Diamondhead, MS

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Diamondhead Profile


Overview

Diamondhead is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 8,071 people and just one neighborhood, Diamondhead is the 45th largest community in Mississippi.

Diamondhead real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Diamondhead house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Diamondhead is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.28% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Diamondhead is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Diamondhead who work in management occupations (16.86%), teaching (11.55%), and healthcare (11.40%).

Of important note, Diamondhead is also a town of artists. Diamondhead has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Diamondhead’s character.

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

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Diamondhead is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Diamondhead a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Diamondhead has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Diamondhead’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Diamondhead is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

One downside of living in Diamondhead, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.10 minutes every day commuting to work.

As is often the case in a small town, Diamondhead doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Diamondhead Demographics

The citizens of Diamondhead are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.28% of adults in Diamondhead have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Diamondhead in 2010 was $34,050, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,200 for a family of four. However, Diamondhead contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Diamondhead home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Diamondhead residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Diamondhead include German, French, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Diamondhead is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Diamondhead, MS HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Diamondhead 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Diamondhead VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Diamondhead 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 27.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Diamondhead Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Diamondhead 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to Mississippi

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Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MS* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
East Hancock Elementary School
4221 Kiln Delisle Rd.
Kiln, MS 39556
KG-05
South Hancock Elementary School
6590 Lakeshore Road
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
KG-05
Hancock North Central Elementary School
6122 Cuevas Town Road
Kiln, MS 39556
KG-05
Hancock High School
7084 Stennis Airport Drive
Kiln, MS 39556
09-12
Hancock County Career Technical Cen School
7180 Airport Road
Kiln, MS 39556
N-N
Hancock Middle School
7070 Stennis Airport Drive
Kiln, MS 39556
06-08
West Hancock Elementary School
23350 Highway 43
Picayune, MS 39466
KG-05
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 67.8% 74.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 58.8% 68.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.0% 5.5%

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