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

Languages other than English spoken at home, San Diego County, 2012.

  • Of those who speak a language other than English at home in San Diego County, roughly one in five (21.2%) speaks an Asian or Pacific Island language.

  • Of those who speak a language other than English at home in San Diego County, roughly two-thirds (66.1%) speak Spanish.

 

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Spanish or Spanish Creole

731,697

66.1%

Asian and Pacific Islander Languages (details below)

234,974

21.2%

Other Indo-European Languages (details below)

91,965

8.3%

Other Languages (details below)

48,231

4.4%

 

Asian and Pacific Islander Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Chinese

40,196

3.6%

Japanese

11,916

1.1%

Korean

13,843

1.3%

Mon-Khmer, Cambodian

4,973

0.4%

Hmong

1,869

0.2%

Thai

2,160

0.2%

Laotian

5,573

0.5%

Vietnamese

43,413

3.9%

Other Asian languages

9,387

0.8%

Tagalog

92,836

8.4%

Other Pacific Island languages

8,808

0.8%

Total

234,974

21.2%

 

Other Indo-European Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

French

8,935

0.8%

French Creole

430

0.0%

Italian

5,170

0.5%

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

4,513

0.4%

German

11,221

1.0%

Yiddish

420

0.0%

Other West Germanic languages

2,086

0.2%

Scandinavian languages

2,398

0.2%

Greek

1,620

0.1%

Russian

8,309

0.8%

Polish

2,815

0.3%

Serbo-Croatian

2,079

0.2%

Other Slavic languages

2,832

0.3%

Armenian

2,760

0.2%

Persian

15,382

1.4%

Gujarati

1,823

0.2%

Hindi

7,298

0.7%

Urdu

2,520

0.2%

Other Indic languages

4,117

0.4%

Other Indo-European languages

5,237

0.5%

Total

91,965

8.3%

 

Other Languages

Number

Percent of People Who Don't Speak English at Home

Navajo

21

0.0%

Other Native North American languages

414

0.0%

Hungarian

1,363

0.1%

Arabic

21,968

2.0%

Hebrew

1,421

0.1%

African languages

12,538

1.1%

Other and unspecified languages

10,506

0.9%

Total

48,231

4.4%

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