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Diamondhead Lake, Iowa - Basic Facts

The Diamondhead Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 365 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Diamondhead Lake is located at latitude 41.5546 and longitude -94.26 in Guthrie County. The formal boundaries for the Diamondhead Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Guthrie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,053 feet.

The Diamondhead Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629963) 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.

The Diamondhead Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Penn, a minor civil division (MCD) of Guthrie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Diamondhead Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Diamondhead Lake, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 365
Population in Households 353
Population in Familes 304
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 586
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 138 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (33.8%)
Median Home Value $183,696
Average Home Value $204,562


Median Household Income $54,961
Average Household Income $64,391
Per Capita Income $26,441
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% 0.0%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families 0.87% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Diamondhead Lake, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Diamondhead Lake to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 545 46th
Population Density1 # 580 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 558 44th
Median Household Income # 400 60th
Per Capita Income # 542 46th

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