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Old 11-28-2016, 03:28 PM
 
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They can be a diverse metro area, I just want an area in the larger metro that isn't super diverse. I hear Houston is really diverse but aren't there areas that aren't too diverse? How about San Diego? I think Orange County would be a nice, I will look into that. Thanks again for all your responses! I love them! Keep them coming!
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Old 11-28-2016, 03:50 PM
 
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San Diego or Seattle
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Old 11-28-2016, 06:33 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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Miami fits all of your criteria. Major top 12 city, 70% hispanic within the city so not that diverse, right at the beach, warm weather, a bit materialistic, and lots of things to do.
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Old 11-28-2016, 06:44 PM
 
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Miami fits all of your criteria. Major top 12 city, 70% hispanic within the city so not that diverse, right at the beach, warm weather, a bit materialistic, and lots of things to do.
I like what you did there.
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Old 11-29-2016, 06:47 AM
 
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miami fits all of your criteria. Major top 12 city, 70% hispanic within the city so not that diverse, right at the beach, warm weather, a bit materialistic, and lots of things to do.
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Old 11-29-2016, 07:01 AM
 
Location: Clemson, SC by way of Tyler,TX
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Miami fits all of your criteria. Major top 12 city, 70% hispanic within the city so not that diverse, right at the beach, warm weather, a bit materialistic, and lots of things to do.
Yeah, that's probably not the type of homogenity the op was referring to.
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Old 11-29-2016, 08:56 AM
 
Location: South Austin, 78745
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They can be a diverse metro area, I just want an area in the larger metro that isn't super diverse. I hear Houston is really diverse but aren't there areas that aren't too diverse?
What is your definition of "too diverse"? Can you give a number? More specifically, a percentage point? Would a 10% minority population be more diverse than what you are looking for?

There are probably some neighborhoods in Houston that are nearly 100% populated with one race or another, but it won't be too long of a walk to a more diverse area. Whenever you go out in public in Houston metro area, there's about a 99% chance you'll see people of all races, ethnicities, nationalities out and about taking care of their business. There's no way you can avoid it. It's part of the culture of Houston. That's one of my favorite things about Houston, is that the people come from everywhere, all over the world.

When I lived in Indiana in the 60's and 70's , I never met anybody that wasn't white or black or from Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, or Alabama. I never heard the word diversity used in Indiana.

I would say the least diverse places in Houston would be in bars, nightclubs, and churches.

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Old 11-29-2016, 04:14 PM
 
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Again, it depends on what kind of "diversity" you're talking about. For example, NYC isn't politically diverse, yet it IS racially diverse. There are many categories of "diversity". From what I'm reading, you're going to be hard pressed to find a top-10 population city that is politically diverse. The closest to it I can think of is Jacksonville.
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Old 11-29-2016, 09:36 PM
 
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Again, it depends on what kind of "diversity" you're talking about. For example, NYC isn't politically diverse, yet it IS racially diverse. There are many categories of "diversity". From what I'm reading, you're going to be hard pressed to find a top-10 population city that is politically diverse. The closest to it I can think of is Jacksonville.
You can definitely find pockets of Republicans in NYC. Staten Island, parts of Brooklyn and Queens are pretty red.

Read the first post again and it should be obvious that diversity is a code word for racial minorities. OP singled out white people when discussing political leaning.

I just have a hard time believing that someone who's that nervous around minorities would want to live in a large, top ten city. It is easy enough for rich white folks to segregate into exclusive suburbs in all of the large metros but to make it an explicit requirement for the city is just bizarre in this day and age.
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Old 11-29-2016, 11:33 PM
 
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You can definitely find pockets of Republicans in NYC. Staten Island, parts of Brooklyn and Queens are pretty red.

Read the first post again and it should be obvious that diversity is a code word for racial minorities. OP singled out white people when discussing political leaning.

I just have a hard time believing that someone who's that nervous around minorities would want to live in a large, top ten city. It is easy enough for rich white folks to segregate into exclusive suburbs in all of the large metros but to make it an explicit requirement for the city is just bizarre in this day and age.
It's not an explicit requirement it's a preference actually. And there can be minorities I just don't want to be the minority. I thought usually in most metros there are super diverse areas and not so diverse areas. I want to live in a not so diverse area, but I know all metros are pretty diverse but aren't there not so diverse areas?

So far I have Seattle, San Diego, and Orange County to look into.

What do you guys think about Dever, Phoenix, and Northside of Chicago? I know that knocks off some of my preferences. Any other ideas?
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