Germantown is 2nd Most Ethnically Diverse City/Area in the Country, According to Report

The personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Most & Least Ethnically Diverse Cities, with 4 of the top 10 cities/areas listed being in Montgomery County, including Germantown being ranked as the 2nd most ethnically diverse city/area in the country.

To identify the most ethnically diverse places in America, WalletHub compared more than 500 of the largest U.S. cities across three key metrics: ethnoracial diversity, linguistic diversity and birthplace diversity. Germantown came in at number 2, Gaithersburg came in at number 3, Silver Spring at number 4, and Rockville came in 10th out of over 500 caress listed. Jersey City, New Jersey came in 1st. Below you’ll see the breakdown for each area:

Ethnic Diversity in Germantown (1=Most Diverse; 250=Avg.):

  • 2nd – Ethnoracial Diversity
  • 5th – Linguistic Diversity
  • 81st – Birthplace Diversity

Ethnic Diversity in Gaithersburg (1=Most Diverse; 250=Avg.):

  • 5th – Ethnoracial Diversity
  • 4th – Linguistic Diversity
  • 73rd – Birthplace Diversity

Ethnic Diversity in Silver Spring (1=Most Diverse; 250=Avg.):

  • 11th – Ethnoracial Diversity
  • 15th – Linguistic Diversity
  • 29th – Birthplace Diversity

Ethnic Diversity in Rockville (1=Most Diverse; 250=Avg.):

  • 40th – Ethnoracial Diversity
  • 11th – Linguistic Diversity
  • 27rd – Birthplace Diversity

For the full report, please visit:

Recent Stories

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich released his weekly update to the community. It’s available via video above or written below:

A site plan was submitted earlier this month by Rosenfeld Investments for the redevelopment of Loehmann’s Plaza at 5200 Randolph Rd. in Rockville. Renderings available below, courtesy of Montgomery Planning.

Catherine Ladd, a 1st grade teacher at Wood Acres Elementary in Bethesda (MCPS), is a semi-finalist for “America’s Favorite Teacher.”

The Montgomery County Council has announced it will commemorate Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month on Tuesday, May 21 at 1 pm.

FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival

Get ready to experience the vibrant colors, tantalizing flavors, and infectious rhythms of the Caribbean at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival! Hosted by RHU LLC, this exciting festival is set to take place on May 18, 2024, at the picturesque 16700 Barnesville Rd in Boyds, MD.

Step into a world where the Caribbean spirit comes alive! From 12:00 PM onwards, immerse yourself in a sensory journey that celebrates the unique culture, cuisine, and music of the Caribbean. Whether you’re an African American, a Reggae or Soca music enthusiast, a wine lover, or part of the vibrant Caribbean diaspora, this festival promises to delight and captivate you in every way.

Read More


Subscribe to our mailing list