Three in 10 Latinx Americans are less-than-fluent English language speakers: Self-reported ability to speak English, and language spoken at home, Latinx and white respondents, 2018

Language spoken at home and ability to speak English, 2018 Latinx White
Speak English less than “very well” 29.0% 1.5%
Language other than English spoken at home 71.6% 5.5%
Only English spoken at home 28.4% 94.5%

Note: White refers to non-Latinx whites; persons whose ethnicity is identified as Latinx may be of any race.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2018 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, [Table S0201].

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