People who speak Spanish
16.1% of Westchester County residents speak Spanish at home. Most Spanish-speakers in the county speak English "well" or "very well," while 25.9% of Spanish-speakers (4.2% of the total county population) do not speak English well. People who speak Spanish who don't speak English well are concentrated in Port Chester (16.9% of the village population), Sleepy Hollow (16.3%), Mount Kisco (14.1%), and Peekskill (13.9%).
People who speak other Indo-European languages
9.3% of County residents speak an Indo-European language other than Spanish at home. Only 10.4% of these (1.0% of the county population) do not speak English well. Indo-European speakers who do not speak English well are not particularly concentrated in certain municipalities, but their ranks are highest in Mount Kisco (3.6%), Mount Vernon (2.2%), Eastchester (1.8%), and Yonkers (1.5%).
People who speak Asian and Pacific Islander languages
3.3% of County residents speak an Asian or Pacific Island language at home. 12.8% of these people do not speak English well, representing 0.4% of the total county population. Asian speakers who do not speak English well are concentrated in Tarrytown (1.9%), Harrison (1.4%), Elmsford (1.1%), and Mount Kisco (1.1%).
|Ability to Speak English for Spanish and Indo-European Speakers, 2005-2009|
|Ability to Speak English for Speakers of Asian Languages, 2005-2009|