Per the City of Rockville: Rockville has been ranked eighth overall and fourth among small cities in the U.S. for its ethnic diversity, once again placing highly in an annual WalletHub study. More than one-third of Rockville’s 67,117 residents were born outside of the U.S.
Rockville and three other Montgomery County municipalities, Gaithersburg, Germantown and Silver Spring, ranked in the top 10 spots among all cities, of any size, in the entire United States.
“The U.S. today is a melting pot of cultures, thanks to increasing ethnic and racial diversification,” WalletHub stated in its Feb. 22 release of the study. “If the trend continues, America will be more colorful than ever by 2045, at which point no single ethnic group will constitute the majority in the U.S. for the first time.”
Germantown took top billing on the small cities’ list of those municipalities with fewer than 100,000 residents. Rockville earned the same high placement among small cities in WalletHub’s 2017-2020 studies.
To identify the most ethnically diverse places in America, WalletHub compared more than 500 of the largest U.S. cities across three key metrics. Rockville ranked 36th overall in ethno-racial diversity, ninth overall in linguistic diversity and 24th overall in birthplace diversity.
The city’s total population is 67,117, according to the results of the 2020 U.S. Census. Of those, 21.6% are Asian, 16.6% are Hispanic or Latino, and 10.9% are black. More than 45 percent speak a language other than English at home.
Read the complete rankings on WalletHub.
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The winter weather has caused slush to accumulate with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) warning of wet and slick spots on the road.
Two Hour Delay: 12/11/2023 at 5:30 AM Schools will open 2 hours later. Before and After school childcare programs and Community Use occur as scheduled
St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies (SMCSO) responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a horse and buggy on Sunday, December 10, 2023, at 11:57 am.
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