With May being Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and the changing face of America’s population greatly influencing presidential politics, two cities in the state of Washington have been found to be among the most diverse in America.
The personal-finance website, WalletHub, conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Most Diverse Cities in America. It compared the demographic profiles of 313 of the largest cities across four major categories: social class diversity, ethno-racial diversity, economic diversity, and household diversity.
The cities of Renton and Kent are in the top 20.
Here are the rankings of each of them together with the top metrics.
Renton ranks 16th for Diversity:
- 6th – Income Diversity
- 7th – Racial & Ethnic Diversity
- 37th – Language Diversity
Kent ranks 18th for Diversity:
- 19th – Racial & Ethnic Diversity
- 26th – Language Diversity
- 29th – Household-Size Diversity
Other Washington cities that made it into the top 100: Federal Way at No. 39, Yakima at No. 62, Bellevue at No. 87 and Tacoma at No. 100. Seattle was 149th on the list.
For the full report, visit: wallethub.com/edu/most-diverse-cities/12690.