Languages in Illinois (State)

Language Spoken At Home#1

Percentage of the total population living in households in which a given language is spoken at home.
Scope: population of the United States and Illinois
Illinois
United States
0% 5% 10% Count Spanish Polish Chinese Tagalog Arabic Other Asian Korean German Other Indo-European Urdu Gujarati Russian Italian Hindi French Other Slavic Greek Serbo-Croatian African 1 Other Indic 13.059838% 12.850984% 13.059838% 13.1% 1,570,809 1.57M 1.539112% 0.199034% 1.539112% 1.5% 185,121 185k 0.789555% 0.993798% 0.789555% 0.8% 94,966 95.0k 0.670572% 0.553493% 0.670572% 0.7% 80,655 80.7k 0.469945% 0.317126% 0.469945% 0.5% 56,524 56.5k 0.432025% 0.311617% 0.432025% 0.4% 51,963 52.0k 0.410076% 0.383328% 0.410076% 0.4% 49,323 49.3k 0.380635% 0.364950% 0.380635% 0.4% 45,782 45.8k 0.377983% 0.154147% 0.377983% 0.4% 45,463 45.5k 0.354288% 0.136372% 0.354288% 0.4% 42,613 42.6k 0.345833% 0.128052% 0.345833% 0.3% 41,596 41.6k 0.344236% 0.301709% 0.344236% 0.3% 41,404 41.4k 0.334417% 0.243226% 0.334417% 0.3% 40,223 40.2k 0.315786% 0.220711% 0.315786% 0.3% 37,982 38.0k 0.296089% 0.448649% 0.296089% 0.3% 35,613 35.6k 0.278580% 0.108582% 0.278580% 0.3% 33,507 33.5k 0.276876% 0.104613% 0.276876% 0.3% 33,302 33.3k 0.259932% 0.091936% 0.259932% 0.3% 31,264 31.3k 0.245041% 0.306877% 0.245041% 0.2% 29,473 29.5k 0.203762% 0.274582% 0.203762% 0.2% 24,508 24.5k

Speaking English 'Very Well'#2

Percentage of people living in households in which a given language is spoken at home.
Scope: population of the United States and Illinois
Less Than 'Very Well' 'Very Well'
United States
Illinois
50% 0% 50% Don't Do German French Greek Hindi African Urdu Italian Tagalog Other Asian Arabic Other Indic Other Indo-European Serbo-Croatian Gujarati Other Slavic Spanish Russian Polish Chinese Korean -16.491197% -16.428129% -16.491197% 16.5% 83.508803% 83.571871% 83.508803% 83.5% 7,550 38,232 38.2k -22.646225% -20.349580% -22.646225% 22.6% 77.353775% 79.650420% 77.353775% 77.4% 8,065 27,548 27.5k -25.337818% -24.857673% -25.337818% 25.3% 74.662182% 75.142327% 74.662182% 74.7% 8,438 24,864 24.9k -25.480491% -20.616100% -25.480491% 25.5% 74.519509% 79.383900% 74.519509% 74.5% 9,678 28,304 28.3k -26.322397% -31.760684% -26.322397% 26.3% 73.677603% 68.239316% 73.677603% 73.7% 7,758 21,715 21.7k -27.928097% -29.324632% -27.928097% 27.9% 72.071903% 70.675368% 72.071903% 72.1% 11,901 11.9k 30,712 30.7k -28.466300% -27.042764% -28.466300% 28.5% 71.533700% 72.957236% 71.533700% 71.5% 11,450 11.5k 28,773 28.8k -28.501643% -32.015575% -28.501643% 28.5% 71.498357% 67.984425% 71.498357% 71.5% 22,988 23.0k 57,667 57.7k -30.943171% -31.061725% -30.943171% 30.9% 69.056829% 68.938275% 69.056829% 69.1% 16,079 16.1k 35,884 35.9k -33.375203% -36.935807% -33.375203% 33.4% 66.624797% 63.064193% 66.624797% 66.6% 18,865 18.9k 37,659 37.7k -34.021544% -39.381581% -34.021544% 34.0% 65.978456% 60.618419% 65.978456% 66.0% 8,338 16,170 16.2k -39.066934% -35.764362% -39.066934% 39.1% 60.933066% 64.235638% 60.933066% 60.9% 17,761 17.8k 27,702 27.7k -39.911720% -38.597054% -39.911720% 39.9% 60.088280% 61.402946% 60.088280% 60.1% 12,478 12.5k 18,786 18.8k -42.222810% -35.518000% -42.222810% 42.2% 57.777190% 64.482000% 57.777190% 57.8% 17,563 17.6k 24,033 24.0k -44.662309% -38.102249% -44.662309% 44.7% 55.337691% 61.897751% 55.337691% 55.3% 14,965 15.0k 18,542 18.5k -44.875475% -43.633405% -44.875475% 44.9% 55.124525% 56.366595% 55.124525% 55.1% 704,908 705k 865,901 866k -47.278041% -47.362963% -47.278041% 47.3% 52.721959% 52.637037% 52.721959% 52.7% 19,575 19.6k 21,829 21.8k -49.393640% -40.548097% -49.393640% 49.4% 50.606360% 59.451903% 50.606360% 50.6% 91,438 91.4k 93,683 93.7k -52.778889% -55.264595% -52.778889% 52.8% 47.221111% 44.735405% 47.221111% 47.2% 50,122 50.1k 44,844 44.8k -54.856761% -55.301282% -54.856761% 54.9% 45.143239% 44.698718% 45.143239% 45.1% 27,057 27.1k 22,266 22.3k

Map of Language Spoken at Home by County in Illinois

Spanish Language Spoken At Home by County#3

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken at home (%):
0.1%4.8%9.5%14.3%19.0%23.7%

Polish Language Spoken At Home by County#4

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Polish is spoken at home (%):
0.0%0.5%1.1%1.6%2.2%2.8%

Chinese Language Spoken At Home by County#5

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Chinese is spoken at home (%):
0.0%0.6%1.2%1.8%2.4%3.0%

Tagalog Language Spoken At Home by County#6

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Tagalog is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.23%0.46%0.69%0.92%1.15%

Arabic Language Spoken At Home by County#7

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Arabic is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.16%0.32%0.48%0.64%0.80%

Other Asian Language Spoken At Home by County#8

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Other Asian is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.24%0.47%0.71%0.95%1.19%

Korean Language Spoken At Home by County#9

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Korean is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.32%0.65%0.97%1.30%1.62%

German Language Spoken At Home by County#10

Percentage of the total population living in households in which German is spoken at home (%):
0.0%1.7%3.5%5.2%7.0%8.7%

Other Indo-European Language Spoken At Home by County#11

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Other Indo-European is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.16%0.33%0.49%0.66%0.83%

Urdu Language Spoken At Home by County#12

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Urdu is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.21%0.42%0.63%0.84%1.06%

Gujarati Language Spoken At Home by County#13

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Gujarati is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.23%0.45%0.68%0.91%1.14%

Russian Language Spoken At Home by County#14

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Russian is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.26%0.53%0.79%1.05%1.32%

Italian Language Spoken At Home by County#15

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Italian is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.14%0.29%0.43%0.58%0.72%

Hindi Language Spoken At Home by County#16

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Hindi is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.15%0.30%0.45%0.59%0.75%

French Language Spoken At Home by County#17

Percentage of the total population living in households in which French is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.25%0.51%0.76%1.02%1.28%

Other Slavic Language Spoken At Home by County#18

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Other Slavic is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.17%0.34%0.52%0.69%0.87%

Greek Language Spoken At Home by County#19

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Greek is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.09%0.18%0.27%0.36%0.46%

Serbo-Croatian Language Spoken At Home by County#20

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Serbo-Croatian is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.09%0.18%0.27%0.36%0.46%

African Language Spoken At Home by County#21

Percentage of the total population living in households in which African is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.20%0.40%0.60%0.80%1.01%

Other Indic Language Spoken At Home by County#22

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Other Indic is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.12%0.25%0.37%0.50%0.63%
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Language by Place in Illinois

There are 1,368 places in Illinois. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Illinois, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Illinois. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 37,421.

Spanish Spoken at Home by Place#23

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken.
Scope: population of Illinois, selected places in Illinois, and entities that contain Illinois
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count # Cicero Berwyn Waukegan Carpentersville Elgin Aurora Hanover Park Wheeling Romeoville Chicago Streamwood Joliet Bolingbrook Palatine Des Plaines Mount Prospect Mt Prospect Illinois United States of America United States Rockford Oak Lawn Hoffman Estates Hoffman Ests Carol Stream Moline Crystal Lake DeKalb Evanston Skokie Plainfield Schaumburg Bartlett Glenview East North Central Rock Island Tinley Park Midwest Lombard Champaign Arlington Heights Arlington Hts Oak Park Naperville Elmhurst Park Ridge Peoria Buffalo Grove Wheaton Orland Park Urbana Bloomington Downers Grove Normal Belleville Springfield Decatur Quincy 81.595343% 81.595343% 81.6% 61,815 61.8k 1 51.116392% 51.116392% 51.1% 26,671 26.7k 2 48.335313% 48.335313% 48.3% 39,474 39.5k 3 43.133134% 43.133134% 43.1% 14,981 15.0k 4 39.362923% 39.362923% 39.4% 39,111 39.1k 5 36.562663% 36.562663% 36.6% 66,736 66.7k 6 31.775223% 31.775223% 31.8% 11,196 11.2k 7 27.948107% 27.948107% 27.9% 9,845 8 25.780297% 25.780297% 25.8% 9,507 9 24.377943% 24.377943% 24.4% 614,585 615k 10 23.584479% 23.584479% 23.6% 8,868 11 22.312445% 22.312445% 22.3% 30,226 30.2k 12 20.752091% 20.752091% 20.8% 14,166 14.2k 13 14.549232% 14.549232% 14.5% 9,244 14 14.309654% 14.309654% 14.3% 7,856 15 13.960526% 13.960526% 14.0% 7,151 16 13.059838% 13.059838% 13.1% 1,570,809 1.57M 12.850984% 12.850984% 12.9% 37,458,624 37.5M 12.698650% 12.698650% 12.7% 17,851 17.9k 17 12.584837% 12.584837% 12.6% 6,731 18 12.543710% 12.543710% 12.5% 6,170 19 12.336132% 12.336132% 12.3% 4,658 20 10.406716% 10.406716% 10.4% 4,227 21 10.092373% 10.092373% 10.1% 3,824 22 9.095947% 9.095947% 9.1% 3,775 23 8.847021% 8.847021% 8.8% 6,236 24 8.625464% 8.625464% 8.6% 5,295 25 7.461314% 7.461314% 7.5% 2,758 26 6.805337% 6.805337% 6.8% 4,708 27 6.734599% 6.734599% 6.7% 2,604 28 6.054981% 6.054981% 6.1% 2,577 29 5.970706% 5.970706% 6.0% 2,604,109 2.60M 5.928280% 5.928280% 5.9% 2,164 30 5.879031% 5.879031% 5.9% 3,123 31 5.402423% 5.402423% 5.4% 3,397,447 3.40M 5.169473% 5.169473% 5.2% 2,152 32 5.097278% 5.097278% 5.1% 3,964 33 4.944830% 4.944830% 4.9% 3,509 34 4.765940% 4.765940% 4.8% 2,306 35 4.661724% 4.661724% 4.7% 6,282 36 4.396517% 4.396517% 4.4% 1,853 37 4.238619% 4.238619% 4.2% 1,512 38 3.926726% 3.926726% 3.9% 4,210 39 3.910969% 3.910969% 3.9% 1,541 40 3.884829% 3.884829% 3.9% 1,951 41 3.634136% 3.634136% 3.6% 1,987 42 3.554806% 3.554806% 3.6% 1,413 43 3.083009% 3.083009% 3.1% 2,221 44 2.975429% 2.975429% 3.0% 1,372 45 2.502412% 2.502412% 2.5% 1,271 46 2.069251% 2.069251% 2.1% 851 47 1.756964% 1.756964% 1.8% 1,913 48 1.511590% 1.511590% 1.5% 1,074 49 1.183151% 1.183151% 1.2% 448 50