Diamond, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Diamond, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Town of Diamond had a population of 946 as of July 1, 2018. Diamond ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Diamond is located at latitude 36.9953 and longitude -94.3161 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Diamond (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The Town of Diamond (GNIS ID: 2396686) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Diamond is located within Township of Marion, a minor civil division (MCD) of Newton County.

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Diamond, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 946
Population in Households 946
Population in Familes 778
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,267
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $39,440
Average Household Income $48,704
Per Capita Income $19,967


Total Housing Units 435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $89,107
Average Home Value $101,673


Total Households 392
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 269
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.58% 0.08%
Households 0.64% 0.15%
Families 0.89% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.78%

Diamond, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Diamond to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 374 64th
Population Density # 226 78th
Diversity Index # 413 60th
Median Household Income # 693 33rd
Per Capita Income # 795 23rd

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