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Languages Other Than English Spoken at Home (Alameda County, 2012)

Languages other than English spoken at home, Alameda County, 2012.

  • Of those who speak a language other than English at home in Alameda County, 42% speak an Asian or Pacific Island language.

  • Of those who speak a language other than English at home in Alameda County, 39.2% speak Spanish.

 

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Spanish or Spanish Creole

242,663

39.2%

Asian and Pacific Islander Languages (details below)

260,417

42%

Other Indo-European Languages (details below)

100,101

16.2%

Other Languages (details below)

16,187

2.6%

 

Asian and Pacific Islander Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Chinese

121,155

19.6%

Japanese

6,707

1.1%

Korean

13,964

2.3%

Mon-Khmer, Cambodian

3,056

0.5%

Hmong

469

0.1%

Thai

2,109

0.3%

Laotian

1,622

0.3%

Vietnamese

28,855

4.7%

Other Asian languages

23,224

3.7%

Tagalog

52,198

8.4%

Other Pacific Island languages

7,058

1.1%

Total

260,417

42.0%

 

Other Indo-European Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

French

6,794

1.2%

French Creole

272

0.0%

Italian

2,571

0.4%

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

6,215

1.0%

German

4,864

0.8%

Yiddish

191

0.0%

Other West Germanic languages

1,311

0.2%

Scandinavian languages

1,205

0.2%

Greek

1,540

0.2%

Russian

3,793

0.6%

Polish

766

0.1%

Serbo-Croatian

1,569

0.3%

Other Slavic languages

630

0.1%

Armenian

883

0.1%

Persian

11,396

1.8%

Gujarati

5,003

0.8%

Hindi

27,073

4.4%

Urdu

3,387

0.5%

Other Indic languages

17,657

2.9%

Other Indo-European languages

2,981

0.5%

Total

100,101

16.2%

 

Other Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Navajo

230

0.0%

Other Native North American languages

114

0.0%

Hungarian

754

0.1%

Arabic

6,837

1.1%

Hebrew

1,300

0.2%

African languages

6,297

1.0%

Other and unspecified languages

655

0.1%

Total

16.187

2.6%

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