Legal Status of official English in Nebraska
Official English law in Nebraska
English became the official language of Nebraska in 1920, when 63% of voters enacted it via constitutional amendment.
NEBRASKA STATE CONSTITUTION,
ARTICLE I, SECTION 27 – English Language to be Official (1920)
The English language is hereby declared to be the official language of this State, and all official proceedings, records and publications shall be in such language, and the common school branches shall be taught in said language in public, private, denominational and parochial schools.
LANGUAGES SPOKEN IN NEBRASKA
|125,654||All languages other than English combined|
|77,655||Spanish or Spanish Creole|
|3,631||French (incl. Patois, Cajun)|
|1,234||Other Native North American languages|
|381||Portuguese or Portuguese Creole|