WalletHub study of 2019’s Most Diverse Cities in America

With immigration policy remaining a hot-button issue in 2019’s political landscape, the personal-finance website WalletHub 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   Least Diverse Cities in America
1 Houston, TX   492 Morgantown, WV
2 Jersey City, NJ   493 Westbrook, ME
3 New York, NY   494 Lewiston, ID
4 Gaithersburg, MD   495 Kalispell, MT
5 Dallas, TX   496 Barre, VT
6 Silver Spring, MD   497 Keene, NH
7 Germantown, MD   498 Rochester, NH
8 Los Angeles, CA   499 Orem, UT
9 Arlington, TX   500 Bangor, ME
10 Long Beach, CA   501 Provo, UT

 
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 view the full report and your city’s rank, please visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/most-diverse-cities/12690/

This article was released by WalletHub.