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Most spoken languages in Texas in 2005
English is spoken by 66.36% of people over 5 years old in Texas.
Languages other than English are spoken by 33.64%.
Speakers of languages other than English are divided up as follows.
Texas
Source: American Community Survey, 2005 Summary File
    Ages 5 +   %
English 13,528,191 66.36%
All languages other than English combined 6,858,870 33.64%
Spanish 5,932,609 29.10%
Vietnamese 139,534 0.68%
Chinese 83,641 0.41%
German 61,316 0.30%
French 57,992 0.28%
Tagalog 56,752 0.28%
Korean 45,272 0.22%
Urdu 43,202 0.21%
Arabic 39,570 0.19%
Hindi 32,074 0.16%
Kru, Ibo, Yoruba 25,038 0.12%
Persian 21,426 0.11%
Gujarathi 21,218 0.10%
Japanese 18,591 0.09%
Malayalam 14,486 0.07%
Laotian 14,402 0.07%
Russian 13,784 0.07%
Portuguese 12,612 0.06%
Italian 12,215 0.06%
Mon-Khmer, Cambodian 11,805 0.06%
Mandarin 11,038 0.05%
Thai 10,847 0.05%
Amharic 9,711 0.05%
Bengali 9,477 0.05%
Telugu 9,132 0.04%
Tamil 8,636 0.04%
Polish 8,554 0.04%
Swahili 7,586 0.04%
Czech 7,412 0.04%
Total: 20,387,061  

Data are estimates based on a sample and are subject to sampling variability. Data are not displayed where there were insufficient samples with which to compute an estimate.

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