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Diamondhead, MS (Mississippi) Houses and Residents

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Total population: 8,180 (Urban population: 4,276 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 1,636 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 4,275 (3,484 occupied: 2,867 owner occupied, 601 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

17%
State:

33%

Housing density: 377 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $183,558.

Median contract rent in 2016: $781 (lower quartile is $599, upper quartile is $923)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,031


Median gross rent in Diamondhead, MS in 2016: $927

Housing units in Diamondhead with a mortgage: 1,733 (43 second mortgage, 180 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,118

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $86,010

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,098

Median monthly housing costs: $937


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Diamondhead, Mississippi Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $169,180 (it was $133,300 in 2000)
Diamondhead:

$169,180
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $119,630 - $228,323

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $194,651
Here:

$194,651
State:

$168,885

Townhouses or other attached units: $123,822
Here:

$123,822
State:

$280,569

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,946
Here:

$93,946
State:

$122,957

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $48,691
Here:

$48,691
State:

$141,017

Mobile homes: $80,971
Here:

$80,971
State:

$57,614
Median year house/condo built: 1996

Median year apartment built: 1996

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,339
  • In family households: 7,173 (1,417 male householders, 1,045 female householders)
    2,242 spouses, 2,090 children (1,945 natural, 26 adopted, 118 stepchildren), 86 grandchildren, 36 brothers or sisters, 71 parents, 69 other relatives, 71 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,158 (456 male householders (421 living alone)), 544 female householders (421 living alone)), 158 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9

Size of family households: 1,481 2-persons, 442 3-persons, 338 4-persons, 188 5-persons, 43 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 840 1-person, 160 2-persons.

1,395 married couples with children.
177 single-parent households (34 men, 143 women).

95.1% of residents of Diamondhead speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).
3.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 401 (4.8%)
(44.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.3
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Diamondhead, Mississippi:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 2982 bedrooms
  • 2,1143 bedrooms
  • 3464 bedrooms
  • 645+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Diamondhead population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Diamondhead, Mississippi:

  • 20no bedroom
  • 1331 bedroom
  • 592 bedrooms
  • 3423 bedrooms
  • 234 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Diamondhead population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Diamondhead in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 13no vehicle
  • 7351 vehicle
  • 1,5942 vehicles
  • 4923 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Diamondhead population

Cars and other vehicles available in Diamondhead in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 3541 vehicle
  • 1832 vehicles
  • 403 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Diamondhead population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Diamondhead, Mississippi:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 823 rooms
  • 1874 rooms
  • 5385 rooms
  • 8926 rooms
  • 5037 rooms
  • 4158 rooms
  • 2509+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Diamondhead population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Diamondhead, Mississippi:

  • 201 room
  • 602 rooms
  • 1153 rooms
  • 344 rooms
  • 945 rooms
  • 2346 rooms
  • 407 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 119+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Diamondhead population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Diamondhead, MS household income distribution

  • Diamondhead, MS household income distribution
  • 117Less than $10,000
  • 160$10,000 to $14,999
  • 85$15,000 to $19,999
  • 131$20,000 to $24,999
  • 106$25,000 to $29,999
  • 166$30,000 to $34,999
  • 155$35,000 to $39,999
  • 74$40,000 to $44,999
  • 96$45,000 to $49,999
  • 245$50,000 to $59,999
  • 596$60,000 to $74,999
  • 717$75,000 to $99,999
  • 393$100,000 to $124,999
  • 222$125,000 to $149,999
  • 117$150,000 to $199,999
  • 174$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Diamondhead, MS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Diamondhead, MS
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$40,000 to $49,999
  • 72$50,000 to $59,999
  • 24$60,000 to $69,999
  • 88$70,000 to $79,999
  • 197$80,000 to $89,999
  • 178$90,000 to $99,999
  • 220$100,000 to $124,999
  • 469$125,000 to $149,999
  • 486$150,000 to $174,999
  • 276$175,000 to $199,999
  • 433$200,000 to $249,999
  • 233$250,000 to $299,999
  • 106$300,000 to $399,999
  • 48$400,000 to $499,999
  • 98$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Diamondhead, MS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Diamondhead, MS
  • 76$500 to $549
  • 57$650 to $699
  • 21$700 to $749
  • 42$750 to $799
  • 107$800 to $899
  • 59$900 to $999
  • 93$1,000 to $1,249
  • 36$1,250 to $1,499
  • 34$1,500 to $1,999
  • 106No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1032010 or later
  • 1472000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 311970 to 1979
  • 58Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Diamondhead population
Diamondhead commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 36
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 296
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 419
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 275
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 416
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 319
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 726
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 233
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 48
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 277
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 203
  • 90 or more minutes: 259
Diamondhead, MS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 46.8%
Number of people working at home: 73 (2.0% of all workers)

Diamondhead mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,007 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 14 (1%)
  • Taxi: 14 (1%)
  • Walked: 12 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 73 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 843
 German: 535
 French (except Basque): 334
 Italian: 282
 Irish: 230
 English: 218
 Yugoslavian: 137
 European: 103
 British: 90
 Scottish: 71
 Scotch-Irish: 47
 Polish: 36
 Norwegian: 32
 African: 30
 Hungarian: 27
 French Canadian: 21
 Northern European: 19
 Swedish: 17
 Belgian: 15
 Danish: 10

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 38%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 14%Colombia
  • 6%Africa, n.e.c.
  • 6%Australia
  • 5%Scotland
  • 5%Germany
  • 5%Panama

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,993
  • Other state: 4,812
  • Northeast: 856
  • Midwest: 730
  • South: 3,006
  • West: 235

87% of Diamondhead residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Mississippi.

Diamondhead:

87.5%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 18
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 45
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 489
  • Less than 1 year of college: 270
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 568
  • Associate degree: 377
  • Bachelor's degree: 648
  • Master's degree: 417
  • Professional school degree: 126
  • Doctorate degree: 56

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 895
  • Less than 1 year of college: 242
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 492
  • Associate degree: 263
  • Bachelor's degree: 860
  • Master's degree: 460
  • Professional school degree: 62
  • Doctorate degree: 16

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 20.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 60.0%Males
  • 20.0%Females
Diamondhead marital status for males
Diamondhead marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,507
  • One, attached: 91
  • Two: 37
  • 3 or 4: 182
  • 5 to 9: 194
  • 10 to 19: 94
  • 50 or more: 33
  • Mobile homes: 127

Median worth of mobile homes: $92,018

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Diamondhead:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Diamondhead
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (97.2%)
  • Utility gas (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Electricity (97.2%)
  • No fuel used (4.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 263
Here:

33.4%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

6.7%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 81
Here:

17.8%
Mississippi:

9.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)