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

by MCS Staff

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:


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