*LIST* The Most (And Least) Diverse States In The U.S.

It’s no secret that the United States is a melting pot of races and cultures, but it seems there are some places in the country that are way more diverse than others. So, where will you find the most diversity in the U.S.?

  • Well, WalletHub has just come out with their list of the Most and Least Diverse States in the U.S.
  • They judged all 50 states on six key diversity categories including socioeconomic, cultural, economic, household, religious and political.
  • With that in mind, California tops the list as the most diverse state in the U.S., scoring a 70.62 out of 100.
  • California tops the list for socioeconomic and cultural diversity, and is also in the top 10 for household diversity and.
  • Meanwhile, Alaska is tops for economic diversity, Nevada is tops for household diversity, North Dakota is number one for religious diversity and Oregon is tops for political diversity. 

Top Ten Most Diverse States In The U.S.

  1. California
  2. Texas
  3. Hawaii
  4. New Jersey
  5. New York
  6. New Mexico
  7. Florida
  8. Maryland
  9. Nevada
  10. Arizona
  • On the flipside, West Virginia is the least diverse state in the nation, scoring just a 58.72, and landing dead last for both socioeconomic and cultural diversity and in the bottom ten for religious and political diversity. 

Ten Least Diverse States in the U.S.

  1. West Virginia
  2. Maine
  3. Vermont
  4. New Hampshire
  5. Montana
  6. Kentucky
  7. Wyoming
  8. Utah
  9. Iowa
  10. Ohio

Click here to see where your state falls on the list.

Source: WalletHub

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