German Named the Second Most Commonly Spoken Language in North Dakota
Other than English, Spanish is the second most common language spoken in the United States. However, North Dakota stands out as one of the seven states with a different language as their second most commonly used.
Residents with German descent make up 44% of North Dakota's population, followed by Norwegian descent at 30%. With that information, it makes sense that German is the language most used behind English.
The six other states with a language more commonly spoken than Spanish are:
- Louisiana - French
- Maine - French
- Vermont - French
- New Hampshire - French
- Hawaii - Tagalog
- Alaska- Yupik
Like any other state, North Dakota is made up of a wide variety of people. The most popular languages spoken from other descents include:
- Kru, Ibo, Yoruba