Ranking of languages spoken at home in the U.S. 2018

This graph shows the top 10 spoken languages other than English in the United States. In 2018, around 41.5 million people in the U.S. spoke Spanish at home.

The distribution of the U.S. population by ethnicity can be accessed here.

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Languages spoken (at home) other than English in the United States by number of speakers in 2018

LanguageNumber of speakers
Spanish 41,460,427
Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) 3,471,604
Tagalog (incl. Filipino) 1,760,468
Vietnamese 1,542,473
Arabic 1,259,118
French (incl. Cajun) 1,232,173
Korean 1,086,335
Russian 919,279
German 889,651
Hindi 874,314
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Age group

5 years and over

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