 3,868 3,789 3,897 3,696 3,785 3,416
Ghanaian 3,780 4,542 5,495 6,293 6,424 7,155
Sri Lankan 3,702 4,402 4,374 4,857 5,071 5,685
South African 3,645 3,640 3,822 3,569 3,621 3,660
Somali 3,600 4,373 5,228 5,187 3,999 3,411
Armenian 3,566 3,629 3,806 4,247 3,974 3,788
Australian 3,459 3,824 3,999 4,032 3,984 3,613
Other Central American 3,289 3,143 4,214 3,753 3,692 3,562
Sudanese 3,275 3,822 5,169 6,188 5,759 5,530
Albanian 2,994 2,743 3,944 3,816 4,178 4,614
Dutch West Indian 2,992 2,611 2,105 1,916 1,572 1,641
Pennsylvania German 2,904 2,624 2,147 2,248 2,619 2,829
Bulgarian 2,692 2,599 2,754 3,107 2,956 2,449
Afghan 2,632 2,904 4,363 6,251 6,906 9,286
Belizean 2,504 2,529 2,655 2,910 3,431 3,318
British West Indian 2,408 2,581 2,530 2,840 2,889 2,386
Israeli 2,268 3,253 3,255 3,054 3,377 2,676
Serbian 2,160 2,278 2,792 2,656 2,924 3,383
Moroccan 2,130 2,517 3,214 3,280 3,389 3,502
Bhutanese 1,925 1,605 1,421 1,365 1,168 924
Uruguayan 1,858 2,213 2,317 2,658 3,377 3,530
Celtic 1,816 1,681 1,761 1,720 1,766 1,739
Guyanese 1,782 2,135 2,380 2,306 1,809 1,731
Liberian 1,620 2,337 2,658 2,956 3,874 4,714
Spanish American 1,586 1,550 1,373 1,100 1,280 1,888
Slovene 1,565 1,816 1,938 1,755 1,752 1,492
Slavic 1,562 1,493 1,472 1,534 1,425 1,668
Other South American 1,518 1,410 1,328 965 817 1,235
Malaysian 1,516 1,501 1,558 1,591 1,678 2,165
Basque 1,260 1,204 1,210 926 960 1,275
Bahamian 1,083 593 649 726 1,637 1,403
Latvian 1,074 956 882 945 814 678
Alsatian 1,026 1,069 1,063 816 772 675
Barbadian 923 1,360 1,531 1,540 1,612 1,537
Icelander 840 731 703 624 618 730
Zimbabwean 817 858 763 893 957 1,327
Paraguayan 799 804 787 752 993 1,185
Hmong 773 989 1,154 1,484 1,611 2,482
Sierra Leonean 730 865 903 882 947 1,531
New Zealander 726 826 698 732 741 588
Macedonian 626 454 426 463 364 478
Alaska Native tribes 611 692 778 837 930 1,323
Cape Verdean 515 493 337 227 199 166
United States Virgin Islander 447 561 550 380 450 394
German Russian 410 413 760 660 728 598
Other Asian, specified 389 446 516 512 690 3,847
Ugandan 387 647 650 801 868 1,034
Maltese 372 402 338 333 256 185
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 307 540 409 443 427 650
Luxembourger 304 324 336 360 352 371
Estonian 284 226 264 362 293 303
Other West Indian 259 154 252 332 281 254
Cypriot 164 159 149 189 189 237
Senegalese 144 229 293 228 487 512
Mongolian 58 38 55 232 269 351
Bermudan 32 31 80 80 102 121
Carpatho Rusyn 28 64 79 86 119 141
Okinawan 12 20 21 30 74 86
Soviet Union 7 7 48 166 190 141

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the latest American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates, from the United States Census Bureau. The latest year for the ACS is currently .

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