City in New Jersey Named Most Culturally Diverse in the US: Report - NBC New York

City in New Jersey Named Most Culturally Diverse in the US: Report

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    City in New Jersey Named Most Culturally Diverse in the US: Report
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    What to Know

    • financial website WalletHub analyzed the top 500 largest cities in the country to determine the most and least diverse places across U.S.

    • To compile list, WalletHub used three key indicators: ethnoracial diversity rank, linguistic diversity rank and birthplace diversity rank

    • Jersey City, New Jersey, was crowned as the most diverse

    The United States is known as a great melting pot of cultures with increasing diversity.

    With this in mind, the financial website WalletHub analyzed the top 500 largest cities in the country to determine 2019's most and least diverse places across the United States.

    In order to compile the list, WalletHub used three key indicators: ethnoracial diversity rank, linguistic diversity rank and birthplace diversity rank. These individual ranks helped to name a city in New Jersey as the most diverse in the country.

    Jersey City was crowned as the most diverse thanks to it placing in second and first place when it comes to the ethnoracial diversity and linguistic diversity ranks, respectively. The city came in at No. 155 in the birthplace diversity rank.

    Another tri-state city also came in the top 10 as one of the most diverse in the nation.

    New York City placed sixth overall given that came in at No. 6 in the ethnoracial diversity rank, fifth in the linguistic diversity rank and 256th in the birthplace diversity rank.

    To see the complete ranking and learn more about the methodology used to compile the list, click here.

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