More than a quarter of counties in the United States have at least one in 10 households where English is not the language spoken at home. Spanish is, by far, the most common language other than English spoken in the home, especially on the West Coast, in the Southwest, the Eastern urban corridor and other big cities. Native American languages are also common in the West, as is French around New Orleans and in some counties in the Northeast. German is a common language in some Midwestern and Western areas. Read related article.
Most common languages
Counties where at least 10 percent of people speak a language other than English at home:
Native American languages
Pacific Island languages
English is spoken in at least 90 percent of homes in 2,347 counties.