2021’s Most Diverse Cities in America

With the U.S. needing to stamp out hatred after anti-Asian hate crimes spiked by nearly 150% in 2020, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’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 491. Huntington, WV/ Saco, ME
2. Jersey City, NJ 493. Parkersburg, WV
3. New York, NY 494. Lewiston, ID
4. Dallas, TX 495. Rochester, NH
5. Los Angeles, CA 496. Keene, NH
6. Gaithersburg, MD 497. Barre, VT
7. Silver Spring, MD 498. Bangor, ME
8. Arlington, TX 499. Orem, UT
9. Long Beach, CA 500. Brattleboro, VT
10. Danbury, CT/ Chicago, IL 501. Provo, UT

Key Stats

  • Bloomington, Minnesota, has the highest income diversity, which is 2.3 times higher than in Camden, New Jersey, the city with the lowest.
  • Oakland, California, has the highest racial and ethnic diversity, which is 3.9 times higher than in Hialeah, Florida, the city with the lowest.
  • Thornton, Colorado, has the highest industry diversity, which is 2.8 times higher than in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the city with the lowest.
  • Caldwell, Idaho, has the highest occupational diversity, which is three 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

Please let me know if you have any questions or if you would like to schedule a phone, Skype or in-studio interview with one of our experts. Feel free to embed this YouTube video summarizing the study on your website. You can also use or edit these raw files as you see fit.

 

By Melanie Nathan
African Human Rights Coalition
(nathan@africanHRC.org)
Executive Director
AfricanHRC.org
Speaker:Melnathan.com
Blog: Oblogdee.Blog
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One thought on “2021’s Most Diverse Cities in America

  1. I visited Israel a number of years ago. It is more friendly to GLBTQ people than any other country in the area. Before the virus, gay pride parades were common. Palestinians are hostile to gay rights as are all Arab countries, many of which criminalize gays.

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