Blue Diamond is a tiny town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 268 people and just one neighborhood, Blue Diamond is the 53rd largest community in Nevada.
Blue Diamond home prices are not only among the most expensive in Nevada, but Blue Diamond real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Blue Diamond is a blue-collar town, with 39.39% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Blue Diamond is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blue Diamond who work in food service (16.67%), architecture and engineering (9.85%), and business and financial occupations (9.85%).
Of important note, Blue Diamond is also a town of artists. Blue Diamond has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Blue Diamond’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Blue Diamond telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.76% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The overall crime rate in Blue Diamond is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Blue Diamond has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Blue Diamond a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Blue Diamond, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.58 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Blue Diamond is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Blue Diamond ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Blue Diamond, 41.18% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Blue Diamond in 2018 was $31,397, which is middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,588 for a family of four. However, Blue Diamond contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Blue Diamond home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blue Diamond residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Blue Diamond include Irish, German, Lithuanian, Finnish, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Blue Diamond's cultural character, accounting for 20.74% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Blue Diamond is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Pacific Island languages.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Nevada, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Nevada, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.4% of neighborhoods in NV. If a Nevada retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Also, of particular note, 6.4% of the people in the neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 50.4% of the residential real estate vacant, the neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
There are more people living in the neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (59.2%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Danish and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 3.3% have Lithuanian ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Blue Diamond are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 40.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 35.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.3%), and 4.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.9%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Blue Diamond, NV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report Danish roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (8.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.8%), among others. In addition, 12.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (75.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.