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Language spoken at home by Montgomery County residents

2000

Language spoken at home by Montgomery County residents, 2000
(population 5 years and older)
Language Number
Speak only English 556,682
Spanish or Spanish Creole 93,760
Chinese 24,394
French (including Patois, Cajun) 15,121
Korean 13,469
African Languages 13,381
Vietnamese 8,336
Persian 8,116
Other Asian languages 6,465
Other Indic languages 6,234
Russian 6,176
Hindi 5,992
Tagalog 5,099
German 4,764
Portuguese or Portuguese Creole 4,665
Arabic 4,341
Greek 3,832
Urdu 3,310
Hebrew 3,261
Italian 3,046
Japanese 2,609
French Creole 2,442
Gujarati 2,358
Other Indo-European languages 2,304
Other Slavic languages 1,686
Other Pacific Island languages 1,661
Thai 1,350
Mon-Khmer, Cambodian 1,306
Armenian 1,248
Polish 1,175
Scandinavian languages 1,084
Hungarian 722
Other West German languages 707
Serbo-Croatian 649
Yiddish 635
Other and unspecified languages 433
Laotian 414
Other Native North American languages 186
Navajo 39
TOTAL 813,460

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census; Montgomery County Department of Park and Planning, Research and Technology Center.