According to a study by Wallet Hub, four of the top 10 most diverse cities in the country are in Montgomery County, outranking San Francisco.
The finance website placed Germantown, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, and Rockville in its top ten “2022’s Most Ethnically Diverse Cities in the U.S.” list.
Wallet Hub compared 501 of the largest U.S. cities using the three following key metrics:
- Ethnoracial Diversity
- Linguistic Diversity
- Birthplace Diversity
According to the 2022 findings, Jersey City, New Jersey is the most ethnically diverse city in the country.
Germantown, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, and Rockville followed at number two, three, four, and ten respectively.
Interestingly enough, when comparing diversity in small cities, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Silver Spring, and Rockville are ranked number one through four, respectively.
The top 10 most diverse cities in America were in order Jersey City, N.J.; Germantown, Md.; Gaithersburg, Md.; Silver Spring, Md.; Spring Valley, Nev.; New York, N.Y.; Kent, Wash; San Jose, Calif.; Oakland, Calif.; and Rockville, Md.
You can view the entire report here.