Map of the Most Common Second Language By US State (Excluding Spanish)

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The United States is about as culturally diverse as you might expect.

Today I came across an intriguing map that lists the most popular language spoken in every US state (excluding English and Spanish). Many people think the only useful foreign language in the US is Spanish. But in reality there are myriad expats communities across the US in which international cultures flourish. The US, after all, is a nation of immigrants. Does anything on the map below surprise you? Everything on it surprised me with the exception of a few states. For example, I knew there was a large Arab community in Michigan, but I had no idea German was an important language in Ohio. Be sure to check out the full Business Insider article full of fascinating insights.

Source: Business Insider

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