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By the numbers: San Diego County’s most diverse neighborhoods

By the numbers: San Diego County’s most diverse neighborhoods

When two residents in the southeastern San Diego neighborhood of Encanto meet, there’s a 71 percent chance they’re of different racial and ethnic backgrounds. In the coastal community of Cardiff, there’s only a 25 percent chance of that happening. That makes Encanto one of the most diverse neighborhoods in San Diego County, and Cardiff one of the least diverse. Those ... Read More »

By the Numbers: How diverse is your neighborhood?

By the Numbers: How diverse is your neighborhood?

When Tau Baraka was growing up, southeastern San Diego was already a pretty diverse community. Baraka, now 47 and the owner of Imperial Barbershop in Encanto, said that back then the area was primarily white, African-American and Hispanic. “But as the years start progressing, you start seeing a big change in that, especially with the Filipino population here,” Baraka said. ... Read More »