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Hawaii Towns Ranked by Ethnic Diversity
By Selected News Articles @ 3:14 AM :: 2471 Views :: Hawaii Statistics
Overall Rank* City Ethnic Diversity Score 'Ethnoracial Diversity' Rank 'Linguistic Diversity' Rank 'Birthplace Diversity' Rank
63 Ewa Gentry, HI 60.51 13 112 221
72 Honolulu, HI 59.63 80 83 176
80 Kahului, HI 58.46 109 66 298
121 East Honolulu, HI 53.64 65 189 255
125 Kailua, HI 53.37 44 273 102
128 Mililani Town, HI 53.25 21 211 370
132 Pearl City, HI 52.75 73 165 379
142 Hilo, HI 52 28 197 461
144 Waipahu, HI 51.89 253 73 316
153 Kaneohe, HI 50.99 30 239 430


2020’s Most & Least Ethnically Diverse Cities in the U.S.

From Wallet Hub, Feb 11, 2020

The U.S. today is a melting pot of cultures, thanks to increasing ethnic and racial diversification. If the trend continues, America will be more colorful than ever by 2045, at which point no single ethnic group will constitute the majority in the U.S. for the first time.

Birthplace of Hawaii Residents 

State In State Northeast Region Midwest Region South Region West Region U.S. Territory* Foreign Nation
Hawaii 52.99% 4.05% 4.37% 6.43% 10.49% 3.21% 18.46%


But with immigration reform still a hot-button issue, the U.S. ethnic landscape may change again in the near future. In the meantime, WalletHub took a snapshot of America’s current cultural profile, comparing more than 500 of the largest U.S. cities across three key indicators of ethnic diversity. They examined each city based on ethnicity and race, language and birthplace….

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2018: Hawaii Towns Ranked for Economic Diversity

Special Mentions:

Linguistic Diversity

  • Least Spanish Speaking – Waipahu 0.22%
  • Most Asian/Pacific Languages - Waipahu 52.87%

Ethnic Diversity

  • Most Asian – Waipahu 65.74%
  • Most ‘Other’ (includes Hawaiian/Pacific Islander) – Hilo 40.56%

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