Diversity Reigns in Prince George's County

Census figures show area rich in diversity

Prince George's County is the most racially diverse county in Maryland, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau figures cited in the Baltimore Business Journal. Minority groups account for 80.8 percent of the residents of Prince George’s County, according to the report.

Baltimore City ranks second in diversity with minority groups composing 70.4 percent of the population.

Charles County is the third most diverse community, with minority groups represented in nearly half its residents, the Journal reported.

By contrast, the least diverse county in Maryland is Garrett County, where only 2.2 percent of the residents are members of minority groups.

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