Languages spoken (at home) other than English in the United States by number of speakers in 2017

Ranking of languages spoken at home in the U.S. in 2017 This graph shows the top 10 spoken languages other than English in the United States. In 2017, around 41 million people in the U.S. spoke Spanish at home.
The distribution of the U.S. population by ethnicity can be accessed here.

A ranking of the most spoken languages across the world can be accessed here.
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LanguageNumber of speakers
Spanish41,017,620
Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)3,462,091
Tagalog (incl. Filipino)1,746,344
Vietnamese1,498,874
Arabic1,227,768
French (incl. Cajun)1,202,060
Korean1,095,161
Russian936,344
German917,812
Haitian886,765
LanguageNumber of speakers
Spanish41,017,620
Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)3,462,091
Tagalog (incl. Filipino)1,746,344
Vietnamese1,498,874
Arabic1,227,768
French (incl. Cajun)1,202,060
Korean1,095,161
Russian936,344
German917,812
Haitian886,765
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This graph shows the top 10 spoken languages other than English in the United States. In 2017, around 41 million people in the U.S. spoke Spanish at home.
The distribution of the U.S. population by ethnicity can be accessed here.

A ranking of the most spoken languages across the world can be accessed here.
Show more
Release date
September 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
Age group
5 years and over

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