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

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

  • Of those who speak a language other than English at home in Sacramento County, roughly one-third (31.7%) speak an Asian or Pacific Island language.

  • Of those who speak a language other than English at home in Sacramento County, Spanish speakers are the most prevalent (42.1%).

 

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Spanish or Spanish Creole

176,616

42.1%

Asian and Pacific Islander Languages (details below)

132,894

31.7%

Other Indo-European Languages (details below)

101,712

24.2%

Other Languages (details below)

8,558

2.0%

 

Asian and Pacific Islander Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Chinese

31,105

7.4%

Japanese

4,407

1.0%

Korean

5,516

1.3%

Mon-Khmer, Cambodian

2,138

0.5%

Hmong

21,290

5.1%

Thai

1,004

0.2%

Laotian

3,312

0.8%

Vietnamese

22,236

5.3%

Other Asian languages

11,047

2.6%

Tagalog

24,406

5.8%

Other Pacific Island languages

6,433

1.5%

Total

132,894

31.7%

 

Other Indo-European Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

French

3,489

0.8%

French Creole

213

0.1%

Italian

2,242

0.5%

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

2,558

0.6%

German

3,971

0.9%

Yiddish

26

0.0%

Other West Germanic languages

969

0.2%

Scandinavian languages

444

0.1%

Greek

1,342

0.2%

Russian

25,417

6.1%

Polish

914

0.2%

Serbo-Croatian

1,715

0.4%

Other Slavic languages

12,501

3.0%

Armenian

1,827

0.4%

Persian

6,666

1.6%

Gujarati

784

0.2%

Hindi

13,076

3.1%

Urdu

3,647

0.9%

Other Indic languages

15,289

3.6%

Other Indo-European languages

4,622

1.1%

Total

101,712

24.2%

 

Other Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Navajo

71

0.0%

Other Native North American languages

259

0.1%

Hungarian

178

0.0%

Arabic

4,804

1.1%

Hebrew

384

0.1%

African languages

2,575

0.6%

Other and unspecified languages

287

0.1%

Total

8,558

2.0%

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