The Most Diverse Cities In America Are...


America is made up of a diverse group of people in all colors, nationalities and religions, but there will always be some cities that represent the diversity of our nation more than others.

  • Well, WalletHub has just come out with a list of the Most Diverse Cities in America.
  • They judged 501 of the largest cities across 13 metrics in areas of Socioeconomic, Cultural, Economic, Household, and Religious Diversity.
  • So with all that in mind, the site has named Houston, Texas the Most Diverse City in America, scoring a 71.87 overall, although it doesn’t land on top or in the Top Ten in any of the catgories.
  • When it comes to Socioeconomic diversity, Silver Springs, Maryland tops the list, while Jersey City, New Jersey is tops for Cultural diversity and Badger, Arkansas is tops for Economic diversity.
  • Clarksburg, West Virginia is number one for Household diversity and Richmond, Virginia tops the list for Religious diversity. 

Top Ten Most Diverse Cities In America

  1. Houston, TX
  2. Jersey City, NJ
  3. New York, NY
  4. Dallas, TX
  5. Los Angeles, CA
  6. Gaithersburg, MD
  7. Silver Springs, MD
  8. Arlington, TX
  9. Long Beach, CA
  10. Chicago, IL 
  • As for the least diverse city in the U.S. that would be Provo, Utah, which scores only a 55.38 out of 100.

Other tidbits from the report include: 

  • Oakland, California has the most racial and ethnic diversity in the country, while Hialeah, Florida has the least.
  • San Jose, California has the most linguistic diversity, while Clarksburg, West Virginia has the least.
  • Jackson,Wyoming has the most birthplace diversity, while Greenville, Mississippi has the least.
  • Richmond, Virginia has the most religious diversity, while Orem and Provo, Utah have the least.


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