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Languages Other Than English in the U.S.

According to the Census Bureau’s 2006-2008 American Community Survey, released in April 2010, there are currently 325 languages spoken in the United States. They are as follows:
 

Abnaki, Achinese, Achumawi, African, Afrikaans, Ahtena, Alabama, Albanian, Aleut, Algonquian, American Indian, Amharic, Apache, Arabic, Arapaho, Arawakian, Arikara, Armenian, Assamese, Athapascan, Atsina, Atsugewi, Aymara, Azerabaijani, Aztecan, Balinese, Balochi, Bantu, Basque, Bengali, Berber, Bielorussian, Bihari, Bikol, Bisayan, Blackfoot, Bulgarian, Burmese, Caddo, Cahuilla, Cajun, Cambodian, Cantonese, Carolinian, Catalonian, Caucasian, Cayuga, Chadic, Cham, Chamorro, Chasta Costa, Chemehuevi, Cherokee, Chetemacha, Cheyenne, Chibchan, Chinese, Chinook Jargon, Chiricahua, Chiwere, Choctaw, Chumash, Clallam, Cocomaricopa, Coeur D'alene, Columbia, Comanche, Cowlitz, Cree, Croatian, Crow, Cupeno, Cushite, Czech, Dakota, Danish, Delaware, Delta River Yuman, Diegueno, Dravidian, Dutch, Efik, Eskimo, Estonian, Faroese, Fijian, Finnish, Foothill North Yokuts, Formosan, Fox, French, French Cree, French Creole, Frisian, Fuchow, Fulani, German, Gilbertese, Gondi, Greek, Gujarati, Gullah, Gur, Haida, Hakka, Havasupai, Hawaiian, Hawaiian Pidgin, Hebrew, Hidatsa, Hindi, Hmong, Hopi, Hungarian, Hupa, Icelandic, Ilocano, India n.e.c.2, Indonesian, Ingalit, Inupik, Irish Gaelic, Iroquois, Italian, Jamaican Creole, Japanese, Javanese, Jicarilla, Kachin, Kan, Hsiang, Kannada, Kansa, Karachay, Karen, Karok, Kashmiri, Kazakh, Keres, Khoisan, Kickapoo, Kiowa, Kirghiz, Klamath, Koasati, Korean, Koyukon, Krio, Kru, Ibo, Yoruba, Kuchin, Kurdish, Kusaiean, Kutenai, Kwakiutl, Ladino, Laotian, Lapp, Lettish, Lithuanian, Luiseno, Lusatian, Luxembourgian, Macedonian, Makah, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Mandan, Mandarin, Mande, Maori, Mapuche, Marathi, Marquesan, Marshallese, Mayan languages, Mbum, Melanesian, Menomini, Miami, Miao-yao, Mien, Micmac, Micronesian, Mikasuki, Misumalpan, Mohave, Mohawk, Mokilese, Mon-Khmer, Mongolian, Mono, Mortlockese, Mountain Maidu, Munda, Muskogee, Navajo, Nepali, Nez Perce, Nilo-hamitic, Nilotic, Niuean, Nomlaki, Nootka, Northern Paiute, Northwest Maidu, Norwegian, Nubian, Nukuoro, Ojibwa, Okanogan, Omaha, Oneida, Onondaga, Oriya, Osage, Other Uralic languages, Oto – Manguen, Ottawa, Pacific Gulf Yupik, Paiute, Pakistan n.e.c. 2, Palau, Paleo-siberian, Pampangan, Pangasinan, Panjabi, Papia Mentae, Pashto, Passamaquoddy, Patois, Pawnee, Pennsylvania Dutch, Penobscot, Persian, Pidgin, Pima, Polish, Polynesian, Pomo, Ponapean, Ponca, Portuguese, Potawatomi, Puget Sound Salish, Quechua, Quinault, Rajasthani, Rarotongan, Rhaeto-romanic, Romanian, Romany, Russian, Sahaptian, Saharan, Salish, Samoan, Santiam, Saramacca, Scottic Gaelic, Sebuano, Seneca, Serbian, Serbocroatian, Serrano, Shawnee, Shoshoni, Sierra Miwok, Sindhi, Sinhalese, Siuslaw, Slovak, Slovene, Sonoran, Spanish, Spokane, St Lawrence Island Yupik, Sudanic, Swahili, Swedish, Syriac, Tachi, Tadzhik, Tagalog, Tamil, Tanaina, Tarascan, Telugu, Tewa, Thai, Tibetan, Tiwa, Tlingit, Tokelauan, Tongan, Tonkawa, Towa, Trukese, Tsimshian, Tungus, Tupi-guarani, Turkish, Turkmen, Tuscarora, Uighur, Ukrainian, Ulithean, Upper Chinook, Urdu, Ute, Vietnamese, Walapai, Washo, Welsh, Wichita, Winnebago, Wintun, Woleai-ulithi, Wu, Yapese, Yaqui, Yavapai, Yiddish, Yuchi, Yuma, Yupik, Yurok, Zuni

 
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