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Diamond, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Diamond had a population of 2,698 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Diamond is located at latitude 41.2852 and longitude -88.2506 in Grundy County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Diamond (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grundy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 564 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Diamond are located in Grundy County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Will County.

The Village of Diamond (GNIS ID: 2398721) 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 Village of Diamond is located within Township of Braceville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grundy County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Diamond population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Diamond, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,698
Population in Households 2,698
Population in Familes 2,253
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,430
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 992
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 692
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 707 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $208,299
Average Home Value $217,620


Median Household Income $60,135
Average Household Income $67,200
Per Capita Income $25,020
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.05% 1.25%
Households 0.76% 1.05%
Families 0.54% 0.96%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Diamond, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Diamond to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 455 67th
Population Density1 # 511 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 402 71st
Median Household Income # 396 71st
Per Capita Income # 751 45th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.