Monday, November 14, 2005

Languages - Who Speaks What, and Where?

The Web site for the Modern Language Association has a feature that "displays the locations and numbers of speakers of the thirty languages most commonly spoken in the United States."

If you have a client who seeks to know where a certain language/ethnic background is located, this site is a decent starting point:

The site combines mapping & data tables that are simple to use & understand. Like many sites have done, MLA has taken a lot of information that you can find yourself on the Census Bureau Web site, but re-packaged it in such a way as to make it a snap to find language-related data.

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