Eau Claire, WI, Named the Seventh Most Diverse City in the U.S.


Posted: November 20, 2015

Charlotte, NC (November 10, 2015) –, a consumer-centric insurance marketplace, recently conducted a study to find the country's most ethnically diverse cities – just in time for Thanksgiving, the melting pot of holidays. Eau Claire, WI, tied for No. 7 with Torrington, CT; Minneapolis, MN; Fort Collins, CO; and Bremerton, WA.

To find the most diverse cities, analysts with pored over U.S. Census Bureau statistics that include the number of residents in metropolitan and micropolitan areas self-identifying themselves as being of multiple ancestries. Researchers also looked at the different mixes in each city.

Eau Claire holds the seventh spot by virtue of 41% of residents reporting multiple ancestries. About 27% reported being of German descent.

The full report can be viewed here.

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