WORCESTER - For the second year in a row, Worcester has been ranked in the top 100 most diverse cities in America out of more than 500 U.S. cities, according to a new report from WalletHub.
The report -- 2021's Most Diverse Cities in America -- ranks Worcester #89 overall out of 501 cities. WalletHub compared each city across five major diversity categories: household diversity, religious diversity, socioeconomic diversity, cultural diversity and economic diversity.
Through a particular methodology used by WalletHub, Worcester achieved a diversity score of 67.94 [the most diverse city, Houston, Texas, received a score of 71.87] and were attributed overall rankings for each diversity category: socioeconomic [#232, cultural [#73], economic [#418], household [#126], and religious [#286].
Among midsize cities in America, Worcester ranked #26 out of 144 cities with populations between 100,000 to 300,000 residents.
To see how Worcester compared to the rest of the cities in Massachusetts, New England and across the country, please scroll the map below: