Most common languages spoken at home in Greater Kalamazoo and surrounding regions

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October 19, 2022
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Most common languages spoken at home in Greater Kalamazoo and surrounding regions

Stacker compiled a list of the most common languages spoken at home in the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek-Portage, MI CSA using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Languages are ranked by the percent of households that primarily speak the language at home according to 2020 estimates. Combined statistical areas are designated by the Office of Management and Budget and include multiple metropolitan and micropolitan areas in the same region.

92.2% of people in the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek-Portage, MI CSA speak only English at home. Keep reading to see what the most spoken non-English languages are in and around Kalamazoo.

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#10. Portuguese

- 679 speakers (0.14% of population)
--- 559 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 120 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#10. Portuguese

- 679 speakers (0.14% of population)
--- 559 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 120 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#9. Korean

- 705 speakers (0.15% of population)
--- 458 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 247 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#9. Korean

- 705 speakers (0.15% of population)
--- 458 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 247 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#8. Tagalog (incl. Filipino)

- 840 speakers (0.18% of population)
--- 601 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 239 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#8. Tagalog (incl. Filipino)

- 840 speakers (0.18% of population)
--- 601 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 239 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#7. Hindi

- 888 speakers (0.19% of population)
--- 828 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 60 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#7. Hindi

- 888 speakers (0.19% of population)
--- 828 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 60 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#6. Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

- 994 speakers (0.21% of population)
--- 459 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 535 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#6. Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

- 994 speakers (0.21% of population)
--- 459 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 535 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#5. French (incl. Cajun)

- 1,370 speakers (0.29% of population)
--- 878 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 492 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#5. French (incl. Cajun)

- 1,370 speakers (0.29% of population)
--- 878 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 492 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#4. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or other West Germanic languages

- 2,164 speakers (0.46% of population)
--- 1,642 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 522 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#4. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or other West Germanic languages

- 2,164 speakers (0.46% of population)
--- 1,642 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 522 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#3. German

- 2,910 speakers (0.62% of population)
--- 2,402 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 508 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#3. German

- 2,910 speakers (0.62% of population)
--- 2,402 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 508 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#2. Arabic

- 3,071 speakers (0.65% of population)
--- 1,498 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 1,573 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#2. Arabic

- 3,071 speakers (0.65% of population)
--- 1,498 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 1,573 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#1. Spanish

- 15,374 speakers (3.26% of population)
--- 10,761 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 4,613 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#1. Spanish

- 15,374 speakers (3.26% of population)
--- 10,761 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 4,613 speakers who speak English less than very well

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