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The Official Language of the United States

In the last few days, we’ve gotten several searches for the “official language” of the United States.

Did you know, the United States doesn’t actually have an official language? Some states, however, do list English as their official language. 

In fact, the federal government is required to provide access and information about federal programs and federally assisted programs to people with limited English proficiency. 

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Learn about these things and more:

  • The U.S. population increased by nearly 10% since the 2000 census.
  • In 2009, 16.7 percent of people in the United States were not covered by health insurance.
  • Of the 77.3 million people ages 3 and up enrolled in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary schools in 2009, 86.5% were enrolled in public schools in 2009.