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Old 05-01-2015, 08:33 AM
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Good measure by fivethirtyeight. Uses the overall city diversity to compare as a benchmark.

The Most Diverse Cities Are Often The Most Segregated | FiveThirtyEight

Results should be unsurprising. Has to be one of the few times Honolulu and Detroit make a top 10 list together.
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Old 05-01-2015, 11:04 AM
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So I guess the study just looks at diversity based on five "racial" groups(white, black, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American). Which is why Honolulu is considered not diverse on a city-level--they apparently group Japanese, Chinese, Fillipinos, Koreans, Vietnamese, Native Hawaiians, Samoans and other Pacific Islanders as being the same group(along with multi-racial people consisting of possibly those and other groups). But I think in reality, Honolulu is actually one of the more multi-cultural and mixed up places in the US. It's less segregated, because it really is a melting pot. It's a lot different than places on the US-Mexico border in Texas that are almost all Mexican.

I think though that diversity is more than just "racial" groups though(and Hispanics aren't a race even in the nebulous definition of race in the US). There's a lot of diversity within broader groups.
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