Report on the Language Use in the United States

 

 

 

Language Use in the United States

Learn about the characteristics of the U.S. population that does not speak English at home

The official language of the United States is English, yet many people in the United States speak languages other than English. This report measures the portion of the U.S. population that primarily uses another language.

 

Download this report to learn:
  • What the four major language groups are in the United States
  • How the the federal government uses data on language use and English-speaking ability to determine which local areas must provide language-assistance services under the Voting Rights Act.

  • Who speaks what language and where in the United States

 

Top 10 languages spoken in the US