Georgia is one of the most diverse states in the US, new report says

America spans several racial lines and backgrounds, but there are a few states that exemplify our differences the best. Georgia is one of them, because it has been named one of the most diverse states in the country, according to WalletHub.

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The Peach State was No. 13, overall, on the annual report, while California placed first and Texas second.

The personal finance website determined its results by analyzing the 50 states using 13 metrics across five diversity sections: socioeconomic, cultural, economic, household and religious.

Some of the key dimensions included income, generational, linguistic and household size.

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Georgia was among the top 20 thanks to its high cultural and household diversity rankings. It was No. 13 and No. 10 on those lists, respectively.

The state also fared well in other categories. It was No. 5 for most industry diversity, No. 7 for most household diversity, No. 10 for most racial and ethnic diversity and No. 12 for marital-status diversity.

Georgia wasn’t the only southern state to rank high, overall. Florida was No. 9, Virginia was No. 12 and North Carolina was No. 20.

Take a look at the map of findings below to see how other locations fared.

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