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Blue Diamond, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Blue Diamond Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Clark County at latitude 36.04 and longitude -115.4128. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,383 feet.

The formal official name is the Blue Diamond Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Blue Diamond, Nevada.

The U5 Census Class Code for Blue Diamond indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Blue Diamond Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue Diamond: Blue Diamondville, Cottonwood.

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Blue Diamond, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 294
Population in Households 150
Population in Familes 110
Population in Group Qrtrs 144
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 129
Average Household Size 1.16
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $248,913
Average Home Value $317,895


Median Household Income $72,382
Average Household Income $94,667
Per Capita Income $34,139
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.32% 0.2%
Households 0.0% 0.46%
Families 3.64% 0.26%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   4.21%
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.


Blue Diamond, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Diamond to the other 129 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 90 31st
Population Density1 # 99 24th
Diversity Index2 # 29 79th
Median Household Income # 20 85th
Per Capita Income # 26 81st

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