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12/10/2012 01:21 pm ET Updated 4 days ago

New York City Languages: Just 51 Percent Of New Yorkers Speak Only English At Home (INFOGRAPHIC)

Considering that New York City is one of the most diverse places on the planet, it's not surprising that just 51 percent of New Yorkers speak only English at home, according to the most recent data provided by Census Bureau's American Community Survey.

The other 49 percent also speak languages from across the globe. Spanish and Chinese are, unsurprisingly, the leading second tongues of the Big Apple.

To see the most and least common languages spoken in the city, WNYC constructed the helpful chart below:

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