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

Languages other than English spoken at home, Los Angeles County, 2012.

  • Of those who speak a language other than English at home in Los Angeles County, roughly one in five (19.1%) speak an Asian or Pacific Island language.

  • Of those who speak a language other than English at home in Los Angeles County, more than two-thirds (69.3%) speak Spanish.

 

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Spanish or Spanish Creole

3,657,196

69.3%

Asian and Pacific Islander Languages (details below)

1,010,108

19.1%

Other Indo-European Languages (details below)

509,262

9.6%

Other Languages (details below)

101,383

1.9%

 

Asian and Pacific Islander Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Chinese

349,941

6.6%

Japanese

51,892

1.0%

Korean

188,514

3.6%

Mon-Khmer, Cambodian

30,208

0.6%

Hmong

899

0.0%

Thai

25,209

0.5%

Laotian

3,171

0.1%

Vietnamese

81,744

1.5%

Other Asian languages

25,134

0.5%

Tagalog

225,847

4.3%

Other Pacific Island languages

27,549

0.5%

Total

1,010,108

19.1%

 

Other Indo-European Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

French

40,104

0.8%

French Creole

2,995

0.1%

Italian

15,579

0.3%

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

12,518

0.2%

German

24,188

0.5%

Yiddish

1,833

0.0%

Other West Germanic languages

5,646

0.1%

Scandinavian languages

5,442

0.1%

Greek

6,947

0.1%

Russian

51,104

1.0%

Polish

5,215

0.1%

Serbo-Croatian

6,462

0.1%

Other Slavic languages

6,296

0.1%

Armenian

172,290

3.3%

Persian

74,097

1.4%

Gujarati

9,820

0.2%

Hindi

23,108

0.4%

Urdu

8,541

0.2%

Other Indic languages

26,255

0.5%

Other Indo-European languages

10,822

0.2%

Total

509,262

9.6%

 

Other Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Navajo

141

0.0%

Other Native North American languages

559

0.0%

Hungarian

4,896

0.1%

Arabic

44,071

0.8%

Hebrew

24,678

0.5%

African languages

21,608

0.4%

Other and unspecified languages

5,430

0.1%

Total

101,383

1.9%

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