US language maps
The US Census Bureau has put together an interactive map of languages other than English spoken in the US – you can look at all speakers of the language, or just those who are not fluent in English, for a range of languages.
Here’s the map for (preferentially) French speakers, showing concentrations in Maine (near French Canada) and Louisiana (Cajun) that I’d expect, groups in the major cities, and a cluster I don’t understand in northwestern Georgia
Thomas Lumley (@tslumley) is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. His research interests include semiparametric models, survey sampling, statistical computing, foundations of statistics, and whatever methodological problems his medical collaborators come up with. He also blogs at Biased and Inefficient See all posts by Thomas Lumley »