Languages in Kentucky (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 Kentucky
Kentucky
United States
0% 2% 4% 6% 8% 10% 12% Count Spanish German Chinese French Arabic African 1 Dutch 2 Other Asian Serbo-Croatian Vietnamese Japanese Other Indic 2.559016% 12.850984% 2.559016% 2.6% 104,471 104k 0.318827% 0.364950% 0.318827% 0.3% 13,016 13.0k 0.202329% 0.993798% 0.202329% 0.2% 8,260 0.196719% 0.448649% 0.196719% 0.2% 8,031 0.164484% 0.317126% 0.164484% 0.2% 6,715 0.149762% 0.306877% 0.149762% 0.1% 6,114 0.130926% 0.102334% 0.130926% 0.1% 5,345 0.124435% 0.311617% 0.124435% 0.1% 5,080 0.124116% 0.091936% 0.124116% 0.1% 5,067 0.121593% 0.480278% 0.121593% 0.1% 4,964 0.117894% 0.154202% 0.117894% 0.1% 4,813 0.100748% 0.274582% 0.100748% 0.1% 4,113

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 Kentucky
Less Than 'Very Well' 'Very Well'
United States
Kentucky
50% 0% 50% Don't Do French German Dutch Arabic Other Indic Other Asian African Spanish Serbo-Croatian Japanese Chinese Vietnamese -22.724443% -20.349580% -22.724443% 22.7% 77.275557% 79.650420% 77.275557% 77.3% 1,825 6,206 -23.417333% -16.428129% -23.417333% 23.4% 76.582667% 83.571871% 76.582667% 76.6% 3,048 9,968 -34.574369% -23.840127% -34.574369% 34.6% 65.425631% 76.159873% 65.425631% 65.4% 1,848 3,497 -35.338794% -36.935807% -35.338794% 35.3% 64.661206% 63.064193% 64.661206% 64.7% 2,373 4,342 -39.897885% -39.381581% -39.897885% 39.9% 60.102115% 60.618419% 60.102115% 60.1% 1,641 2,472 -42.027559% -31.061725% -42.027559% 42.0% 57.972441% 68.938275% 57.972441% 58.0% 2,135 2,945 -42.607131% -31.760684% -42.607131% 42.6% 57.392869% 68.239316% 57.392869% 57.4% 2,605 3,509 -47.129826% -43.633405% -47.129826% 47.1% 52.870174% 56.366595% 52.870174% 52.9% 49,237 49.2k 55,234 55.2k -50.700612% -38.597054% -50.700612% 50.7% 49.299388% 61.402946% 49.299388% 49.3% 2,569 2,498 -52.108872% -43.258468% -52.108872% 52.1% 47.891128% 56.741532% 47.891128% 47.9% 2,508 2,305 -53.619855% -55.264595% -53.619855% 53.6% 46.380145% 44.735405% 46.380145% 46.4% 4,429 3,831 -62.651088% -59.948240% -62.651088% 62.7% 37.348912% 40.051760% 37.348912% 37.3% 3,110 1,854

Map of Language Spoken at Home by County in Kentucky

Spanish Language Spoken At Home by County#3

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken at home (%):
0.0%1.3%2.6%4.0%5.3%6.7%

German Language Spoken At Home by County#4

Percentage of the total population living in households in which German is spoken at home (%):
0.0%0.7%1.4%2.1%2.8%3.6%

Chinese Language Spoken At Home by County#5

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Chinese is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.22%0.44%0.66%0.88%1.10%

French Language Spoken At Home by County#6

Percentage of the total population living in households in which French is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.18%0.36%0.55%0.73%0.91%

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%0.11%0.23%0.34%0.45%0.57%

African Language Spoken At Home by County#8

Percentage of the total population living in households in which African is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.10%0.19%0.29%0.39%0.49%

Dutch Language Spoken At Home by County#9

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Dutch is spoken at home (%):
0.0%0.8%1.7%2.5%3.3%4.2%

Other Asian Language Spoken At Home by County#10

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Other Asian is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.13%0.25%0.38%0.51%0.64%

Serbo-Croatian Language Spoken At Home by County#11

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Serbo-Croatian is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.34%0.68%1.03%1.37%1.72%

Vietnamese Language Spoken At Home by County#12

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Vietnamese is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.08%0.15%0.23%0.31%0.39%

Japanese Language Spoken At Home by County#13

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Japanese is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.19%0.37%0.56%0.74%0.93%

Other Indic Language Spoken At Home by County#14

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Other Indic is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.18%0.35%0.53%0.71%0.89%
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Language by Place in Kentucky

There are 524 places in Kentucky. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Kentucky, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Kentucky. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 8,504.

Spanish Spoken at Home by Place#15

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken.
Scope: population of Kentucky, selected places in Kentucky, and entities that contain Kentucky
0% 5% 10% 15% Count # Shelbyville Versailles Mayfield South United States of America United States Fort Knox Fort Campbell North Fort Campbell N Lyndon Lexington-Fayette Francisville Bowling Green Jeffersontown Paris Radcliff Glasgow Frankfort Danville Oakbrook Shively Louisville Newport Hopkinsville St. Matthews Bardstown East South Central Murray Georgetown Elizabethtown Richmond Kentucky Owensboro Covington Erlanger Lawrenceburg Henderson Madisonville Burlington Nicholasville Winchester Maysville Berea Independence Campbellsville Paducah Shepherdsville Florence Franklin Fort Thomas Ashland Mount Washington Mt Washington Edgewood Somerset Middlesborough Alexandria 15.156861% 15.156861% 15.2% 1,976 1 14.909839% 14.909839% 14.9% 1,232 2 13.234151% 13.234151% 13.2% 1,192 3 13.163129% 13.163129% 13.2% 14,265,017 14.3M 12.850984% 12.850984% 12.9% 37,458,624 37.5M 8.071892% 8.071892% 8.1% 759 4 6.592656% 6.592656% 6.6% 772 5 6.437476% 6.437476% 6.4% 661 6 6.235844% 6.235844% 6.2% 17,565 17.6k 7 6.056236% 6.056236% 6.1% 504 8 6.024226% 6.024226% 6.0% 3,357 9 5.736298% 5.736298% 5.7% 1,437 10 5.354919% 5.354919% 5.4% 473 11 4.951661% 4.951661% 5.0% 1,009 12 4.720668% 4.720668% 4.7% 616 13 4.673190% 4.673190% 4.7% 1,194 14 4.519958% 4.519958% 4.5% 693 15 4.410675% 4.410675% 4.4% 357 16 4.000832% 4.000832% 4.0% 577 17 3.858279% 3.858279% 3.9% 21,662 21.7k 18 3.578350% 3.578350% 3.6% 517 19 3.557964% 3.557964% 3.6% 1,057 20 3.552568% 3.552568% 3.6% 592 21 3.538686% 3.538686% 3.5% 413 22 3.190444% 3.190444% 3.2% 553,544 554k 2.875362% 2.875362% 2.9% 487 23 2.805692% 2.805692% 2.8% 765 24 2.648517% 2.648517% 2.6% 716 25 2.571218% 2.571218% 2.6% 769 26 2.559016% 2.559016% 2.6% 104,471 104k 2.498175% 2.498175% 2.5% 1,335 27 2.429753% 2.429753% 2.4% 914 28 2.303411% 2.303411% 2.3% 389 29 2.270260% 2.270260% 2.3% 230 30 2.170022% 2.170022% 2.2% 582 31 2.019267% 2.019267% 2.0% 371 32 1.871499% 1.871499% 1.9% 284 33 1.841749% 1.841749% 1.8% 476 34 1.820317% 1.820317% 1.8% 310 35 1.783816% 1.783816% 1.8% 151 36 1.730532% 1.730532% 1.7% 224 37 1.645726% 1.645726% 1.6% 372 38 1.407158% 1.407158% 1.4% 138 39 1.393415% 1.393415% 1.4% 325 40 1.329985% 1.329985% 1.3% 143 41 1.320435% 1.320435% 1.3% 374 42 1.304572% 1.304572% 1.3% 101 43 1.209467% 1.209467% 1.2% 185 44 1.058852% 1.058852% 1.1% 215 45 1.054650% 1.054650% 1.1% 110 46 0.932091% 0.932091% 0.9% 77 47 0.785414% 0.785414% 0.8% 84 48 0.779193% 0.779193% 0.8% 74 49 0.620410% 0.620410% 0.6% 49 50

Language by Metro Area in Kentucky

There are 25 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within Kentucky (18 fully and 7 partially). This section compares all 25 of those to each other, Kentucky, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Kentucky.

Spanish Spoken at Home by Metro Area#27

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken.
Scope: population of Kentucky, selected metro areas in Kentucky, and entities that contain Kentucky
0% 5% 10% Count # South United States of America United States Mayfield Metro Area Mayfield Area Lexington and Fayette Metro Area Lexington Clarksville Metro Area Clarksville Bowling Green Metro Area Bowling Green Louisville and Jefferson County Metro Area Louisville Union City Metro Area Union City East South Central Elizabethtown and Fort Knox Metro Area Elizabethtown Frankfort Metro Area Frankfort Kentucky Murray Metro Area Murray Area Cincinnati Metro Area Cincinnati Owensboro Metro Area Owensboro Bardstown Metro Area Bardstown Danville Metro Area Danville Area Glasgow Metro Area Glasgow Area Evansville Metro Area Evansville Madisonville Metro Area Madisonville Paducah Metro Area Paducah Area Richmond and Berea Metro Area Richmond Area Mount Sterling Metro Area Mount Sterling Maysville Metro Area Maysville Campbellsville Metro Area Campbellsville Somerset Metro Area Somerset Area London Metro Area London Area Huntington and Ashland Metro Area Huntington Middlesborough Metro Area Middlesborough 13.163129% 13.163129% 13.2% 14,265,017 14.3M 12.850984% 12.850984% 12.9% 37,458,624 37.5M 5.204975% 5.204975% 5.2% 1,808 1 5.120260% 5.120260% 5.1% 22,936 22.9k 2 4.396709% 4.396709% 4.4% 10,668 10.7k 3 3.462801% 3.462801% 3.5% 5,212 4 3.456517% 3.456517% 3.5% 40,309 40.3k 5 3.356189% 3.356189% 3.4% 1,209 6 3.190444% 3.190444% 3.2% 553,544 554k 2.672407% 2.672407% 2.7% 3,712 7 2.660245% 2.660245% 2.7% 1,773 8 2.559016% 2.559016% 2.6% 104,471 104k 2.420515% 2.420515% 2.4% 858 9 2.304039% 2.304039% 2.3% 45,662 45.7k 10 2.025723% 2.025723% 2.0% 2,183 11 1.965012% 1.965012% 2.0% 802 12 1.759847% 1.759847% 1.8% 882 13 1.686992% 1.686992% 1.7% 830 14 1.627628% 1.627628% 1.6% 4,762 15 1.567634% 1.567634% 1.6% 687 16 1.557874% 1.557874% 1.6% 1,447 17 1.513893% 1.513893% 1.5% 1,440 18 1.363289% 1.363289% 1.4% 571 19 1.240101% 1.240101% 1.2% 202 20 1.071321% 1.071321% 1.1% 248 21 0.968430% 0.968430% 1.0% 577 22 0.883038% 0.883038% 0.9% 1,047 23 0.654935% 0.654935% 0.7% 2,251 24 0.370135% 0.370135% 0.4% 99 25