SACRAMENTO (AP) — A new report by the U.S. Census Bureau says 44 percent of California residents over the age of five speak a language other than English at home.
The census report released Tuesday found that of those who speak a language other than English at home, two-thirds speak Spanish. Latinos are California’s largest ethnic group.READ MORE: Marvel Suing To Keep Rights To 'Avengers' Characters From Copyright Termination
The Sacramento Bee reports the study, covering the years 2009-2013, also found that among the largest metropolitan areas, the Los Angeles region featured the nation’s second highest number of languages spoken with 185. The New York area is first with 192 languages.READ MORE: Witnesses Describe Chaotic Scene As Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Unfolds Near U.S. Open Of Surfing
In the L.A. region, 54 percent of residents over the age of five speak some language other than English at home.MORE NEWS: Funeral Service To Be Held In Covina Hills For Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola Who Was Killed In Afghanistan
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