A linguistically isolated household is one in which no member 14 years old and over:
In other words, all members 14 years old and over have at least some difficulty with English.
Of the 113,866 households in South Carolina that spoke a language other than English in 2000, 14.0 percent (15,889 households) were linguistically isolated.
Linguistic Isolation of Households: 2000
|South Carolina||United States|
|Not Linguistically Isolated||50,914||84.0||8,199,571||76.1|
|Speak Indo-European Language||37,748||2.5||5,509,602||5.2|
|Not Linguistically Isolated||34,949||92.6||4,654,522||84.5|
|Speak Asian or Pacific Island Language||12,489||0.8||2,755,826||2.6|
|Not Linguistically Isolated||9,474||75.9||1,951,095||70.8|
|Speak Other Language||3,001||0.2||868,907||0.8|
|Not Linguistically Isolated||2,640||88.0||738,677||85.0|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000. SF3, Table P20.
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