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Old 05-13-2017, 01:01 PM
 
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Poconos got descent mix of people
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Old 05-13-2017, 01:28 PM
 
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Poconos got descent mix of people
True and same with some parts of the Catskills.
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Old 05-14-2017, 12:05 AM
 
Location: SE Pennsylvania
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I'd include Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany, Schenectady, Utica, Troy, Niagara Falls and perhaps even Binghamton, Dunkirk, Amsterdam, Geneva, Monticello, Hudson, Liberty and Ithaca in NY; Harrisburg(including some adjacent/nearby suburbs), York, Reading, Lancaster and perhaps even Chambersburg, Wilkes Barre, Hazleton and Lebanon in PA. Those are just some off of the top of my head.
Ok but how are we rating "diversity"?
Are we talking super diverse, like large amounts of atleast 10-15 different nationalities. Or just large amounts of non whites. Becuz many places in Western NY and S Central Pa, like Buffalo & York/Harrisburg, arent truly diverse, just large amounts of ethnic whites (usually Irish, Italian, German), American blacks, & Puerto Ricans. Not very many Dominicans, Mexicans, South Americans, Caribbean blacks, Africans, French, Poles, Russians, Arabs, Indians, Chinese. True Northeast diversity can be seen throughout the NYC metropolitan area (NYC, westchester, north jersey, central jersey, long island, southwest ct), boston city proper, philly city proper, & suburban dc (pg, montgomery, northern va). Most places outside of that is going to be ethnic whites, american blacks n ricans.
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Old 05-14-2017, 05:56 AM
 
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Ok but how are we rating "diversity"?
Are we talking super diverse, like large amounts of atleast 10-15 different nationalities. Or just large amounts of non whites. Becuz many places in Western NY and S Central Pa, like Buffalo & York/Harrisburg, arent truly diverse, just large amounts of ethnic whites (usually Irish, Italian, German), American blacks, & Puerto Ricans. Not very many Dominicans, Mexicans, South Americans, Caribbean blacks, Africans, French, Poles, Russians, Arabs, Indians, Chinese. True Northeast diversity can be seen throughout the NYC metropolitan area (NYC, westchester, north jersey, central jersey, long island, southwest ct), boston city proper, philly city proper, & suburban dc (pg, montgomery, northern va). Most places outside of that is going to be ethnic whites, american blacks n ricans.
Not necessarily....People may not realize that many Upstate NY cities also get refugees from various parts of Africa and Asia as well. I'd suggest you look or go to Syracuse's inner North Side, Buffalo's West Side or even Utica's Bleeker Street/inner East Side, as all 3 are probably some of the most culturally diverse urban areas in the state. Ithaca is 17% Asian, with a Black mayor/visible Black community and a small, but visible Hispanic population. There are other examples and may be a matter of to what degree.

Some more: https://youtu.be/o0Zm8Z8ZffA
Northside UP - The Northside Urban Partnership | Syracuse, NY

The West Side Bazaar
Resettled Refugees Help To 'Bring Buffalo Back' : NPR
Buffalo’s newest refugees settle in - Buffalo Spree - January 2016 - Buffalo, NY

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/1...y-adopted.html
'Town That Loves Refugees:' Is it perception or reality in Utica? - News - Uticaod - Utica, NY

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Old 05-14-2017, 09:52 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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Excluding NYC region (including New Jersey and Conn), I would guess the next most diverse region in the North East would be the South Jersey area (although you excluded Philly in the OP) or Boston metro. Places like Cambridge will definitely have a lot of diversity. Boston city proper would definitely be the most diverse area in the NE if you're excluding NYC and Philly. I'm guessing you'll find a good amount of diversity around New Haven and Hartford.
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Old 05-14-2017, 10:00 AM
 
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Excluding NYC region (including New Jersey and Conn), I would guess the next most diverse region in the North East would be the South Jersey area (although you excluded Philly in the OP) or Boston metro. Places like Cambridge will definitely have a lot of diversity. Boston city proper would definitely be the most diverse area in the NE if you're excluding NYC and Philly. I'm guessing you'll find a good amount of diversity around New Haven and Hartford.
Providence is up there as well.

Also, what may surprise some people and is rare is that cities like Buffalo and Syracuse have Native American communities that make up at or above the national percentage as well. That is something that not too many other Northeastern cities can claim. For examples, here are a couple of school examples: https://nces.ed.gov/globallocator/sc...D=360585000324

https://nces.ed.gov/globallocator/sc...D=362859003861

https://nces.ed.gov/globallocator/sc...D=362859003864

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Old 05-14-2017, 01:20 PM
 
Location: Downtown & Brooklyn!
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Queens NY is considered by many to be the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world, so there's that.
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Old 05-14-2017, 08:15 PM
 
Location: That star on your map in the middle of the East Coast, DMV
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Excluding NYC region (including New Jersey and Conn), I would guess the next most diverse region in the North East would be the South Jersey area (although you excluded Philly in the OP) or Boston metro. Places like Cambridge will definitely have a lot of diversity. Boston city proper would definitely be the most diverse area in the NE if you're excluding NYC and Philly. I'm guessing you'll find a good amount of diversity around New Haven and Hartford.
The next most diverse would the DC metro area by far.
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Old 05-15-2017, 03:45 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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The next most diverse would the DC metro area by far.
In the OP's early posts he said he is using the official, consensus definition of the northeast, which doesn't include DC. Nice try.....
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Old 05-15-2017, 05:19 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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Providence is up there as well.

Also, what may surprise some people and is rare is that cities like Buffalo and Syracuse have Native American communities that make up at or above the national percentage as well. That is something that not too many other Northeastern cities can claim. For examples, here are a couple of school examples: https://nces.ed.gov/globallocator/sc...D=360585000324

https://nces.ed.gov/globallocator/sc...D=362859003861

https://nces.ed.gov/globallocator/sc...D=362859003864
Yeah, I meant to include Providence in that list! I sometimes forget some of the cities in the greater NE, lol.
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