Diamond Bar, CA

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Living in Diamond Bar

Diamond Bar is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 56,665 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Diamond Bar is the 153rd largest community in California.

Housing costs in Diamond Bar are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Diamond Bar is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Diamond Bar is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Diamond Bar who work in management occupations (16.52%), office and administrative support (12.94%), and sales jobs (12.50%).

Also of interest is that Diamond Bar has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Diamond Bar is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Diamond Bar really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Diamond Bar perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Diamond Bar, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.48 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Diamond Bar is a pretty powerful place. 52.11% of the adults in Diamond Bar have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Diamond Bar in 2010 was $36,418, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,672 for a family of four. However, Diamond Bar contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Diamond Bar is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Diamond Bar home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Diamond Bar residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Diamond Bar also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.42% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Diamond Bar include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Syrian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Diamond Bar's cultural character, accounting for 43.55% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Diamond Bar is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.