Foreign Language

Languages Other Than English Spoken at Home for the Population 5 Years and Over

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, San Francisco, California and the United States | 2015

Population Share That Speaks a Language at Home Other Than Exclusively English
2005 2010 2015
Silicon Valley 48% 50% 51%
San Francisco 46% 45% 44%
California 42% 44% 45%
United States 19% 21% 21%

Data Source:

U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey


Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Data for Silicon Valley include Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, and are from the United States Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, for the population five years and over. French includes Patois, Creole, and Cajun. Spanish includes Spanish Creole. German includes other West Germanic languages.

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