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English is the main language of New Mexico spoken by 65% of the population, followed by Spanish, spoken by about 28% of the population. The New Mexico dialect of Spanish is unique, and is based on 17th Century Spanish.

The only other major language in New Mexico is Navajo, spoken by about 3.5% of the population.


The remaining Native American languages account for less than 2% of the population:

  1. Apache
  2. Cherokee
  3. Dakota
  4. Pima
  5. Yupik
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English and Spanish are the dominant languages.
In addition to English and Spanish, the Navajo language is spoken in New Mexico by about 4% of the population. Residents of the Nambe, Pojoaque, San Ildefonso, Santa Clara. Ohkay Owingeh and Tesque Pueblos speak Tewa.
English, Spanish, and Navajo.

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New Mexico has no official language, but the spoken languages are: English 82%, Spanish 29%, and Navajo 4%.

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New Mexico is a state in the United States of America, so the primary language is English. However, Spanish also has a strong presence there.

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There are about 12 different languages spoken in New Mexico

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English is almost universally used.

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