Languages Spoken by Muslims in the USA?

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Do you ever wonder what languages you are hearing around you?  Are you curious where these people are from?  Here’s some stats about our Muslim population from the most recent US census.

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Muslim language speakers in the USA

# speakers

% speakers

Language

2,503,699

100%

924,374

36.92%

Arabic, Modern Standard

397,502

15.88%

Urdu

391,113

15.62%

Farsi, Western

257,740

10.29%

Bengali (Bangladeshi)

133,870

5.35%

Albanian

122,445

4.89%

Somali

116,515

4.65%

Turkish

81,990

3.27%

Indonesian

17,020

0.68%

Kurdi, Behdini

14,580

0.58%

Malay

12,605

0.50%

Pakistan nec3

8,965

0.36%

Sindhi

8,905

0.36%

Uyghur

8,510

0.34%

Sudanic

2,940

0.12%

Tarifit (Morocco)

2,085

0.08%

Azerbaijani, North

1,480

0.06%

Kazakh

550

0.02%

Kyrgyz

305

0.01%

Nubian

205

0.01%

Turkmen

Please pray for our newest neighbors! Thank you!

 

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