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

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

Stacker compiled a list of the most common languages spoken at home in the Asheville-Marion-Brevard, NC 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.

92.7% of people in the Asheville-Marion-Brevard, NC CSA speak only English at home. Keep reading to see what the most spoken non-English languages are in and around Asheville.

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#10. Gujarati

- 230 speakers (0.04% of population)
--- 136 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 94 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#9. Italian

- 303 speakers (0.06% of population)
--- 263 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 40 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#8. Portuguese

- 412 speakers (0.08% of population)
--- 261 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 151 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#7. Ukrainian or other Slavic languages

- 466 speakers (0.09% of population)
--- 241 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 225 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#6. Tagalog (incl. Filipino)

- 902 speakers (0.18% of population)
--- 565 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 337 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#5. Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

- 1,138 speakers (0.22% of population)
--- 346 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 792 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#4. French (incl. Cajun)

- 1,190 speakers (0.23% of population)
--- 1,010 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 180 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#3. German

- 1,398 speakers (0.27% of population)
--- 1,354 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 44 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#2. Russian

- 1,729 speakers (0.34% of population)
--- 835 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 894 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#1. Spanish

- 26,453 speakers (5.15% of population)
--- 15,393 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 11,060 speakers who speak English less than very well

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