New Census Data: Nearly a Third of N.J. Residents Don't Speak English at Home

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Nearly a third of New Jersey residents now speak a language other than English at home and the population of people who were born outside the U.S. continues to grow, New Census data shows. About 2.6 million residents, or 30.7 percent, above the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home, according to U.S.