Connecticut is the perfect place for advancing bilingual education. In Connecticut, 22.4% of residents speak at least one other language than English. This is slightly greater than the national average of 21%. The most common of these languages is Spanish, followed by French and then Polish. Please see the table below to learn more about what the language landscape currently looks like in the State of Connecticut (Data USA, 2015).
Most Commonly Spoken Languages in Connecticut
|World Language||CT Population|
|Spanish or Spanish Creole||400,805|
|French (Including Patois or French Creole)||51,177|
|Portuguese or Portuguese Creole||35,286|
|A Chinese Language||28,494|
|Other Indian Languages||12,189|