Study ranks most diverse cities in America

Study ranks most diverse cities in America
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(WMC) - With immigration policy remaining a hot-button issue in 2019’s political landscape, the personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2019’s Most Diverse Cities in America, as well as accompanying videos.

To determine the places in the U.S. with the most mixed demographics, WalletHub compared the profiles of more than 500 of the largest cities across five major diversity categories: socioeconomic, cultural, economic, household, and religious.

Most Diverse Cities in America

  1. Houston, TX
  2. Jersey City, NJ
  3. New York, NY
  4. Gaithersburg, MD
  5. Dallas, TX
  6. Silver Spring, MD
  7. Germantown, MD
  8. Los Angeles, CA
  9. Arlington, TX
  10. Long Beach, CA

Key Stats

College, Alaska, has the highest income diversity, which is 2.5 times higher than in Youngstown, Ohio, the city with the lowest.Oakland, California, has the highest racial and ethnic diversity, which is four times higher than in Hialeah, Florida, the city with the lowest.Thornton, Colorado, has the highest industry diversity, which is 2.7 times higher than in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the city with the lowest.Caldwell, Idaho, has the highest occupational diversity, which is 2.8 times higher than in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the city with the lowest.

To read the full report and see where Mid-South cities rank, click here.

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