Limited English Proficiency (LEP)


In determining translations and policies regarding language access, it’s also imperative to consider limited English proficiency (LEP). The bar graph below, created in partnership with AAPI Data, shows the percentage of Asian American LEP populations based on Census and American Community Survey data from 2015. Some additional LEP data from the Census Bureau can be found at

A map of LEP populations in Washington state can be found here:

AAPI DATA Asian American (Alone) with Limited English Proficiency