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Diamond City, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Diamond City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Boone County at latitude 36.4584 and longitude -92.9128. Boone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 804 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Diamond City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Diamond City, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Diamond City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Diamond City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Diamond City, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 794
Population in Households 794
Population in Familes 613
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 296
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 383
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (32.2%)
Median Home Value $74,533
Average Home Value $82,353


Median Household Income $26,722
Average Household Income $34,608
Per Capita Income $16,739
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.36% 0.38%
Households 0.5% 0.31%
Families 0.1% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
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 City, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Diamond City to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 232 57th
Population Density1 # 354 35th
Diversity Index2 # 430 21st
Median Household Income # 489 10th
Per Capita Income # 427 21st

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