• Creator
  • Boston Planning and Development Agency
  • Created Date
  • 2017
  • Publisher
  • Boston Planning & Development Agency
    Boston
  • 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 dur... more
    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. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey, BPDA Research Division Analysis. Boston Planning & Development Agency. Exhibited: "Who We Are: Boston Immigration Then and Now," organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, 2017. less
  • Format
  • Maps
  • Rights
  • No known copyright restrictions. No known restrictions on use.