Children living in linguistically isolated households by family nativity in United States
Children living in linguistically isolated households by family nativity
Definition and Source
A linguistically isolated household is defined as a household in which no person 14 years old and over speaks only English, and no person 14 years old and over who speaks a language other than English speaks English "very well". All the members of a linguistically isolated household are tabulated as linguistically isolated, including members under 14 years old who may speak only English.
Children in immigrant families are themselves foreign-born or reside with at least one foreign-born parent. Children in U.S.-born families are both themselves and their resident parents born in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or the Northern Marianas or born abroad of American parents.
The Census Bureau advises that due to methodological changes to data collection, comparisons should be made with caution between 2013 estimates on English-speaking ability and those from prior years.
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Data are provided for the 50 most populous cities according to the most recent Census counts. Cities for which data are collected may change over time.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found atChildren living in linguistically isolated households by family nativity.