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With the richest 1 percent of Americans capturing 95 percent of post-recession income growth, widening the wealth gap to 1920s levels, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Cities with the Most & Least Economic Class Diversity.
To recognize the cities that demonstrate a healthy society by harboring a diversity of residents from all economic classes, WalletHub analyzed 350 of the most populated U.S. cities.
|Cities with the Most Economic Class Diversity||Cities with the Least Economic Class Diversity|
|1||Carrollton, TX||341||Cleveland, OH|
|2||Orange, CA||342||Pueblo, CO|
|3||San Mateo, CA||343||Spring Hill, FL|
|4||Costa Mesa, CA||344||Erie, PA|
|5||San Jose, CA||345||Akron, OH|
|6||Aurora, IL||346||Dayton, OH|
|7||Daly, CA||347||Evansville, IN|
|8||Carson, CA||348||Detroit, MI|
|9||Germantown, MD||349||Toledo, OH|
|10||Santa Clarita, CA||350||Flint, MI|
- The income diversity is three times higher in Anchorage, Alaska, than in Flint, Mich.
- Flint, Mich., has the highest concentration of households with annual incomes of $34,999 or less, at 64.5 percent.
- Port St. Lucie, Fla., has the highest concentration of households with annual incomes between $35,000 and $49,999, at 18.8 percent.
- The Woodlands, Texas, has the highest concentration of households with annual incomes of $150,000 or more, at 34.4 percent.
- Cambridge, Mass., has the highest concentration of people with a bachelor’s degree or higher, at 74.0 percent.
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