The Most Diverse Cities In America - Sorry, Sacramento's NOT on the List!

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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, judging 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 Jersey City, New Jersey  the Most Diverse City in America, scoring a 71.51 overall, and landing at number one for Cultural Diversity. When it comes to Socioeconomic diversity, Silver Springs, Maryland tops the list, while Lawton, Oklahoma is tops for Economic diversity, Union City, New Jersey is number one for Household diversity and Richmond, Virginia tops the list for Religous diversity.

Top Ten Most Diverse Cities In America(click here for the complete list)

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

Other tidbits from the report include:

  • Oakland, California has the most racial and ethnic diversity in the country, while Hialeah, Florida has the least.
  • Jersey City, New Jersey has the most linguistic diversity, while Havre, Montana has the least.
  • Arlington, Virginia has the most birthplace diversity, while Greenville, Mississippi has the least.
  • Richmond, Virginia has the most religious diversity, while Orem, Utah has the least.

Source: WalletHub

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