City of Houston
Mayor Sylvester Turner

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Top 5 Languages Spoken in Houston

Whenever we design programs, we have to keep in mind the language abilities of people who need help. The American Community Survey makes estimates of languages spoken at home for Houston:

Top 5 Languages Spoken in Houston

 TotalPercent
Total Population2,045,556100%
Speak only English1,082,04253%
Spanish or Spanish Creole774,76338%
Vietnamese31,8512%
Chinese27,2971%
Arabic12,1611%
French11,3541%
Source: 2015 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates (Language Spoken at Home for the Population 5 years and Over)