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

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

  • Of those who speak a language other than English at home in Orange County, nearly one-third (30.5%) speak an Asian or Pacific Island language.

  • Of those who speak a language other than English at home in Orange County, more than half (58.4%) speak Spanish.

 

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Spanish or Spanish Creole

762,585

58.%

Asian and Pacific Islander Languages (details below)

398,955

30.5%

Other Indo-European Languages (details below)

120,505

9.2%

Other Languages (details below)

24,254

1.9%

 

Asian and Pacific Islander Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Chinese

66,176

5.1%

Japanese

14,750

1.1%

Korean

77,635

5.9%

Mon-Khmer, Cambodian

6,107

0.5%

Hmong

1,229

0.1%

Thai

3,114

0.2%

Laotian

2,810

0.2%

Vietnamese

163,386

12.5%

Other Asian languages

8,192

0.6%

Tagalog

46,871

3.6%

Other Pacific Island languages

8,685

0.7%

Total

398,955

30.5%

 

Other Indo-European Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

French

8,772

0.7%

French Creole

0

0.0%

Italian

4,221

0.3%

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

4,132

0.3%

German

8,779

0.7%

Yiddish

244

0.0%

Other West Germanic languages

3,214

0.2%

Scandinavian languages

2,078

0.2%

Greek

2,620

0.2%

Russian

5,403

0.4%

Polish

1,891

0.1%

Serbo-Croatian

1,686

0.1%

Other Slavic languages

1,928

0.1%

Armenian

3,693

0.3%

Persian

31,264

2.4%

Gujarati

7,505

0.6%

Hindi

9,566

0.7%

Urdu

5,567

0.4%

Other Indic languages

11,549

0.9%

Other Indo-European languages

6,393

0.5%

Total

120,505

9.2%

 

Other Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Navajo

27

0.0%

Other Native North American languages

223

0.0%

Hungarian

893

0.1%

Arabic

18,071

1.4%

Hebrew

1,515

0.1%

African languages

2,644

0.2%

Other and unspecified languages

881

0.1%

Total

24,254

1.9%

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