Quick facts about language communities in Durham

Data USA Statistics (2015):

Most Common Languages:

  1. Spanish
  2. Chinese
  3. African Languages

46, 243 of Durham, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.6%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Durham, NC was Spanish.  11% of the overall population of Durham, NC are native Spanish speakers.  1.2% speak Chinese and 0.78% speak African Languages, the next two most common languages.

Relatively High Languages:

  1. African Languages
  2. French
  3. Urdu

When compared to other census places, Durham, NC has a relatively high number of residents that are native African Languages speakers. In 2015, there were 2,062 native African Languages speakers living in Durham, NC, approximately 2.27 times more than would be expected based on the language's frequency in the US more broadly.

Source: Image and statistics from Data USA