Houston most diverse city in U.S.Houston most diverse city in U.S.https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=223302019-04-12T05:00:00Z2019-04-12T15:00:00Z

​​​WASHINGTON – Houston is the most diverse city in the U.S., according to a WalletHub ranking. 

​WalletHub compared 501 cities and ranked them based on several key factors. Houston ​​ranked 101st in ​​socioeconomic diversity,​​ 29th in cultural diversity, ​​121st in economic diversity,​​ 110th in household diversity,​ and 53​rd in religious diversity. 

Three other Texas cities—No. 5 Dallas, ​​No. 9 Arlington​, and No. 25 Fort Worth—ranked in the top 30.​ ​

​​Laredo was the least diverse Texas city, ranking 463rd overall. It had the second-least racial/ethnic and age diversity. 

The rest of the top ten rankings are:

  • No. 2 Jersey City, N.J.;

  • No. 3 New York;

  • No. 4 Gaithersburg, Md.;

  • No. 6 Silver Spring, Md.;

  • No. 7 Germantown, Md.;

  • No. 8 Los Angeles​; and

  • No. 10 Long Beach, Calif.

For more on Texas' changing ​demographic makeup, read "The New Texans"​ on the Real Estate Center's website.
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