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 4,781 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.

Black Diamond is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Black Diamond is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Black Diamond who work in management occupations (17.91%), office and administrative support (12.24%), and architecture and engineering (6.80%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Black Diamond telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.07% 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.

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.

One downside of living in Black Diamond, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.31 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Black Diamond ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Black Diamond, 41.70% 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 Black Diamond in 2018 was $49,355, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,420 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, Irish, English, Norwegian, and European.

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

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