Diamond Springs, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Diamond Springs, California - Basic Facts

The Diamond Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 10,979 as of July 1, 2015. Diamond Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Diamond Springs is located at latitude 38.6921 and longitude -120.8365 in El Dorado County. The formal boundaries for the Diamond Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. El Dorado County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,791 feet.

The Diamond Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408669) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Diamond Springs Census Designated Place is located within South El Dorado CCD of El Dorado County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Diamond Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Diamond Springs: Diamond, Diamond Spring.

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Diamond Springs, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 10,979
Population in Households 10,863
Population in Familes 8,730
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 660
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 4,586
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,038
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,963 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,306 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,280 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $280,519
Average Home Value $319,404


Median Household Income $52,518
Average Household Income $66,819
Per Capita Income $27,766
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% 0.19%
Households 0.03% 0.26%
Families 0.65% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Diamond Springs, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Diamond Springs to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 471 69th
Population Density1 # 868 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 1155 24th
Median Household Income # 808 47th
Per Capita Income # 701 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.