Adult Learners:
Percent of Adults Age 18 to 64 Who Speak English Poorly or Not at All

For the Year

Click the trendline icon for trendline data.
Download as:

Percent of Adults Age 18 to 64 Who Speak English Poorly or Not at All 2008Speak only EnglishSpeak English very wellSpeak English wellDoes not speak English wellDoes not speak English at all
Alabama
1.4277101364141249212830912930
Alaska
1.239599340616161464775723
Arizona
8.92768908607147192574204589142883
Arkansas
2.2163693750786212762477713792
California
13.2131746154990623204790620116511062944
Colorado
4.7267033129385210258611530737548
Connecticut
4.217340532830011006787080221698
Delaware
2.44830693791512951102012667
Florida
7.080208111672886662744540823240891
Georgia
4.3533458639022916800018061982814
Hawaii
4.360498010936063011306863887
Idaho
2.98329085370617739172179917
Illinois
5.96260992980178418547357088126235
Indiana
1.73682605163864620874796620935
Iowa
1.717326816607227141237897434
Kansas
2.7155075699746415823303514387
Kentucky
1.125834956515426654221416576
Louisiana
1.3255339814460437489308475810
Maine
0.578693240275903129241151
Maryland
3.130215183427971389588479025920
Massachusetts
4.8327926552143319693514198059381
Michigan
1.657570083345361197108319019777
Minnesota
2.42988195182143683265946821415
Mississippi
1.117356104195013003130346951
Missouri
1.43482263118811435323879512349
Montana
0.45732672459948841802344
Nebraska
2.99846455004424895228228639
Nevada
9.1115617621952711058410107647233
New Hampshire
0.9787707442611420663521174
New Jersey
6.93845051908359357314277631103178
New Mexico
5.3780313324091552224155022720
New York
7.587158631980849855127694371246559
North Carolina
3.7522804627986511908914590368893
North Dakota
0.33955251322635121181141
Ohio
1.06732412277576943025499315997
Oklahoma
2.52039149112388390783981816976
Oregon
4.52059978175665687447111136842
Pennsylvania
1.8703343445907015388810708535900
Rhode Island
5.054078674000289372221811794
South Carolina
1.9264073089040383333678016468
South Dakota
0.845645719132745139080
Tennessee
1.83688214116067569914991019256
Texas
9.898173812867555958311923085553324
Utah
3.91393322144117437754514719292
Vermont
0.83850501439331922393924
Virginia
3.1428083940525516181711756035922
Washington
4.4350787935527117197812888457395
West Virginia
0.311271531894042883110180
Wisconsin
1.83283106169612595415105012299
Wyoming
1.231634315066317524421522
Nation
5.515195502520898475808498871383443295349

 Source: American Community Survey (Public Use Microdata Samples)