Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Why Some Cities Are Better For Minorities Than Others

A new study finds that Florida's largest city by population, Jacksonville, is the most welcoming to Latinos in the U.S. (mutrock/Flickr)
A new study finds that Florida's largest city by population, Jacksonville, is the most welcoming to Latinos in the U.S. (mutrock/Flickr)

Jacksonville, Florida, wins the prize for best American city – for Latinos. A study by the Center for Opportunity Urbanism determined which U.S. cities are most welcoming to minorities. It considered affordable housing, median household incomes, self-employment rates and population growth. Joel Kotkin, executive director of the Center for Opportunity Urbanism, discusses the study findings with Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd.

Guest

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.