Languages in Wisconsin (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 Wisconsin
Wisconsin
United States
0% 2% 4% 6% 8% 10% 12% Count Spanish Hmong German Chinese French Dutch 1 Other Asian Polish Arabic Russian African 2 4.547783% 12.850984% 4.547783% 4.5% 243,560 244k 0.765277% 0.073741% 0.765277% 0.8% 40,985 41.0k 0.680468% 0.364950% 0.680468% 0.7% 36,443 36.4k 0.276758% 0.993798% 0.276758% 0.3% 14,822 14.8k 0.233570% 0.448649% 0.233570% 0.2% 12,509 12.5k 0.198466% 0.102334% 0.198466% 0.2% 10,629 10.6k 0.159161% 0.311617% 0.159161% 0.2% 8,524 0.128726% 0.199034% 0.128726% 0.1% 6,894 0.118083% 0.317126% 0.118083% 0.1% 6,324 0.107514% 0.301709% 0.107514% 0.1% 5,758 0.101427% 0.306877% 0.101427% 0.1% 5,432

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 Wisconsin
Less Than 'Very Well' 'Very Well'
United States
Wisconsin
50% 0% 50% Don't Do French German Dutch Polish Other Asian African Arabic Hmong Spanish Russian Chinese -16.092413% -20.349580% -16.092413% 16.1% 83.907587% 79.650420% 83.907587% 83.9% 2,013 10,496 10.5k -19.046182% -16.428129% -19.046182% 19.0% 80.953818% 83.571871% 80.953818% 81.0% 6,941 29,502 29.5k -25.101138% -23.840127% -25.101138% 25.1% 74.898862% 76.159873% 74.898862% 74.9% 2,668 7,961 -25.137801% -40.548097% -25.137801% 25.1% 74.862199% 59.451903% 74.862199% 74.9% 1,733 5,161 -30.161896% -31.061725% -30.161896% 30.2% 69.838104% 68.938275% 69.838104% 69.8% 2,571 5,953 -31.958763% -31.760684% -31.958763% 32.0% 68.041237% 68.239316% 68.041237% 68.0% 1,736 3,696 -37.950664% -36.935807% -37.950664% 38.0% 62.049336% 63.064193% 62.049336% 62.0% 2,400 3,924 -39.463218% -43.202617% -39.463218% 39.5% 60.536782% 56.797383% 60.536782% 60.5% 16,174 16.2k 24,811 24.8k -43.001314% -43.633405% -43.001314% 43.0% 56.998686% 56.366595% 56.998686% 57.0% 104,734 105k 138,826 139k -43.574158% -47.362963% -43.574158% 43.6% 56.425842% 52.637037% 56.425842% 56.4% 2,509 3,249 -52.044259% -55.264595% -52.044259% 52.0% 47.955741% 44.735405% 47.955741% 48.0% 7,714 7,108

Map of Language Spoken at Home by County in Wisconsin

Spanish Language Spoken At Home by County#3

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken at home (%):
0.3%2.2%3.9%5.7%7.5%9.3%

Hmong Language Spoken At Home by County#4

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Hmong is spoken at home (%):
0.0%0.7%1.3%2.0%2.7%3.4%

German Language Spoken At Home by County#5

Percentage of the total population living in households in which German is spoken at home (%):
0.0%0.9%1.7%2.5%3.3%4.1%

Chinese Language Spoken At Home by County#6

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Chinese is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.22%0.44%0.65%0.87%1.10%

French Language Spoken At Home by County#7

Percentage of the total population living in households in which French is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.10%0.21%0.31%0.41%0.52%

Dutch Language Spoken At Home by County#8

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Dutch is spoken at home (%):
0.0%1.4%2.8%4.2%5.6%7.1%

Other Asian Language Spoken At Home by County#9

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Other Asian is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.40%0.80%1.20%1.60%2.01%

Polish Language Spoken At Home by County#10

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Polish is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.16%0.31%0.47%0.62%0.78%

Arabic Language Spoken At Home by County#11

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Arabic is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.09%0.18%0.27%0.36%0.45%

Russian Language Spoken At Home by County#12

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Russian is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.16%0.32%0.49%0.65%0.81%

African Language Spoken At Home by County#13

Percentage of the total population living in households in which African is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.11%0.22%0.34%0.45%0.57%
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Language by Place in Wisconsin

There are 773 places in Wisconsin. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Wisconsin, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Wisconsin. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 15,855.

Spanish Spoken at Home by Place#14

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken.
Scope: population of Wisconsin, selected places in Wisconsin, and entities that contain Wisconsin
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% Count # Fitchburg Beloit Milwaukee United States of America United States Racine Kenosha Green Bay Waukesha Cudahy Sheboygan Middleton West Allis East North Central Pleasant Prairie Appleton Midwest Greenfield Beaver Dam Oak Creek Madison Mount Pleasant Mt Pleasant Oconomowoc Fond du Lac Wisconsin Watertown South Milwaukee S Milwaukee Manitowoc Howard Janesville West Bend De Pere Sun Prairie Franklin Menasha Brookfield Marshfield Neenah Wausau Caledonia Wauwatosa Menomonie Germantown Mequon Oshkosh Wisconsin Rapids New Berlin La Crosse Stevens Point Superior Eau Claire Menomonee Falls Muskego Ashwaubenon Onalaska 20.767096% 20.767096% 20.8% 4,938 1 15.526201% 15.526201% 15.5% 5,348 2 13.530005% 13.530005% 13.5% 74,280 74.3k 3 12.850984% 12.850984% 12.9% 37,458,624 37.5M 12.216839% 12.216839% 12.2% 8,850 4 10.788737% 10.788737% 10.8% 9,947 5 9.717013% 9.717013% 9.7% 9,405 6 7.886050% 7.886050% 7.9% 5,160 7 7.218018% 7.218018% 7.2% 1,221 8 6.863778% 6.863778% 6.9% 3,127 9 6.344181% 6.344181% 6.3% 1,082 10 6.213644% 6.213644% 6.2% 3,525 11 5.970706% 5.970706% 6.0% 2,604,109 2.60M 5.911956% 5.911956% 5.9% 1,116 12 5.811983% 5.811983% 5.8% 3,945 13 5.402423% 5.402423% 5.4% 3,397,447 3.40M 5.373341% 5.373341% 5.4% 1,866 14 5.330688% 5.330688% 5.3% 806 15 5.320946% 5.320946% 5.3% 1,701 16 5.128538% 5.128538% 5.1% 11,453 11.5k 17 5.035214% 5.035214% 5.0% 1,244 18 4.855028% 4.855028% 4.9% 715 19 4.721541% 4.721541% 4.7% 1,905 20 4.547783% 4.547783% 4.5% 243,560 244k 4.455313% 4.455313% 4.5% 1,002 21 4.226479% 4.226479% 4.2% 845 22 4.107290% 4.107290% 4.1% 1,297 23 4.011887% 4.011887% 4.0% 675 24 3.812342% 3.812342% 3.8% 2,255 25 3.270868% 3.270868% 3.3% 953 26 3.075135% 3.075135% 3.1% 688 27 2.614260% 2.614260% 2.6% 715 28 2.599905% 2.599905% 2.6% 877 29 2.530930% 2.530930% 2.5% 403 30 2.428183% 2.428183% 2.4% 885 31 2.407279% 2.407279% 2.4% 418 32 2.297933% 2.297933% 2.3% 547 33 2.259965% 2.259965% 2.3% 821 34 2.182114% 2.182114% 2.2% 509 35 2.061856% 2.061856% 2.1% 894 36 2.017865% 2.017865% 2.0% 314 37 1.970943% 1.970943% 2.0% 369 38 1.819317% 1.819317% 1.8% 408 39 1.794256% 1.794256% 1.8% 1,129 40 1.771793% 1.771793% 1.8% 300 41 1.694379% 1.694379% 1.7% 643 42 1.622548% 1.622548% 1.6% 795 43 1.581213% 1.581213% 1.6% 404 44 1.406740% 1.406740% 1.4% 359 45 1.390721% 1.390721% 1.4% 875 46 1.360865% 1.360865% 1.4% 462 47 1.337026% 1.337026% 1.3% 309 48 1.062244% 1.062244% 1.1% 171 49 0.833032% 0.833032% 0.8% 138 50

Language by Metro Area in Wisconsin

There are 28 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within Wisconsin (22 fully and 6 partially). This section compares all 28 of those to each other, Wisconsin, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Wisconsin.

Spanish Spoken at Home by Metro Area#25

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken.
Scope: population of Wisconsin, selected metro areas in Wisconsin, and entities that contain Wisconsin
0% 5% 10% 15% Count # Chicago, Naperville, and Elgin Metro Area Chicago Area United States of America United States Whitewater and Elkhorn Metro Area Whitewater Milwaukee, Waukesha, and West Allis Metro Area Milwaukee Racine Metro Area Racine Area Janesville and Beloit Metro Area Janesville East North Central Midwest Watertown and Fort Atkinson Metro Area Watertown Green Bay Metro Area Green Bay Wisconsin Madison Metro Area Madison Area Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington Metro Area Minneapolis Sheboygan Metro Area Sheboygan Fond du Lac Metro Area Fond du Lac Appleton Metro Area Appleton Area Baraboo Metro Area Baraboo Area Beaver Dam Metro Area Beaver Dam Manitowoc Metro Area Manitowoc Oshkosh and Neenah Metro Area Oshkosh Area Stevens Point Metro Area Stevens Point Wausau Metro Area Wausau Area Wisconsin Rapids and Marshfield Metro Area Wisconsin Rapids Shawano Metro Area Shawano Area Menomonie Metro Area Menomonie La Crosse and Onalaska Metro Area La Crosse Marinette Metro Area Marinette Iron Mountain Metro Area Iron Mountain Eau Claire Metro Area Eau Claire Duluth Metro Area Duluth Area Platteville Metro Area Platteville Merrill Metro Area Merrill Area 17.004470% 17.004470% 17.0% 1,507,700 1.51M 1 12.850984% 12.850984% 12.9% 37,458,624 37.5M 8.360900% 8.360900% 8.4% 8,088 2 7.055012% 7.055012% 7.1% 102,880 103k 3 6.505143% 6.505143% 6.5% 11,870 11.9k 4 6.418159% 6.418159% 6.4% 9,642 5 5.970706% 5.970706% 6.0% 2,604,109 2.60M 5.402423% 5.402423% 5.4% 3,397,447 3.40M 5.149590% 5.149590% 5.1% 4,069 6 5.123581% 5.123581% 5.1% 14,774 14.8k 7 4.547783% 4.547783% 4.5% 243,560 244k 4.510532% 4.510532% 4.5% 26,008 26.0k 8 4.390811% 4.390811% 4.4% 138,800 139k 9 4.105139% 4.105139% 4.1% 4,448 10 3.663130% 3.663130% 3.7% 3,511 11 3.532054% 3.532054% 3.5% 7,503 12 3.307087% 3.307087% 3.3% 1,932 13 2.860041% 2.860041% 2.9% 2,397 14 2.694669% 2.694669% 2.7% 2,067 15 2.522666% 2.522666% 2.5% 3,990 16 2.152255% 2.152255% 2.2% 1,428 17 2.044010% 2.044010% 2.0% 2,573 18 1.914292% 1.914292% 1.9% 1,341 19 1.715037% 1.715037% 1.7% 744 20 1.387016% 1.387016% 1.4% 576 21 1.325298% 1.325298% 1.3% 1,678 22 1.292151% 1.292151% 1.3% 807 23 1.215576% 1.215576% 1.2% 354 24 1.198267% 1.198267% 1.2% 1,831 25 1.194889% 1.194889% 1.2% 3,159 26 0.881249% 0.881249% 0.9% 425 27 0.754828% 0.754828% 0.8% 206 28