Black Diamond, WA

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Living in Black Diamond

Black Diamond is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 4,477 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Black Diamond is the 137th largest community in Washington.

Black Diamond home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Black Diamond real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some cities, Black Diamond isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Black Diamond are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Black Diamond is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Black Diamond who work in management occupations (19.23%), office and administrative support (12.06%), and sales jobs (8.01%).

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

Black Diamond is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Black Diamond’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

In Black Diamond, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.61 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The population of Black Diamond is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.68% of adults in Black Diamond have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Black Diamond in 2010 was $42,412, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,648 for a family of four.

Black Diamond is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Black Diamond home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Black Diamond residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Black Diamond include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.

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

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