Houston today is a look at the future of the United States. With no ethnic majority, Houston is the most diverse city in the nation.
Facts About Houston’s Diversity
- Houston is more racially and ethnically diverse than the nation, with no ethnic majority and a breakdown of 37% Hispanic, 37% Anglo, 17% Black, 8% Asian. – US Census Bureau, ACS 2015
- Houston contains the nation’s fourth-largest Hispanic population, 7th largest Black population, and 7th largest Asian population – 2015 American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census
- 145 languages spoken
- Nearly one in four Houstonians are foreign born
- More than 70 local and global cuisines can be found in Houston