Boston's top 5 foreign languages spoken at home, 2015


Boston's top 5 foreign languages spoken at home, 2015

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Title:
Boston's top 5 foreign languages spoken at home, 2015
Title (alt.):
Boston's top five foreign languages spoken at home, 2015
Description:
This map shows that the top 5 foreign languages spoken at home are Spanish, Chinese, French (Haitian) Creole, Portuguese & Cape Verdean Creole, and Vietnamese. Approximately 37% of Bostonians age five and older speak a language other than English at home, an increase of 4% from 2000 to 2015. The neighborhoods of East Boston, Roxbury, and Mission Hill have the highest percentages of foreign languages spoken at home. In Boston Public Schools during 2016-2017, 45% of the students spoke a language other than English as their first language, while English Language Learner students speak more than 71 different languages as their home language.
Cartographer:
Boston Planning and Development Agency
Name on Item:
Boston Planning & Development Agency
Date:
[2017]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Boston (Mass.)--Maps
Boston (Mass.)--Languages--Maps
830756241
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Publisher:
Boston : Boston Planning & Development Agency
Notes:
"Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey, BPDA Research Division Analysis."
Exhibited: "Who We Are: Boston Immigration Then and Now," organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, 2017.
Extent:
1 map : color
Language:
English
Identifier:
Languages_Spoken_at_Home_acs11_15
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