Languages in the United States

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
United States
0%5%10%CountSpanishChinese1Tagalog2VietnameseFrench3KoreanArabicGermanRussianHaitianHindiPortugueseItalianOther Indo-European languagesOther Indo-Europe…PolishDutch et al.4Afro-Asiatic5Western AfricanJapaneseUrdu13.105530%13.105530%13.1%39,145,06639.1M1.060159%1.060159%1.1%3,166,6023.17M0.563118%0.563118%0.6%1,681,9831.68M0.486855%0.486855%0.5%1,454,1921.45M0.410100%0.410100%0.4%1,224,9321.22M0.369818%0.369818%0.4%1,104,6151.10M0.363857%0.363857%0.4%1,086,8081.09M0.322889%0.322889%0.3%964,441964k0.301383%0.301383%0.3%900,205900k0.269929%0.269929%0.3%806,254806k0.247020%0.247020%0.2%737,826738k0.234186%0.234186%0.2%699,492699k0.212663%0.212663%0.2%635,205635k0.184459%0.184459%0.2%550,964551k0.181071%0.181071%0.2%540,843541k0.160191%0.160191%0.2%478,476478k0.157348%0.157348%0.2%469,984470k0.153965%0.153965%0.2%459,880460k0.151584%0.151584%0.2%452,768453k0.150236%0.150236%0.2%448,742449k

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
Less Than 'Very Well'
'Very Well'
50%0%50%Don'tDoGermanFrench1HindiWestern AfricanItalianDutch et al.2UrduOther Indo-European languagesOther Indo-Europe…Tagalog3PortugueseArabicPolishSpanishHaitianJapaneseAfro-Asiatic4RussianKoreanChinese5Vietnamese-15.531691%-15.531691%15.5%84.468309%84.468309%84.5%149,794150k814,647815k-20.435910%-20.435910%20.4%79.564090%79.564090%79.6%250,326250k974,606975k-20.627763%-20.627763%20.6%79.372237%79.372237%79.4%152,197152k585,629586k-22.479560%-22.479560%22.5%77.520440%77.520440%77.5%103,379103k356,501357k-26.578506%-26.578506%26.6%73.421494%73.421494%73.4%168,828169k466,377466k-28.911377%-28.911377%28.9%71.088623%71.088623%71.1%138,334138k340,142340k-29.427823%-29.427823%29.4%70.572177%70.572177%70.6%132,055132k316,687317k-30.386196%-30.386196%30.4%69.613804%69.613804%69.6%167,417167k383,547384k-31.875946%-31.875946%31.9%68.124054%68.124054%68.1%536,148536k1,145,8351.15M-36.093908%-36.093908%36.1%63.906092%63.906092%63.9%252,474252k447,018447k-37.405871%-37.405871%37.4%62.594129%62.594129%62.6%406,530407k680,278680k-39.289221%-39.289221%39.3%60.710779%60.710779%60.7%212,493212k328,350328k-41.560410%-41.560410%41.6%58.439590%58.439590%58.4%16,268,85016.3M22,876,21622.9M-41.592228%-41.592228%41.6%58.407772%58.407772%58.4%335,339335k470,915471k-42.702223%-42.702223%42.7%57.297777%57.297777%57.3%193,342193k259,426259k-43.845961%-43.845961%43.8%56.154039%56.154039%56.2%206,069206k263,915264k-44.829344%-44.829344%44.8%55.170656%55.170656%55.2%403,556404k496,649497k-54.055576%-54.055576%54.1%45.944424%45.944424%45.9%597,106597k507,509508k-55.476722%-55.476722%55.5%44.523278%44.523278%44.5%1,756,7271.76M1,409,8751.41M-58.713636%-58.713636%58.7%41.286364%41.286364%41.3%853,809854k600,383600k

Map of Language Spoken at Home by State in the United States

Spanish Language Spoken At Home by State#3

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken at home (%):
0%6%11%17%22%28%

Chinese Language Spoken At Home by State#4

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Chinese is spoken at home (%):
0.1%0.7%1.3%1.8%2.4%3.0%

Tagalog Language Spoken At Home by State#5

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Tagalog is spoken at home (%):
0.0%0.9%1.7%2.6%3.4%4.3%

Vietnamese Language Spoken At Home by State#6

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Vietnamese is spoken at home (%):
0.02%0.30%0.57%0.85%1.13%1.41%

French Language Spoken At Home by State#7

Percentage of the total population living in households in which French is spoken at home (%):
0.0%0.7%1.2%1.8%2.3%3.0%

Korean Language Spoken At Home by State#8

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Korean is spoken at home (%):
0.03%0.28%0.53%0.78%1.03%1.29%

Arabic Language Spoken At Home by State#9

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Arabic is spoken at home (%):
0.04%0.29%0.54%0.79%1.04%1.30%

German Language Spoken At Home by State#10

Percentage of the total population living in households in which German is spoken at home (%):
0.10%0.28%0.45%0.62%0.79%0.97%

Russian Language Spoken At Home by State#11

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Russian is spoken at home (%):
0.02%0.24%0.47%0.69%0.91%1.14%

Haitian Language Spoken At Home by State#12

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Haitian is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.40%0.79%1.19%1.58%1.98%

Hindi Language Spoken At Home by State#13

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Hindi is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.17%0.33%0.49%0.65%0.82%

Portuguese Language Spoken At Home by State#14

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

Italian Language Spoken At Home by State#15

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Italian is spoken at home (%):
0.01%0.19%0.36%0.54%0.71%0.89%

Other Indo-European languages Language Spoken At Home by State#16

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Other Indo-European languages is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.10%0.18%0.27%0.36%0.45%

Polish Language Spoken At Home by State#17

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Polish is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.28%0.56%0.84%1.12%1.40%

Dutch et al. Language Spoken At Home by State#18

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Dutch et al. is spoken at home (%):
0.01%0.17%0.33%0.49%0.65%0.81%

Afro-Asiatic Language Spoken At Home by State#19

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Afro-Asiatic is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.23%0.46%0.68%0.91%1.14%

Western African Language Spoken At Home by State#20

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Western African is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.16%0.31%0.46%0.61%0.76%

Japanese Language Spoken At Home by State#21

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Japanese is spoken at home (%):
0.0%0.7%1.3%1.9%2.6%3.2%

Urdu Language Spoken At Home by State#22

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Urdu is spoken at home (%):
0.00%0.08%0.15%0.23%0.30%0.38%
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Language by State in the United States

There are 50 states in the United States. This section compares all 50 of those to each other and the United States.

Spanish Spoken at Home by State#23

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken.
Scope: population of the United States and selected states in the United States
0%5%10%15%20%25%Count#TexasCaliforniaNew MexicoNevadaFloridaArizonaNew JerseyNew YorkIllinoisUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesColoradoRhode IslandConnecticutUtahOregonMassachusettsWashingtonIdahoGeorgiaKansasMarylandNorth CarolinaN CarolinaNebraskaDelawareVirginiaOklahomaArkansasWyomingPennsylvaniaIndianaWisconsinSouth CarolinaS CarolinaTennesseeIowaMinnesotaLouisianaAlaskaAlabamaMichiganKentuckyMissouriMississippiOhioNew HampshireSouth DakotaHawaiiNorth DakotaMontanaWest VirginiaVermontMaine29.512011%29.512011%29.5%7,373,7977.37M128.787214%28.787214%28.8%10,407,91510.4M228.015085%28.015085%28.0%545,986546k321.123566%21.123566%21.1%561,619562k420.892141%20.892141%20.9%3,936,1293.94M520.427867%20.427867%20.4%1,285,6561.29M615.926284%15.926284%15.9%1,335,7291.34M715.032768%15.032768%15.0%2,785,0812.79M813.232963%13.232963%13.2%1,596,0911.60M913.105530%13.105530%13.1%39,145,06639.1M11.884980%11.884980%11.9%597,078597k1011.632811%11.632811%11.6%116,296116k1111.517761%11.517761%11.5%391,576392k129.939643%9.939643%9.9%267,820268k138.922994%8.922994%8.9%334,636335k148.603765%8.603765%8.6%548,794549k158.393129%8.393129%8.4%556,129556k167.943040%7.943040%7.9%120,847121k177.935208%7.935208%7.9%748,955749k187.538962%7.538962%7.5%203,505204k197.452966%7.452966%7.5%416,796417k207.396109%7.396109%7.4%690,417690k217.362800%7.362800%7.4%128,899129k226.860664%6.860664%6.9%60,31160.3k236.800564%6.800564%6.8%530,447530k246.800514%6.800514%6.8%245,483245k255.141835%5.141835%5.1%142,819143k264.998514%4.998514%5.0%27,24527.2k274.670721%4.670721%4.7%563,727564k284.626104%4.626104%4.6%285,410285k294.590155%4.590155%4.6%248,533249k304.419025%4.419025%4.4%200,761201k313.926162%3.926162%3.9%241,296241k323.905289%3.905289%3.9%113,633114k333.817511%3.817511%3.8%194,772195k343.615292%3.615292%3.6%156,774157k353.528310%3.528310%3.5%24,07824.1k363.249851%3.249851%3.2%147,816148k372.925168%2.925168%2.9%273,083273k382.573243%2.573243%2.6%106,467106k392.509444%2.509444%2.5%142,678143k402.404747%2.404747%2.4%67,25667.3k412.206979%2.206979%2.2%240,366240k422.092448%2.092448%2.1%26,42426.4k432.038652%2.038652%2.0%16,12516.1k441.955632%1.955632%2.0%25,85425.9k451.612284%1.612284%1.6%11,04011.0k461.342483%1.342483%1.3%12,92012.9k471.041404%1.041404%1.0%18,16418.2k481.036265%1.036265%1.0%6,175490.902214%0.902214%0.9%11,41111.4k50