Diamondhead, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 8,071 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.5%
Males: 3,825  (47.4%)
Females: 4,246  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

51.4 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39525.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,359 (it was $51,361 in 2000)
Diamondhead:

$71,359
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,840 (it was $26,631 in 2000)

Diamondhead CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $247,645 (it was $133,300 in 2000)
Diamondhead:

$247,645
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $187,864; detached houses: $198,498; townhouses or other attached units: $87,913; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $135,489; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,445; mobile homes: $82,120

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,072.

March 2019 cost of living index in Diamondhead: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.4%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Diamondhead, MS (2010)
    • 7,69291.3%White alone
    • 2783.3%Hispanic
    • 2372.8%Black alone
    • 891.1%Asian alone
    • 861.0%Two or more races
    • 300.4%American Indian alone
    • 80.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Diamondhead, Mississippi as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Diamondhead is 1,668 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (22.2%), German (14.1%), French (8.8%), Italian (7.3%), Irish (6.0%), English (5.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 11.3 square miles.

Population density: 712 people per square mile   (low).

Diamondhead, Mississippi map

485 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

This place:

5.8%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,470 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,288 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulfport, MS (17.7 miles , pop. 71,127).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (49.9 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (362.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Kiln, MS (2.1 miles ),
Shoreline Park, MS (2.2 miles ),
Bay St. Louis, MS (2.2 miles ),
DeLisle, MS (2.4 miles ),
Waveland, MS (2.6 miles ),
Henderson Point, MS (2.7 miles),
Pass Christian, MS (2.9 miles ),
Long Beach, MS (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 30.38 N, Longitude: 89.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 228

Distribution of median household income in Diamondhead, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Diamondhead, MS in 2017
Diamondhead satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $279,000
  • 2017: 41 buildings, average cost: $180,200
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Diamondhead, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.4%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.9%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (13.7%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Diamondhead, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.3%)
  • Top executives (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Engineers (4.3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.9%)
  • Registered nurses (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.2%)

Average climate in Diamondhead, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.2. This is about average.

City:

68.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.83. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.83
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.46
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Diamondhead-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Diamondhead place center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 tornado 11.5 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Diamondhead-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 183.9 miles away from Diamondhead center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.9 miles away from Diamondhead center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 331.1 miles away from Diamondhead center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 243.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 170.0 miles away from Diamondhead center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Diamondhead topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Diamondhead:

  • WOODLAND VILLAGE NURSING CENTE (5427 GEX ROAD)
  • FMC BAY ST LOUIS S. MS KIDNEY CTR (4405 EAST ALOHA DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Diamondhead:

  • DUNBAR VILLAGE TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BAY SAINT LOUIS, MS)
  • HOTEL REED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BAY ST LOUIS, MS)
  • MIRAMAR LODGE NH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PASS CHRISTIAN, MS)
  • MIRAMAR LODGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PASS CHRISTIAN, MS)
  • DIXIE WHITE HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PASS CHRISTIAN, MS)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF THE GULF COAST (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PASS CHRISTIAN, MS)
  • SOUTH MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL CEN (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LONG BEACH, MS)

Airports located in Diamondhead:

Amtrak stations near Diamondhead:

  • 6 miles: BAY ST. LOUIS (303 S. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: GULFPORT (1419 27TH AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Diamondhead:

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 31 miles; Perkinston, MS; Full-time enrollment: 8,320)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 34 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • University of New Orleans (about 49 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 52 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 53 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 55 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 55 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Population of Diamondhead: 9,000+ added by Alex M

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Diamondhead: Diamondhead Country Club (A), Diamondhead Marina (B), Diamondhead Fire Department (C), Diamondhead Sheriff's Substation (D), Woodland Village Nursing Center (E), Diamondhead Tennis World (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Diamondhead include: Diamondhead Community Church (A), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (B), Diamondhead Baptist Church (C), Diamondhead United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Little Rotten Bayou Cemetery (1), Saint Joseph Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Brewer (A), Umbrella Bayou (B), Rotten Bayou (C), Bayou La Terre (D), Mill Creek (E), Coon Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Rubinesque- Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; P. O. Box 6155).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Diamondhead (441 Yatch Club Drive), Ramada Diamondhead (103 Live Oak Drive).

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Diamondhead and their reported violations in the past:

DIAMONDHEAD UTILITIES-NORTH (Population served: 9,427, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2010)
  • 148 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.9%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
56 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Diamondhead (2011 data):

  • The First, A National Banking Association: Diamondhead Branch at 4402 Kalani Drive, branch established on 1992/04/27. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $679.9 mil, Deposits: $567.3 mil, headquarters in Hattiesburg, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares, Inc., The
  • Hancock Bank: Diamondhead Branch at 4401 Kalani Drive, branch established on 1979/12/06. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $4,988.4 mil, Deposits: $4,121.5 mil, headquarters in Gulfport, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 81 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Diamondhead:

Marital status in Diamondhead, MS
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Diamondhead:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Diamondhead
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Diamondhead, MS (based on Hancock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,3926
Evangelical Protestant5,18230
Mainline Protestant1,90412
Other6112
Black Protestant2132
None30,627-
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: 1
Hancock County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hancock County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Hancock County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Hancock County:

8.30 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

12.0%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

30.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hancock County:

13.3%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.5%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.8%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.4%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.3%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Diamondhead:

59.3%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Diamondhead:

76.8%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Diamondhead, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 23$53,198$27,7553$3,784
Other Government Administration 9$19,661$26,2150$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,888$46,6563$2,958
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 33$76,747$27,9086$6,742

Diamondhead government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $740,000 ($91.69)
    Regular Highways: $674,000 ($83.51)
    Financial Administration: $427,000 ($52.91)
    Police Protection: $177,000 ($21.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $64,000 ($7.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $468,000 ($57.99)
    Other - Financial Administration: $39,000 ($4.83)
    Other - Corrections: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $152,000 ($18.83)
    Police Protection: $124,000 ($15.36)
    Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($9.91)
    Financial Administration: $75,000 ($9.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $576,000 ($71.37)

Diamondhead government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $4,000 ($0.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $182,000 ($22.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $48,000 ($5.95)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $715,000 ($88.59)
    Other: $69,000 ($8.55)
  • Tax - Property: $2,852,000 ($353.36)
    Public Utilities Sales: $238,000 ($29.49)
    Other License: $59,000 ($7.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($0.87)

Diamondhead government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,000 ($37.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($24.78)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000 ($12.39)

Diamondhead government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,680,000 ($208.15)

8.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.90%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

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 Harrison County, MS  1.93% ($34,077 average AGI)
from Pearl River County, MS  0.87% ($42,163)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.85% ($45,341)


8.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

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 Harrison County, MS  2.50% ($41,946 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.86% ($40,772)
to Pearl River County, MS  0.71% ($40,596)
Businesses in Diamondhead, MS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
Burger King1H&R Block1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1UPS1
Econo Lodge1Waffle House1

Strongest AM radio stations in Diamondhead:

  • WBSL (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROA (1390 AM; 5 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: DOWDY/DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQFX (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: WALKING BY FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Diamondhead:

  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WGCM-FM (102.3 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WXYK (107.1 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJZD (94.5 FM; LONG BEACH, MS; Owner: WJZD, INC.)
  • WCPR-FM (97.9 FM; WIGGINS, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKNN-FM (99.1 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJY (93.7 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WBUV (104.9 FM; MOSS POINT, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUJM (96.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQRZ-LP (103.5 FM; BAY SAINT LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO ASSOC., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Diamondhead:

  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
Diamondhead fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Diamondhead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.0mTotal length
  • $458,000Total costs
  • 72,500Total average daily traffic
  • 6,713Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,290Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Diamondhead, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Diamondhead, MS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Diamondhead)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Diamondhead, MS)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Off I 10 E Back Of Diamondhead Country Club (Lat: 30.402139 Lon: -89.350861), Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WNTQ204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1955.00 MHz, 1985.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/1992, Expiration Date: 10/06/1997, Cancellation Date: 03/19/1997, Phone: (504) 835-7722

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Diamondhead)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Diamondhead)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED53$155,60468$126,559220$173,30029$60,51745$167,2001$42,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$187,0006$94,50019$167,1053$151,3332$144,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$166,88916$100,31384$155,9649$79,33312$98,0832$28,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$137,50015$106,00055$159,7451$160,0008$83,3751$32,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$124,0007$121,42927$165,6300$01$120,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0305.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$154,00010$178,6001$168,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$184,0001$263,0002$223,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$252,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$208,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0305.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Diamondhead, MS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Diamondhead, MS - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 31. The highest number of reported fires - 64 took place in 2005, and the least - 10 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Diamondhead, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.7%), and Structure Fires (28.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Diamondhead, MS
    • 24248.7%Outside Fires
    • 13928.0%Structure Fires
    • 9218.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 244.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Diamondhead, MS
Most common first names in Diamondhead, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3476.9 years
Robert2878.7 years
William2873.3 years
James2176.3 years
Mary1577.4 years
Joseph1573.3 years
Richard1473.3 years
Edward1479.0 years
Margaret1380.0 years
Charles1377.0 years
Most common last names in Diamondhead, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1172.6 years
Thompson1084.6 years
Johnson778.3 years
Davis788.4 years
Brown679.7 years
Bourgeois580.0 years
Jones483.7 years
Hall471.5 years
Marshall483.0 years
Miller474.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Diamondhead, MS
  • 96.7%Electricity
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Diamondhead, MS
  • 95.5%Electricity
  • 4.5%No fuel used


Diamondhead compared to Mississippi state average:

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

Diamondhead on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bosnia and Herzegovina (population 500+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
There are 33 pilots and 27 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Premnathan Naidoo (6)
  • Christopher Davis (4)
  • Armond Albert Kaiser (2)
  • Joe Paul Gibbons, Jr. (2)
  • Edward J. Stancik (2)
  • Joe Paul Gibbons (2)
  • Donald G. Redalje (2)
  • Robert E. Ryan (2)
  • Gerald Wallace Huthoefer (1)
  • Prenathan Naidoo (1)

Total of 34 patent applications in 2008-2020.