Connecticut Language Landscape

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 LanguageCT Population
Spanish or Spanish Creole400,805
French (Including Patois or French Creole)51,177
Polish39,323
Portuguese or Portuguese Creole35,286
A Chinese Language28,494
Italian28,087
Hindi13,121
Arabic12,319
Other Indian Languages12,189
Data USA, 2015

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