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Houston is America’s Most Diverse City

December 22, 2016

Houston today is a look at the future of the United States. With no ethnic majority, Houston is the most diverse city in the nation.


Facts About Houston’s Diversity

Houston Is America's Most Diverse City
  • Houston is more racially and ethnically diverse than the nation, with no ethnic majority and a breakdown of 37% Hispanic, 37% Anglo, 17% Black, 8% Asian. – US Census Bureau, ACS 2015
  • Houston contains the nation’s fourth-largest Hispanic population, 7th largest Black population, and 7th largest Asian population – 2015 American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census
Houston Is America's Most Diverse City
  • 145 languages spoken
  • Nearly one in four Houstonians are foreign born
  • More than 70 local and global cuisines can be found in Houston

Read The Rice Kinder Institute For Urban Research here

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