Diversity

Randal Olson

The 5 U.S. Counties Where Racial Diversity Is Highest—and Lowest

Why are Alaska's Aleutian Islands so ethnically mixed? And other questions from a new map of U.S. populations.

The Two Torontos

Don't believe what you're hearing about Rob Ford's ever-loyal supporters. The truth is much more complicated.

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The Paradox of Diverse Communities

It turns out the most cohesive neighborhoods are almost never the most diverse ones. But does that mean we shouldn't fight against self-segregation?

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Americans Vastly Overestimate How Diverse the Country Really Is

Which may help explain how they feel about demographic change.

Sara Johnson

Diversity in the 113th Congress Looks Pathetic When You Plot It On a Map

Race and gender ratios in the U.S. House: Still terrible.

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America's Most Religiously Diverse Cities

Four percent of the country identifies as Jewish, Muslim, Hindu or Buddhist. A peek at where those communities are clustered.

Do We Pay More To Live in Diverse Neighborhoods?

Diverse neighborhoods had higher population growth and stronger property value growth last year – and they’re a bit pricier to begin with.

America's Most Diverse Neighborhoods

More and more suburbs are cropping up as hubs.

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America's Most and Least Diverse Metros

A new study finds ethnic and racial diversity increasing across all types of communities.

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How the Suburbs Gave Birth to America's Most Diverse Neighborhoods

Diverse suburban neighborhoods now outnumber those in their central cities by more than two to one. Can we help guarantee their success?

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Watch These American Cities Segregate, Even As They Diversify

No, we have not reached the end of segregation. Something much more complicated is going on.

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Why Some Cities Are Healthier Than Others

Happiness, form of commute and money all play a role

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The Extraordinary Value of Great Universities

There are few better drivers of economic competitiveness

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The Challenge of Managing Diversity

Lessons I learned from two communities on opposite sides of the world

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How Diversity Leads to Economic Growth

A new study suggests that countries with high levels of diversity are better able to adapt new technologies and ideas