Languages Spoken in the US

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Languages Spoken in the US 2000 Census
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How many languages are spoken in the U.S.? Far from being monolingual, the U.S. is a highly multilingual country. Number of languages 322 Indigenous languages 162 Immigrant languages 149.
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Linguisitc Situation, Contd. 14 million U.S. households people speak a language other than English. One in five people over age 5 speaks a language other than English. A consequence of recent immigration.
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Distribution of Languages in the US English   215,423,555  82.10%  Spanish  28,100,725  10.71%  French    1,606,790  0.61%  Mandarin    1,499,635   0.57%  German     1,382. 610  0.52%  Tagalog     1,224,245   0.46%  Vietnamese     1,009,625   0.38%  Italian     1,008,370   0.38%  Korean       894,065  0.34%  Russian       706,240   0.26% 
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Distribution of Languages in the US Polish         667,415   0.25%  • Arabic       
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