WASHINGTON - Four of the top ten ethnically diverse cities in the United States reside in Montgomery County in Maryland.
According to WalletHub, Gaithersburg, Germantown and Silver Spring rank second, third and fourth respectively in terms of diversity. Rockville finished ninth on the list.
Jersey City, New Jersey finished as the most culturally diverse city while Parkersburg, West Virginia finished at the bottom of the 501 most-populated cities in the country.
WalletHub said it used data from the U.S. Census Bureau to compare the cities on ethnicity and race, language and birthplace.
Three key metrics – ethnoracial diversity, linguistic diversity and birthplace diversity – were used to calculate a “Cultural Diversity Score” to determine the rankings.
See the full rankings here: https://wallethub.com/edu/cities-with-the-most-and-least-ethno-racial-and-linguistic-diversity/10264/