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    New York City:Languages

    February 12, 2014 by Newyorkcity89

    In 2010, the most common American English accents spoken, besides General American English, were the New York City area dialect (including New York Latino English and North Jersey English), Hudson Valley English (including the Western New England accent around Albany), and Inland Northern American English in Buffalo and western New York State. As many as 800 languages are spoken in New York City,[71][72] making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world. 

    As of 2010, 70.72% (12,788,233) of New York residents aged 5 and older spoke English at home as a primary language, while 14.44% (2,611,903) spoke Spanish, 2.61% (472,955) Chinese(which includes Cantonese and Mandarin), 1.20% (216,468) Russian, 1.18% (213,785) Italian, 0.79% (142…

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