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Diamondhead, MS (Mississippi) Houses and Residents

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

Houses: 3,084 (2,559 occupied: 3,143 owner occupied, 689 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%

Housing density: 272 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $82,012.

Median contract rent in 2013: $781


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $423


Median gross rent in Diamondhead, MS in 2013: $927

Housing units in Diamondhead with a mortgage: 1,383 (138 second mortgage, 56 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 798

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,191

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,001

Median monthly housing costs: $863


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Diamondhead, Mississippi Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $161,036 (it was $133,300 in 2000)
Diamondhead:

$161,036
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $122,818 - $250,130

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $198,442
Here:

$198,442
State:

$150,007

Townhouses or other attached units: $81,752
Here:

$81,752
State:

$144,982

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $53,615
Here:

$53,615
State:

$125,962

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $42,370
Here:

$42,370
State:

$107,840

Mobile homes: $69,481
Here:

$69,481
State:

$41,804
Median year house/condo built: 1998

Median year apartment built: 1995

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,856
  • In family households: 5,055 (1,604 male householders, 303 female householders)
    1,669 spouses, 1,291 children (1,066 natural, 43 adopted, 182 stepchildren), 59 grandchildren, 30 brothers or sisters, 30 parents, 27 other relatives, 42 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 801 (291 male householders (234 living alone)), 367 female householders (320 living alone)), 143 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 56 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,190 2-persons, 360 3-persons, 249 4-persons, 75 5-persons, 26 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 554 1-person, 86 2-persons, 10 4-persons, 8 5-persons.

892 married couples with children.
147 single-parent households (42 men, 105 women).

95.8% of residents of Diamondhead speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 147 (2.5%)
(57.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.1
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 10no bedroom
  • 531 bedroom
  • 2312 bedrooms
  • 1,6733 bedrooms
  • 3354 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Diamondhead, Mississippi:

  • 10no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 702 bedrooms
  • 1043 bedrooms
  • 164 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 36no vehicle
  • 7401 vehicle
  • 1,2342 vehicles
  • 2543 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles

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

  • 4no vehicle
  • 1251 vehicle
  • 812 vehicles
  • 63 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Diamondhead, Mississippi:

  • 101 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 1063 rooms
  • 984 rooms
  • 5235 rooms
  • 7346 rooms
  • 4627 rooms
  • 1718 rooms
  • 2269+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Diamondhead, Mississippi:

  • 61 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 364 rooms
  • 625 rooms
  • 456 rooms
  • 287 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 09+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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 ($)

  • Diamondhead, MS household income distribution

  • Diamondhead, MS household income distribution
  • 197Less than $10,000
  • 52$10,000 to $14,999
  • 111$15,000 to $19,999
  • 93$20,000 to $24,999
  • 102$25,000 to $29,999
  • 146$30,000 to $34,999
  • 151$35,000 to $39,999
  • 196$40,000 to $44,999
  • 173$45,000 to $49,999
  • 289$50,000 to $59,999
  • 284$60,000 to $74,999
  • 435$75,000 to $99,999
  • 139$100,000 to $124,999
  • 58$125,000 to $149,999
  • 80$150,000 to $199,999
  • 59$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Diamondhead, MS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Diamondhead, MS
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 83$50,000 to $59,999
  • 51$60,000 to $69,999
  • 150$70,000 to $79,999
  • 146$80,000 to $89,999
  • 129$90,000 to $99,999
  • 203$100,000 to $124,999
  • 450$125,000 to $149,999
  • 483$150,000 to $174,999
  • 248$175,000 to $199,999
  • 400$200,000 to $249,999
  • 378$250,000 to $299,999
  • 177$300,000 to $399,999
  • 28$400,000 to $499,999
  • 87$500,000 to $749,999
  • 11$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Diamondhead, MS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Diamondhead, MS
  • 70$450 to $499
  • 65$500 to $549
  • 62$550 to $599
  • 17$700 to $749
  • 104$800 to $899
  • 79$1,000 to $1,249
  • 24$1,250 to $1,499
  • 10$1,500 to $1,999
  • 60No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 171995 to March 2000
  • 231990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 181980 to 1984
  • 151975 to 1979
  • 161970 to 1974
  • 111965 to 1969
  • 47Before 1965
Diamondhead commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 64
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 147
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 190
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 158
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 329
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 179
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 330
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 50
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 96
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 257
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 288
  • 90 or more minutes: 78
Diamondhead, MS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 47.6%
Number of people working at home: 99 (4.4% of all workers)

Diamondhead mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,886 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 240 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 9 (0%)
  • Other means: 7 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 99 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 834
 English: 695
 French (except Basque): 591
 United States or American: 565
 Other groups: 473
 Irish: 471
 Italian: 433
 Scottish: 160
 Scotch-Irish: 157
 Polish: 99
 Norwegian: 87
 Swedish: 63
 Welsh: 59
 Dutch: 56
 Swiss: 38
 Russian: 33
 French Canadian: 29
 Acadian/Cajun: 26
 Australian: 25
 European: 25
 British: 19
 Czechoslovakian: 18
 Hungarian: 17
 Austrian: 14
 Greek: 11
 Basque: 11
 Ukrainian: 10
 Belgian: 9
 Czech: 9
 Finnish: 9
 Lithuanian: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 7
 Romanian: 7
 Slavic: 7

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

  • 22%Colombia
  • 13%United Kingdom
  • 13%Canada
  • 12%Germany
  • 10%Australia
  • 9%Panama
  • 7%Nicaragua

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

  • This state: 1,344
  • Northeast: 473
  • Midwest: 1,036
  • South: 2,512
  • West: 361

44% of Diamondhead residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in Mississippi.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 12
  • 9th grade: 20
  • 10th grade: 41
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 18
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 424
  • Less than 1 year of college: 205
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 427
  • Associate degree: 125
  • Bachelor's degree: 595
  • Master's degree: 159
  • Professional school degree: 91
  • Doctorate degree: 29

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 52
  • 9th grade: 40
  • 10th grade: 19
  • 11th grade: 18
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 73
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 617
  • Less than 1 year of college: 296
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 464
  • Associate degree: 133
  • Bachelor's degree: 438
  • Master's degree: 163
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 47

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 7.7%Females
Diamondhead marital status for males
Diamondhead marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,536
  • One, attached: 78
  • Two: 8
  • 3 or 4: 205
  • 5 to 9: 37
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 20 to 49: 103
  • Mobile homes: 66
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $78,410

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average -2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Diamondhead:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 95.0%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Utility gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 90.1%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 2.7%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 58
Here:

11.0%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

8.6%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

8.8%
Mississippi:

12.4%

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)