How many Spanish speakers are there in the US?
Did you know that the Spanish language is the second most used language in the United States? This is the main reason it is also called American Spanish. Keep in mind that the Spanish language has been present since the 16th and 17th centuries with the arrival of Spanish colonists in areas that would later become the states of Florida, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and California and of the Spanish explorers. There are 38.3 million Spanish speakers in the US.