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A new study has named Irving as the second-most increasingly diverse city in the U.S.

The study, by Preply, evaluated 300 U.S. cities across four factors: racial distribution, the percentage of people who identify as multiracial, the percentage of people who speak more than one language and the percentage of foreign-born residents.

Irving came in at No. 2, just behind High Point, N.C., based on U.S. Census figures from 2010 and 2019.

Roughly 38% of Irving residents are foreign-born, a 5% increase since 2010, according to Preply, which is an online language learning platform. And 35% of Irving residents are bilingual, up from 25% in 2010.

This is the second study in eight months to offer nearly identical results. Personal finance website Finder named Irving the second-most culturally diverse city in September last year. That study examined sex, race, ethnicity, age, language, place of birth and citizenship of residents.

Read the full story at Dallas Morning News.

 
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