Diamond Ridge, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Diamond Ridge, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Diamond Ridge Census Designated Place had a population of 1,236 as of July 1, 2017. Diamond Ridge ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Diamond Ridge is located at latitude 59.7083 and longitude -151.5453 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Diamond Ridge Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 42.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 1,056 feet.

The Diamond Ridge Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418553) 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 Diamond Ridge Census Designated Place is located within the Kenai-Cook Inlet Census Subarea of Kenai Peninsula Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Diamond Ridge 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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Diamond Ridge, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,236
Daytime Population: Workers 133
Daytime Population: Residents 610
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 743
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 1,231
Population in Familes 969
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $76,851
Average Household Income $90,692
Per Capita Income $38,412


Total Housing Units 687 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 418 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $316,667
Average Home Value $329,856


Total Households 528
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 341
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 0.93% 0.8%
Households 0.95% 0.78%
Families 1.23% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Diamond Ridge, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Diamond Ridge to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska 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 # 60 83rd
Population Density # 139 61st
Diversity Index # 265 25th
Median Household Income # 38 90th
Per Capita Income # 35 90th

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