WASHINGTON – According to a WalletHub study, Texas is the second most diverse state, behind only California.
The Lone Star State ranks fourth in cultural diversity and sixth in religious diversity. It is 13th in both socioeconomic and economic diversity, 14th in household diversity, and 21st in political diversity.
Texas is also second in linguistic diversity, third in industry diversity, fourth in racial and ethnic diversity, and fifth in household size diversity.
Hawaii, New Jersey, and New York rounded out the top five.
Earlier this year, Houston was named the most diverse city in the country.
To determine the rankings, WalletHub compared all 50 states across six key dimensions.
The Texas Real Estate Research Center has a wealth of economic information online for free.