Languages in Washington (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 Washington
Washington
United States
0%5%10%CountSpanishChinese1VietnameseRussianTagalog2KoreanAfro-Asiatic3Austronesian4GermanOther Slavic5JapaneseHindiFrench6Other Indo-European languagesOther Indo-Europe…KhmerArabicPunjabiTai-Kadai7Other AsianTamil8.393129%13.105530%8.393129%8.4%556,129556k1.403863%1.060159%1.403863%1.4%93,02093.0k0.905780%0.486855%0.905780%0.9%60,01760.0k0.877950%0.301383%0.877950%0.9%58,17358.2k0.865575%0.563118%0.865575%0.9%57,35357.4k0.722789%0.369818%0.722789%0.7%47,89247.9k0.481331%0.157348%0.481331%0.5%31,89331.9k0.449200%0.148193%0.449200%0.4%29,76429.8k0.440416%0.322889%0.440416%0.4%29,18229.2k0.427905%0.107336%0.427905%0.4%28,35328.4k0.387911%0.151584%0.387911%0.4%25,70325.7k0.349230%0.247020%0.349230%0.3%23,14023.1k0.347329%0.410100%0.347329%0.3%23,01423.0k0.322381%0.184459%0.322381%0.3%21,36121.4k0.259146%0.069842%0.259146%0.3%17,17117.2k0.240673%0.363857%0.240673%0.2%15,94715.9k0.224117%0.094033%0.224117%0.2%14,85014.9k0.186493%0.102331%0.186493%0.2%12,35712.4k0.135481%0.115549%0.135481%0.1%8,9770.134983%0.079915%0.134983%0.1%8,944

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 Washington
Less Than 'Very Well' 'Very Well'
United States
Washington
50%0%50%Don'tDoGermanFrench1TamilHindiOther Indo-European languagesOther Indo-Europe…Austronesian2Tagalog3JapanesePunjabiSpanishArabicRussianTai-Kadai4Afro-Asiatic5Other Slavic6KhmerChinese7Other AsianKoreanVietnamese-12.651635%-15.531691%-12.651635%12.7%87.348365%84.468309%87.348365%87.3%3,69225,49025.5k-13.756844%-20.435910%-13.756844%13.8%86.243156%79.564090%86.243156%86.2%3,16619,84819.8k-16.592129%-18.305481%-16.592129%16.6%83.407871%81.694519%83.407871%83.4%1,4847,460-16.923077%-20.627763%-16.923077%16.9%83.076923%79.372237%83.076923%83.1%3,91619,22419.2k-24.226394%-30.386196%-24.226394%24.2%75.773606%69.613804%75.773606%75.8%5,17516,18616.2k-31.430587%-38.172642%-31.430587%31.4%68.569413%61.827358%68.569413%68.6%9,35520,40920.4k-33.354838%-31.875946%-33.354838%33.4%66.645162%68.124054%66.645162%66.6%19,13019.1k38,22338.2k-36.396530%-42.702223%-36.396530%36.4%63.603470%57.297777%63.603470%63.6%9,35516,34816.3k-39.084175%-40.749536%-39.084175%39.1%60.915825%59.250464%60.915825%60.9%5,8049,046-41.276215%-41.560410%-41.276215%41.3%58.723785%58.439590%58.723785%58.7%229,549230k326,580327k-41.750800%-37.405871%-41.750800%41.8%58.249200%62.594129%58.249200%58.2%6,6589,289-43.270933%-44.829344%-43.270933%43.3%56.729067%55.170656%56.729067%56.7%25,17225.2k33,00133.0k-45.188962%-49.973990%-45.188962%45.2%54.811038%50.026010%54.811038%54.8%5,5846,773-45.912896%-43.845961%-45.912896%45.9%54.087104%56.154039%54.087104%54.1%14,64314.6k17,25017.3k-46.383099%-37.553415%-46.383099%46.4%53.616901%62.446585%53.616901%53.6%13,15113.2k15,20215.2k-50.940539%-51.044288%-50.940539%50.9%49.059461%48.955712%49.059461%49.1%8,7478,424-51.410449%-55.476722%-51.410449%51.4%48.589551%44.523278%48.589551%48.6%47,82247.8k45,19845.2k-52.244625%-54.251392%-52.244625%52.2%47.755375%45.748608%47.755375%47.8%4,6904,287-53.388875%-54.055576%-53.388875%53.4%46.611125%45.944424%46.611125%46.6%25,56925.6k22,32322.3k-60.097972%-58.713636%-60.097972%60.1%39.902028%41.286364%39.902028%39.9%36,06936.1k23,94823.9k

Language by State in the United States

There are 50 states in the United States. This section compares Washington to all of the states in the United States and to those entities that contain or substantially overlap with Washington.

Spanish Spoken at Home by State#3

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken.
Scope: population of Washington, selected other states in the United States, and entities that contain Washington
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