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 Other LEP Data

LARC Home Page Several organizations provide data on LEP individuals in the United States in many useful forms including maps and charts based on U.S. Census data.

The Migrant Policy Institute (MPI) used 2006 American Community Survey and Census Data on Foreign Born Individuals by State to provide LEP numbers in these categories:

  • Demographic and Social: top countries of birth, naturalization rates, household size;
  • Language and Education: rates of limited English proficiency and levels of educational attainment in 1990, 2000, and 2005, rates of linguistic isolation in 2005;
  • Workforce: the foreign-born share of the workforce, top occupations and industries;
  • Income and Poverty: average incomes, income distributions, poverty rates.

MLA Language Map- The MLA Language Map and its Data Center provide information about more than 47,000,000 people in the United States who speak languages other than English at home.

The Pew Hispanic Center has a wide variety studies on LEP individuals that are Spanish-speaking.

Census Scope- an easy-to-use tool for investigating U.S. demographic trends. The charts and maps can be used to determine many different features of LEP individuals.

Hablamos Juntos- is a project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and administered by the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education & Research, to improve the access to health care services for LEP individuals.

Kids Count Census Data Online- a project by the Annie E. Casey Foundation is an interactive effort to track the status of children in the U.S. on children's issues using Census 2000 data, including the languages spoken at home.

Frequently Asked Questions
Federal LEP
Title VI
Executive Order 13166
DOJ LEP Guidance
Federal Agency Guidance
LEP Topics
Court Access
Domestic Violence
Employment /Unemployment
Food Stamp Program
Health Care Services
Law Enforcement
Legal Services and Attorneys
Public Housing
Social Security
LEP Statistics
Census Data
Other Group Data
Resources and Training
Language Access Guides
Language Access Training
Model LEP Plans
New York Resources

Last Updated: August  11, 2008 ● Empire Justice Center 2008