Diamondhead, Mississippi Population 2021

8,024
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Diamondhead is a city located in Hancock County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 8,024, it is the 47th largest city in Mississippi and the 3622nd largest city in the United States . Diamondhead is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually but its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. Diamondhead reached it's highest population of 8,419 in 2012. Spanning over 13 miles, Diamondhead has a population density of 794 people per square mile.

The average household income in Diamondhead is $81,941 with a poverty rate of 6.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,039 per month, and the median house value is $173,200. 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 Diamondhead was:

  • White: 96.24%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Black or African American: 1.22%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Diamondhead, Mississippi is 8,024 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,060.

Diamondhead, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,79896.24%
Two or More Races1511.86%
Black or African American991.22%
Some Other Race420.52%
Asian130.16%
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Diamondhead Population by Race

Diamondhead Population Pyramid $2021

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Diamondhead Median Age

52.7


Total

50


Male

53.6


Female

Diamondhead Adults

There are 6,795 adults, (2,240 of whom are seniors) in Diamondhead.

Diamondhead Age Dependency

77.9

Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Diamondhead Sex Ratio

Female

4,057

50.07%

Male

4,046

49.93%

Diamondhead Population by Age

Diamondhead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Diamondhead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All85.3%14.7%
Male82.3%17.7%
Non Family81.6%18.4%
Female68.5%31.5%

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Diamondhead Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7672.1585.3
Married2,1892.5990.1
Non Family1,1371.1881.6
Female3622.4868.5
Male792.4382.3

2.51

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Diamondhead Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade711.09%
9th to 12th Grade1662.54%
High School Graduate1,58324.23%
Some College1,52623.36%
Associates Degree96814.82%
Bachelors Degree1,31220.08%
Graduate Degree90713.88%
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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
White6,0215,7852,022
Hispanic23423494
2+ Races15115144
Black979648
Other Race424211
Asian131313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Diamondhead Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,731$62,196$35,925
Less Than 9th Grade$$$16,207
High School Graduate$40,655$51,964$28,036
Some College$38,096$60,145$26,520
Bachelors Degree$48,797$73,167$48,137
Graduate Degree$67,945$105,833$52,750

$45,731

Average Earnings

$62,196

Average Male

$35,925

Average Female

Diamondhead Earnings by Educational Attainment

Diamondhead Language by Age

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Diamondhead Language

96.58% of Diamondhead residents speak only English, while 3.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Diamondhead Language

Diamondhead Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,4255106.87%
Multiple1513221.19%
Black9944.04%

6.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.58%

Male Poverty Rate

6.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Diamondhead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Diamondhead is Multiple, with 21.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Diamondhead is Black, with 4.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.37%.

Diamondhead Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.78%
High School13.20%
Some College2.33%
Bachelors or Greater1.76%

Diamondhead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed53.25%
Female Employed0.90%
Male Employed0.84%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Diamondhead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Diamondhead Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,035$81,941
Families$80,395$93,537
Married Families$93,523-
Non Families$36,150$53,411
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Income by Household Type

Diamondhead Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Diamondhead Marital Status by Race

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Diamondhead Marital Status

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1,148

Number of Veterans

1,048

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam372
First Gulf War315
Second Gulf War297
Korea125
World War II84

Diamondhead Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64309
75+294
35 to 54261
65 to 74209
18 to 3475

Diamondhead Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,09817.00%
Hispanic5017.30%
2+ Races2013.25%
Black1818.18%
Other Race1228.57%

Diamondhead Veterans by Race

Diamondhead Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Diamondhead Veterans by Education

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52%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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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28.45%

Born in Diamondhead

96.83%

Native Born

3.17%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

2.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.83% of Diamondhead residents were born in the United States, with 28.45% having been born in Mississippi. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Diamondhead Place of Birth

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

Diamondhead Population by Year