WalletHub recently compared all 50 states in regards to 6 key diversity categories. The 6 main categories are:

  • Socioeconomic Diversity
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Economic Diversity
  • Household Diversity
  • Religious Diversity
  • Political Diversity

Here is how all 50 states ranked.

  1. California
  2. Texas
  3. Hawaii
  4. New Jersey
  5. New York
  6. New Mexico
  7. Maryland
  8. Florida
  9. Nevada
  10. Illinois
  11. Arizona
  12. Virginia
  13. Georgia
  14. Connecticut
  15. Alaska
  16. Massachusetts
  17. Delaware
  18. Colorado
  19. Washington
  20. North Carolina
  21. Rhode Island
  22. Oklahoma
  23. Louisiana
  24. South Carolina
  25. Kansas
  26. Nebraska
  27. Minnesota
  28. Oregon
  29. Pennsylvania
  30. Mississippi
  31. Alabama
  32. Tennessee
  33. Arkansas
  34. Idaho
  35. Missouri
  36. Michigan
  37. Wisconsin
  38. North Dakota
  39. South Dakota
  40. Indiana
  41. Wyoming
  42. Ohio
  43. Iowa
  44. Utah
  45. Kentucky
  46. Montana
  47. New Hampshire
  48. Vermont
  49. Maine
  50. West Virginia

Hers is where Texas ranks in all 6 categories:

  • Socioeconomic Diversity - 13
  • Cultural Diversity - 4
  • Economic Diversity - 13
  • Household Diversity - 14
  • Religious Diversity - 6
  • Political Diversity - 21

Here are some more specific categories Texas ranks high in.

Most Racial & Ethnic Diversity

  1. Hawaii
  2. California
  3. Nevada
  4. Texas
  5. Maryland

Most Linguistic Diversity

  1. California
  2. New Mexico
  3. Texas
  4. New Jersey
  5. New York

Most Industry Diversity

  1. Texas
  2. California
  3. Colorado
  4. Georgia
  5. Oklahoma

Most Household-Size Diversity

  1. Utah
  2. California
  3. Hawaii
  4. Alaska
  5. Texas