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  1. Korean

  2. What country/countries does Korean come from? • South Korea • North Korea • Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture (China) • Estimated 77 million speakers of Korean (2010) • 82.1 million ethnic Koreans in the world

  3. Speakers of Korean in the U.S. • United States: 1,131,096 • California: 375, 383 • LA County: 186, 141  largest population of ethnic Koreans outside of Korea and China • Washington: 49, 475 • King County: 21,000

  4. Where in the U.S. do they reside?

  5. Change in number of speakers

  6. Sources • “Korean language.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 21 June 2014. Web. 25 June 2014. • “Koreans.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 14 June 2014. Web. 25 June 2014. • United States. Census Bureau. "Table B16001: United Sates: Language Spoken at Home by Ability to Speak English for the Population 5 Years and Over, 2012. United States Census 2012. Washington: US Census Bureau. Web. 26 June. 2014. • ---. “Table 1. Twenty Languages Most Frequently Spoken at Home by English Ability for the Population 5 Years and Over: 1990 and 2000. Washington: US Census Bureau. Oct. 2003. Web. 26 June. 2014.