With over 40% of registered residents being born outside of the US, there are hundreds of different languages spoken.
New York City has the largest Chinese population of any city outside of Asia. More people of West Indian ancestry live in New York City than any city outside of the West Indies. New York has the largest Puerto Rican population of any city in the world. More Dominicans live in New York than any other city in the world, barring Santo Domingo. Over 2.4 million Hispanics reside in New York City, more than any other city in the United States. The Black nonhispanic population of New York City numbered over 2 million, which is more than double the count in any other U.S. city. There are more than a million Jewish people residing in NYC, making it the largest Jewish community outside of Israel.