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Most Common State Languages

Graph shows 5 most common languages in Oregon. In order of most speakers they are Spanish Vietnaese Chinese Russian Korean  

Under ORS 251.167, the Secretary of State must create and make publicly available a list of the five most commonly spoken languages in the state, other than English, and that list must be based on the best available data and updated at least every 5 years. 

Sources: American Community Survey data, including estimated numbers of limited English proficient individuals who self-evaluate their ability to speak English as “less than very well,” and estimates from the Population Research Center at Portland State University, 2022.