There are now at least 15 large metro areas where more than 125 different languages are spoken, according to new Census data.
Not surprisingly, New York is tops, with 192 different languages spoken; 38% of the metro area population age five and older speaks a language other than English at home.
They are closely followed by Los Angeles, at 185 different languages. There, 54% of the metro area population age five and older speaks a language other than English at home, the highest percentage among large metros in the nation.
Here's the full table from the U.S. Census Bureau:
In total, the Census counts more than 350 languages spokes in the U.S. Spanish has the most speakers. The rest, ordered by speaker volume, below:
2. Chinese (including Cantonese, Mandarin, and other Chinese languages)
5. French (including Patois, Cajun)
7. German (including Luxembourgian) .
9. Other Asian languages .
10. African languages
You can download a table showing the detailed data for your city here.
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