NNMD has a total population of 119,000 residents, and population is expected to increase by 10% by 2019, to 131,000, based on U. S. Census Bureau projections. Projections by the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) predict the highest growth in the area bordered by Cole Creek, West Tidwell, and the Burlington Northern Railroad.
Race and Ethnicity
The NNMD's population is 59% white. African Americans account for 33% of the population. In the District, 48% of residents report their ethnicity as Hispanic population (people whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race). Overall, minorities account for 85.4% of the total population in the District.