The Culture Center of TECO in Houston

The management of the overseas Chinese affairs is under the supervision of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston with coverage of the following five states: Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana. The total population of the overseas Chinese in the southern part of the United States is about 400,000. The traditional Chinese communities accounts for about 40,000 (1/10 of total population) and the recent Chinese immigrants (360,000, 9/10 of total population) from Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia now live in cities of Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, Oklahoma city, Bay city, Tulsa, Stillwater, Little Rock, Jackson and New Orleans.