Diamond Ridge, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 1,156. Population change since 2000: -35.8%
Males: 629  (54.5%)
Females: 527  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99603.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $63,663 (it was $50,977 in 2000)
Diamond Ridge:

$63,663
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,288 (it was $23,864 in 2000)

Diamond Ridge CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $236,878 (it was $144,800 in 2000)
Diamond Ridge:

$236,878
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $232,348; Detached houses: $238,493; Townhouses or other attached units: $256,508; In 2-unit structures: $170,709; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $402,730; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $132,277; Mobile homes: $58,543; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,354

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,162.

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  • Races in Diamond Ridge, AK (2010)

    Diamond Ridge races chart
    • 1,04290.1%White alone
    • 363.1%Two or more races
    • 353.0%American Indian alone
    • 242.1%Hispanic
    • 151.3%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

Races in Diamond Ridge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Diamond Ridge: 108.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.9%), English (15.7%), Irish (12.1%), French (5.5%), Scottish (5.2%), Italian (5.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 47.6 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Diamond Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Diamond Ridge CDP:

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

32 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,124 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,560 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (122.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2318.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Homer, AK (1.5 miles ), Miller Landing, AK (2.1 miles) , Kachemak, AK (2.2 miles ), Anchor Point, AK (3.2 miles ), Nikolaevsk, AK (3.3 miles ), Fritz Creek, AK (3.5 miles ), Halibut Cove, AK (3.6 miles) , Seldovia Village, AK (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 59.67 N, Longitude: 151.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Diamond Ridge household income distribution Diamond Ridge home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Diamond Ridge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Diamond Ridge, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Diamond Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 785% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 164.3 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 191.1 miles away from Diamond Ridge center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 296.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 300.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from Diamond Ridge center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 194.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Diamond Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Diamond Ridge:

  • SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HOMER, AK)
  • SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOMER, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Diamond Ridge:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 122 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 122 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 379 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1379 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1382 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1383 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1402 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Lake: Bridge Creek Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Diamond Creek (A), Bridge Creek (B), Twitter Creek (C), South Beaver Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kenai Peninsula Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.9%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
25 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
3 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Alaska average:

10.4

Diamond Ridge travel time to work - commute Diamond Ridge mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Diamond Ridge CDP (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,68881
Other3,07913
Catholic2,8106
Mainline Protestant1,40715
Orthodox8598
None37,557-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Diamond Ridge:

46.3%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.6%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Diamond Ridge:

23.3%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Diamond Ridge:

35.0%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

52.9%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Diamond Ridge:

76.6%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Diamond Ridge, AK Residents

7.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.58% ($57,934 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.35% ($52,959)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.15% ($39,355)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($41,595 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.39% ($47,420)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($36,905)

Strongest AM radio stations in Diamond Ridge:

  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Diamond Ridge:

  • K237CL (95.3 FM; HOMER, AK; Owner: ALASKA VILLAGE MISSIONS INC)
  • K285DU (104.9 FM; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K290AA (105.9 FM; SELDOVIA, AK; Owner: TURQUOISE BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • K296BH (107.1 FM; ANCHOR POINT, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA VILLAGE MISSIONS, INC.)
  • KWVV-FM (103.5 FM; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K243AH (96.5 FM; KACHEMAK CITY, AK; Owner: ALASKA VILLAGE MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K292ED (106.3 FM; KACHEMAK CITY, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMM., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Diamond Ridge:

  • K51AF (Channel 51; ANCHOR POINT, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K02IB (Channel 2; HOMER/SELDOVIA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04JH (Channel 4; HOMER, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Diamond Ridge compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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