Diamondhead, Mississippi Population 2022

8,012
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Diamondhead is a city located in Hancock County Mississippi. Diamondhead has a 2020 population of 8,012. Diamondhead is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -4.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,375 in 2010.

The average household income in Diamondhead is $81,941 with a poverty rate of 4.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $888 per month, and the median house value is $179,200. The median age in Diamondhead is 52.7 years, 50 years for males, and 53.6 years for females.

Diamondhead Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Diamondheadwas:

  • White: 94.42%
  • Two or more races: 4.45%
  • Black or African American: 0.83%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Diamondhead, Mississippi is 8,012 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,012.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,375.

Diamondhead, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,62594.42%
Black or African American670.83%
Asian80.10%
Some Other Race170.21%
Two or More Races3594.45%
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Diamondhead Population by Race

Diamondhead Population Pyramid 2022

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Diamondhead Median Age

53.6


Total

54.3


Male

53.4


Female

Diamondhead Adults

There are 6,546 adults, (2,262 of whom are seniors) in Diamondhead.

Diamondhead Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Diamondhead Sex Ratio

Female

4,134

51.19%

Male

3,942

48.81%

Diamondhead Population by Age

Diamondhead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Diamondhead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.3%6.7%
All91.3%8.7%
Non Family88.6%11.4%
Female83.2%16.8%

91.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Diamondhead Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8572.0991.3
Married2,0642.4893.3
Male2582.33100
Female3932.6783.2
Non Family1,1421.1488.6

2.45

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Diamondhead Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade981.57%
9th to 12th Grade2423.87%
High School Graduate1,17818.84%
Some College1,32721.23%
Associates Degree90414.46%
Bachelors Degree1,33621.37%
Graduate Degree1,16618.65%
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Diamondhead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Diamondhead Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian887
Black656532
White5,8655,5262,376
2+ Races18218150
Hispanic15915940
Other Race17174

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.50%.

Diamondhead Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,705$65,750$45,152
Less Than 9th Grade$$$16,336
High School Graduate$41,144$61,161$27,240
Some College$38,702$39,449$33,889
Bachelors Degree$83,021$76,350$85,625
Graduate Degree$63,227$122,727$53,706

$50,705

Average Earnings

$65,750

Average Male

$45,152

Average Female

Diamondhead Earnings by Educational Attainment

Diamondhead Language by Age

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Diamondhead Language

96.46% of Diamondhead residents speak only English, while 3.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Diamondhead Language

Diamondhead Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6745.97%
Multiple359185.01%
White7,2623554.89%
OtherNaN%

4.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.82%

Male Poverty Rate

4.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Diamondhead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Diamondhead is Black, with 5.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Diamondhead is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.00%.

Diamondhead Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.88%
High School9.42%
Some College1.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%

Diamondhead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.93%
Male Unemployed87.72%
Female Employed0.51%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Diamondhead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Diamondhead Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,041$84,241
Families$86,927$99,831
Married Families$101,207-
Non Families$34,762$45,758
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Income by Household Type

Diamondhead Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Diamondhead Married by Age and Sex

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Diamondhead Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Diamondhead Marital Status by Race

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Diamondhead Marital Status

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924

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War207
First Gulf War138
Vietnam371
Korea105
World War II41

Diamondhead Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3451
35 to 54151
55 to 64160
65 to 74194
75+368

Diamondhead Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White88814.41%
Other Race635.29%
2+ Races3016.48%
Hispanic3611.54%

Diamondhead Veterans by Race

Diamondhead Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Diamondhead Veterans by Education

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50.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Diamondhead Employment by Age

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Diamondhead Employment by Race

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Diamondhead Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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31.05%

Born in Diamondhead

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

2.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.23% of Diamondhead residents were born in the United States, with 31.05% having been born in Mississippi. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Diamondhead Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20108,3750.00%
20118,418430.51%
20128,41910.01%
20138,352-67-0.80%
20148,303-49-0.59%
20158,226-77-0.93%
20168,131-95-1.15%
20178,076-55-0.68%
20188,060-16-0.20%
20198,048-12-0.15%
20208,036-12-0.15%
20218,024-12-0.15%
20228,012-12-0.15%

Diamondhead Population by Year