WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Yonkers and New Rochelle both ranked among America’s most diverse cities according to a nationwide survey conducted by WalletHub .
In the diversity series study , Yonkers was ranked fifth among midsized cities - municipalities with between 100,000 and 300,000 residents - and New Rochelle was ranked sixth among small cities - municipalities with fewer than 100,000 residents - for their diversity.
The two rank 19th and 18th overall , respectively, in the country.
To determine the most diverse cities in America, a panel of experts with WalletHub compared 501 of the most populated cities across five key dimensions that included socioeconomic diversity, cultural diversity, economic diversity, household diversity and religious diversity.
“I’ve always been grateful to grow up in a community like New Rochelle,” New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson wrote . “Catie and I are very proud to raise our children in a city where their friends and classmates represent such a broad range of experiences and traditions.”