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United States Diversity Index: 64.3



State Ranking by Diversity Index (as of July 1, 2018)

The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


State Diversity Index
1. Hawaii 83.5
2. California 82.9
3. New Mexico 77.5
4. Nevada 77.0
5. Texas 75.3
6. Arizona 71.5
7. New York 70.6
8. New Jersey 69.7
9. Maryland 67.8
10. Florida 65.4
11. Georgia 65.1
12. Illinois 63.9
13. Alaska 61.6
14. Virginia 60.5
15. Oklahoma 60.0
16. Delaware 59.7
17. North Carolina 59.6
18. Connecticut 59.5
19. Colorado 57.9
20. Washington 57.2
21. Louisiana 57.0
22. Mississippi 55.4
23. Rhode Island 55.2
24. South Carolina 54.6
25. Massachusetts 53.5
26. Alabama 52.2
27. Arkansas 49.4
28. Oregon 49.0
29. Kansas 46.8
30. Utah 46.3
31. Tennessee 45.8
32. Pennsylvania 44.8
33. Nebraska 44.0
34. Michigan 43.8
35. Indiana 40.7
36. Idaho 40.6
37. Minnesota 38.8
38. Ohio 38.2
39. Missouri 38.0
40. Wisconsin 37.6
41. Wyoming 35.6
42. South Dakota 35.1
43. Iowa 30.6
44. Kentucky 30.4
45. North Dakota 29.2
46. Montana 27.9
47. New Hampshire 21.0
48. West Virginia 16.4
49. Vermont 15.5
50. Maine 14.3