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Language Data for New Mexico

The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) provides data on Limited English Proficient (LEP) persons by state and county.

state of new mexico outline with zia symbolA language is only listed if the number of LEP speakers of that language is above 5% of the population or 500 persons. To download Migration Policy Institute Data for New Mexico, click here.

The Modern Language Association (MLA) Language Map Data Center offers data on languages spoken at home by persons above the age of 5. It does not offer data on Limited English Proficiency. Data can be searched by state, city, zip code, etc. To access the MLA Data Center, click here.

Courts throughout New Mexico track interpreter usage, as well as encounters between court staff and LEP persons in out-of-courtroom settings, by language. That data may be viewed in each court’s language access plan, accessible here.