Diamondhead, Mississippi Population 2020

7,946

Diamondhead is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 7,946, it is the 48th largest city in Mississippi and the 3647th largest city in the United States. Diamondhead is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% 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 8,415 in 2011. Spanning over 13 miles, Diamondhead has a population density of 786 people per square mile.

The average household income in Diamondhead is $87,084 with a poverty rate of 7.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $883 per month, and the median house value is $172,100. The median age in Diamondhead is 51.2 years, 49.8 years for males, and 53 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males.

Diamondhead Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Diamondhead was:

  • White: 96.12%
  • Black or African American: 1.62%
  • Two or more races: 1.45%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Diamondhead, Mississippi is 7,946, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,044.

Diamondhead, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,83396.12%
Black or African American1321.62%
Two or More Races1181.45%
Some Other Race510.63%
Asian150.18%

Diamondhead Population Pyramid 2020

Diamondhead Median Age

51.2


Total

49.8


Male

53


Female

Diamondhead Adults

There are 6,646 adults, (2,244 of whom are seniors) in Diamondhead.

Diamondhead Age Dependency

85.1

Age Dependency Ratio

51

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Diamondhead Sex Ratio

Female

4,113

50.47%

Male

4,036

49.53%

Diamondhead Households and Families

Diamondhead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Diamondhead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female86.4%13.6%
Married86.1%13.9%
All84.8%15.2%
Male82.9%17.1%
Non Family81.5%18.5%

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4972.3384.8
Married2,2102.886.1
Non Family9971.1881.5
Female2142.7286.4
Male762.6282.9

2.73

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Diamondhead Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade731.16%
9th to 12th Grade1552.46%
High School Graduate1,24419.71%
Some College1,60025.34%
Associates Degree88414.00%
Bachelors Degree1,52324.12%
Graduate Degree83413.21%

Diamondhead Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,8105,5842,182
Hispanic22122169
Black13012859
Multiple Races11811835
Other Race515112
Asian151515

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,282$68,285$38,451
Less Than High School$16,854$$16,125
High School Grad$29,625$62,188$23,382
Some College$42,702$63,302$22,371
Bachelors Degree$54,167$73,256$47,353
Graduate Degree$69,534$94,766$57,955

$50,282

Average Earnings

$68,285

Average Male

$38,451

Average Female

Diamondhead Language

Diamondhead Language by Age

Diamondhead Language

96.35% of Diamondhead residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Diamondhead Poverty

Diamondhead Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,4895687.58%
Multiple1183327.97%
Black13243.03%

7.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.56%

Male Poverty Rate

7.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Diamondhead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Diamondhead is Multiple, with 27.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Diamondhead is Black, with 3.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.07%
High School13.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%
Some College3.18%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.77%
Male Employed2.16%
Female Employed1.57%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Diamondhead Income

Diamondhead Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,411$87,084
Families$84,375$98,738
Married Families$86,216-
Non Families$38,735$56,622

Diamondhead Marital Status

Diamondhead Marital Status

Marriage Rates

65.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.8%

Male Marriage Rate

63.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Diamondhead Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Diamondhead Marital Status by Race

Diamondhead Veterans

1,120

Number of Veterans

1,008

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam406
First Gulf War307
Second Gulf War262
Korea66
World War II37
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54321
65 to 74253
55 to 64238
75+235
18 to 3473
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,07217.16%
Hispanic4516.61%
Other1733.33%
2 or More1613.56%
Black1511.36%

$Diamondhead Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Diamondhead Employment Status

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Diamondhead Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

29.64%

Born in Mississippi

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.04% of Diamondhead residents were born in the United States, with 29.64% having been born in Mississippi. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,946-49-0.61%
20197,995-49-0.61%
20188,044-20-0.25%
20178,064-49-0.60%
20168,113-95-1.16%
20158,208-81-0.98%
20148,289-51-0.61%
20138,340-72-0.86%
20128,412-3-0.04%
20118,415410.49%
20108,3740.00%