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Diamondhead Lake, Iowa - Basic Facts

The Diamondhead Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 355 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Diamondhead Lake, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 355
Daytime Population: Workers 16
Daytime Population: Residents 162
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 178
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 344
Population in Familes 296
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 570
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $58,053
Average Household Income $69,395
Per Capita Income $28,173


Total Housing Units 231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 134 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (35.1%)
Median Home Value $184,483
Average Home Value $203,788


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.42% -0.4%
Households -0.36% -0.54%
Families 0.25% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

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, 2017 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 # 553 45th
Population Density # 588 42nd
Diversity Index # 657 36th
Median Household Income # 313 69th
Per Capita Income # 430 57th

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