A look at the numbers of households that speak a language other than English at home and what that says about growing diversity of the state

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Demographic estimates released this week by the Census Bureau show Minnesota is more diverse than ever before. One of the biggest indicators of that is language. In cities and towns across the state, more and more people are speaking a language other than English at home. Some people do so out of necessity because they haven't learned English yet. Others want to hold on to their native tongues and become fully bilingual.

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Digitization made possible by the State of Minnesota Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, approved by voters in 2008.

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