Which counties are English speaking in the U.S.?

By MEGHAN KINNEHANAssociated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — English speaking counties are more common in the United States than most people realize, and they account for almost a quarter of all the counties in the country, a new study finds.

The study was published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience.

The new analysis was based on census records from the U,S.

Census Bureau.

The bureau says there are more than 5,000 counties in 18 U.