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Census Bureau: 44.6% in California Don’t Speak English at Home; 35.6% in Texas; 34.5% in NM; 31.7% in NJ; 31.0% in NY

Article subtitle: 
In Colorado, 17.1% do not speak English at home
Article publisher: 
CNS News
Article date: 
October 25, 2017
Article category: 
Immigration Impact
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Article Body: 
In California--which with a July 2016 population of 39,250,017 is the nation’s most populous state--44.6 percent of the people five years of age and older do not speak English at home, according to data released this week by the Census Bureau.
 
At the same time, according to the Census Bureau, 18.6 percent of California residents 5 and older do not speak English “very well.”
 
That ranks California No.1 among the states for the percentage of people in both of these categories.
 
Nationwide, 21.6 percent speak a language other than English at home and 8.6 percent speak English less than very well...
 
 

 

CAIRCO Note
 
The report states that in Colorado, 17.1% do not speak English at home. Colorado ranks 16th among states with populations with people who do not speak English at home (1st is the worst ranking).