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

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

Stacker compiled a list of the most common languages spoken at home in the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH 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.

90.6% of people in the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH CSA speak only English at home. Keep reading to see what the most spoken non-English languages are in and around Columbus.

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#10. Telugu

- 6,616 speakers (0.28% of population)
--- 5,507 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 1,109 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#9. German

- 6,642 speakers (0.28% of population)
--- 5,405 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 1,237 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#8. Hindi

- 7,221 speakers (0.31% of population)
--- 5,902 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 1,319 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#7. French (incl. Cajun)

- 7,618 speakers (0.33% of population)
--- 5,281 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 2,337 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#6. Nepali, Marathi, or other Indic languages

- 12,040 speakers (0.51% of population)
--- 5,498 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 6,542 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#5. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or other languages of Western Africa

- 12,444 speakers (0.53% of population)
--- 9,175 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 3,269 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#4. Arabic

- 12,645 speakers (0.54% of population)
--- 8,019 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 4,626 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#3. Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

- 15,889 speakers (0.68% of population)
--- 8,474 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 7,415 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#2. Amharic, Somali, or other Afro-Asiatic languages

- 21,816 speakers (0.93% of population)
--- 12,516 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 9,300 speakers who speak English less than very well
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#1. Spanish

- 59,711 speakers (2.55% of population)
--- 37,253 speakers who also speak English very well
--- 22,458 speakers who speak English less than very well

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