Diamond Ridge, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 1,156.
Population change since 2000: -35.8%
Males: 617  (53.4%)
Females: 539  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99603.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,338 (it was $50,977 in 2000)
Diamond Ridge:

$72,338
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,040 (it was $23,864 in 2000)

Diamond Ridge CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $287,808 (it was $144,800 in 2000)
Diamond Ridge:

$287,808
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $260,901; detached houses: $270,005; townhouses or other attached units: $276,170; in 2-unit structures: $260,188; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $258,294; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,558; mobile homes: $43,725; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $585,979

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,131.

March 2019 cost of living index in Diamond Ridge: 107.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.5%
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  • Races in Diamond Ridge, AK (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: English (12.5%), European (10.8%), Norwegian (8.2%), German (7.4%), Irish (6.7%), Italian (5.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 47.6 square miles.

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

Diamond Ridge, Alaska map

26 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This place:

2.2%
Alaska:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,075 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,355 (0.5%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Diamond Ridge, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Diamond Ridge, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.6%
Alaska:

7.2%
Most common industries in Diamond Ridge, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.8%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Diamond Ridge, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (9.2%)
  • Carpenters (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.8%)

Average climate in Diamond Ridge, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Diamond Ridge 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Diamond Ridge:

Marital status in Diamond Ridge, AK
  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Diamond Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Alaska average:

10.6

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

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

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.35% ($66,051 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.40% ($53,581)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($78,851)


6.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.21% ($56,387 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.46% ($54,318)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.23% ($50,259)

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)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Diamond Ridge, AK
  • 61.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.1%Wood
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Diamond Ridge, AK
  • 60.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.5%Wood
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Electricity
  • 2.5%Other fuel


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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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