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iceberg124 May 16th, 2017 6:41pm

Have you ever lived in a neighborhood where you were the minority?

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CMD1973 Oxford iowa
05/20/17 2:42 pm

There a few french born persons living in this part of the country. Iowans, however, are very open and accepting of persons with a strange accent.

pjpony Sacramento, CA
05/17/17 9:16 am

That's pretty much always been the case for me. I've lived in neighborhoods where there were other Indian people but we were still definitely the minority

leilu SoCal
05/16/17 10:21 pm

I'm a minority on my neighborhood.

Wert I am a frayed knot
05/16/17 4:21 pm

I've lived in 9 cities in 5 states. There was only one me. So, I was always the minority. What are the odds?

sadewt Rexburg, Idaho
05/16/17 3:27 pm

I lived in a mostly Hispanic apartment complex for a few months

gluxford1 Arizona
05/16/17 2:40 pm

Yes, when I was still living in San Diego, California. The town I lived in during my first 2 and a half years of high school was Latino-majority. They were mostly Mexicans. The high school's demographics were similar to that of the town.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Texas
05/16/17 2:28 pm

Yes. We lived in a predominantly black neighborhood when I was in 2nd - 4th grades.

susanr Colorado
05/16/17 2:23 pm

Yes. Most of the years since 1968, I was a racial/ethnic minority in my neighborhood - more often in a larger region of the city I lived in. In one town it was just within the apartment building I lived in, and the graduate school school & working environment I was in, but not town itself. In one college I saw only one other person of my race all day, for a year.

That all changed when I retired and moved to my current state, town and neighborhood almost 6 years ago; I'm now part of the majority. I miss the richness of diversity of cultures in my everyday life.


clmcd42 Texas
05/16/17 2:13 pm

My neighborhood is mostly white people, but my school was mostly latinos and blacks. So I guess I've never lived in a neighborhood where I'm a minority, but I'm familiar with the feeling. It never bothered me

swervin Maryland
05/16/17 2:10 pm

Yes, in Japan, white people are the minority! 😂

catpillow Florida West Coast
05/16/17 1:47 pm

Sort of. When we lived in Memphis there were many more black people in my zip code compared to any other group, but my block was about 50-50 between white and black. My neighbors one either side were black. We got along fine. I miss them all.

mfjd1948 rural johnson co iowa
05/16/17 1:17 pm

Yes. I grew up in an area that had few bohemians. We were looked down upon by the WASPs and DAR members.

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
05/16/17 1:15 pm

In my neighborhood I am a 'majority minority.' Half or more of my neighbors are immigrants....India, Asia & Mid-East.....but no group over 50%.

Domino3 Abolish the ATF
05/16/17 1:00 pm

Yes, I always have. Lots of Mexicans in Texas.

voc Hey
05/16/17 12:39 pm

When I was a kid I did. Lived in an area that was black and hispanic. Some whites, but we were the minority.

05/16/17 12:31 pm

I lived in up country Kenya for 2 years with the Peace Corps. Only one other American within 6 miles.

Jkllink VC President
05/16/17 12:16 pm

We used to have all white peoples living in my neighborhood but a couple months ago some African Americans moved into the house that was for rent and the strange thing is that there have been a lot more police calls to our neighborhood. We never see the police called to my neighborhood until they moved in.

05/16/17 1:37 pm

Maybe just population increase that's causing the crime increase

rons Thanks America
05/16/17 12:09 pm

Yes, they were all Italians!

Cole12 ...
05/16/17 11:59 am

No, but I will in a few months.

rons Thanks America
05/16/17 12:09 pm

Talk about a melting pot!