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Top 10 Most (And Least) Racially And Ethnically Diverse Large Cities In The United States, 2020

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Interestingly, the city of Stockton in California has been recognized as the most racially and ethnically diverse large city in the United States for 2020, according to US News and Report, while Oakland, California, and Sacramento, California placed second and third, respectively.

The 2020 rankings placed New York City in fourth ahead of Long Beach, California into fifth; while San Jose, California ranked sixth, and Houston, Texas seventh. Seven of the top ten most racially diverse big cities were in California.

To determine the most racially diverse cities in America, the report calculated a diversity score for each of the 66 U.S. cities with populations of 300,000 or more, based on recent census data.

Overall, among the top 10 most racially and ethnically diverse large city in America for 2020, the eighth, ninth, and tenth positions are held by Los Angeles, California, Fresno, California, and Chicago, Illinois.

Top 10 most racially and ethnically diverse large cities in the United States

  1. Stockton, California
    Population: 311,189
    Population Share:
    White: 49.6%
    Black: 12.7%
    American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.5%
    Asian: 23.6%
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.7%
    Hispanic: 42.2%
  2. Oakland, California
    Population: 429,114
    Population Share:
    White: 42.6%
    Black: 28.2%
    American Indian or Alaska Native: 1.1%
    Asian: 18.6%
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.9%
    Hispanic: 26.5%
  3. Sacramento, California
    Population: 508,517
    Population Share:
    White: 50.4%
    Black: 15.2%
    American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.6%
    Asian: 22.2%
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.3%
    Hispanic: 29.2%
  4. New York City, New York
    Population: 8,398,748
    Population Share:
    White: 49.6%
    Black: 28.5%
    American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.5%
    Asian: 16.7%
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.1%
    Hispanic: 29.2%
  5. Long Beach, California
    Population: 467,353
    Population Share:
    White: 60.3%
    Black: 16.6%
    American Indian or Alaska Native: 1.1%
    Asian: 16.2%
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.8%
    Hispanic: 41.3%
  6. San Jose, California
    Population: 1,030,119
    Population Share:
    White: 46.8%
    Black: 3.5%
    American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.7%
    Asian: 41.9%
    Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 0.6%
    Hispanic: 32.4%
  7. Houston, Texas
    Population: 2,326,090
    Population Share:
    White: 62.4%
    Black: 26.0%
    American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.4%
    Asian: 8.4%
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.1%
    Hispanic: 44.9%
  8. Los Angeles, California
    Population: 3,990,469
    Population Share:
    White: 67.0%
    Black: 11.2%
    American Indian or Alaska Native: 1.0%
    Asian: 15.6%
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.2%
    Hispanic: 48.9%
  9. Fresno, California
    Population: 530,073
    Population Share:
    White: 69.0%
    Black: 7.6%
    American Indian or Alaska Native: 1.7%
    Asian: 16.4%
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.2%
    Hispanic: 49.5%
  10. Chicago, Illinois
    Population: 2,705,988
    Population Share:
    White: 56.6%
    Black: 32.5%
    American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.3%
    Asian: 7.4%
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
    Hispanic: 28.7%

Top 10 least racially and ethnically diverse large cities in the United States: The city of El Paso in Texas has been recognized as the least racially and ethnically diverse large city in the United States for 2020, according to CEOWORLD magazine, while Detroit, MI, and Lexington, KY placed second and third, respectively. Among the top 5 least racially and ethnically diverse large city in America for 2020, the fourth and fifth positions are held by Portland, OR and Louisville, KY.

  1. El Paso, TX
    Total Population: 682,686
    Population Share:
    White: 90.18%
    Black: 3.73%
    Asian: 1.70%
    American Indian: 0.47%
    Hispanic: 80.68%
  2. Detroit, MI
    Total Population: 713,777
    Population Share:
    White: 10.94%
    Black: 85.27%
    Asian: 1.09%
    Hispanic: 6.82%
  3. Lexington, KY
    Total Population: 323,780
    Population Share:
    White: 75.38%
    Black: 14.39%
    Asian: 3.64%
    American Indian: 0.25%
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
    Hispanic: 9.02%
  4. Portland, OR
    Total Population: 583,776
    Population Share:
    White: 79.47%
    Black: 6.56%
    Asian: 7.46%
    American Indian: 1.07%
    Hispanic: 9.39%
  5. Louisville, KY
    Total Population: 597,337
    Population Share:
    White: 71.81%
    Black: 23.29%
    Asian: 2.20%
    American Indian: 0.70%
    Non-native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders: 0.09%
    Hispanic: 4.48%
  6. Pittsburgh, PA
    Total Population: 305,704
    Population Share:
    White: 66.52%
    Black: 26.28%
    Asian: 4.44%
    Hispanic: 2.28%
  7. Omaha, NE
    Total Population: 408,958
    Population Share:
    White: 78.48%
    Black: 14.69%
    Asian: 2.63%
    American Indian: 0.89%
    Hispanic: 13.09%
  8. Memphis, TN
    Total Population: 646,889
    Population Share:
    White: 30.63%
    Black: 66%
    Asian: 1.63%
    American Indian: 0.25%
    Hispanic: 6.49%
  9. Colorado Springs, CO
    Total Population: 416,427
    Population Share:
    White: 83.41%
    Black: 6.67%
    Asian: 3.20%
    American Indian: 1.02%
    Non-native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders: 0.33%
    Hispanic: 16.06%
  10. Corpus Christi, TX
    Total Population: 305,215
    Population Share:
    White: 89.59%
    Black: 4.81%
    Asian: 2.04%
    American Indian: 0.70%
    Non native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders: 0.09%
    Hispanic: 59.69%
Anna Papadopoulos

Anna Papadopoulos

Deputy Managing Editor
Anna Papadopoulos is a Deputy Managing Editor at CEOWORLD magazine, covering success, business, lifestyle, entrepreneurship, careers and more. Shea is responsible for driving thought leadership, using data analytics to showcase CEOWORLD magazine’s editorial imagination, and fostering knowledge sharing between magazine and readers. She can be reached on email anna-papadopoulos@ceoworld.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.