Diamond, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Diamond, Illinois

Comparing Diamond to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 3 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 8 6
People Above Poverty 7 5
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Working at Home 2 2
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2

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Diamond Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SW of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 50 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Grundy
Standard Zip Codes 60416
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.288
Longitude -88.251

Diamond Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 32.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
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Diamond Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,393 100%
Male 677 48.6%
Female 716 51.4%
Under 18 378 27.1%
18+ 1,015 72.9%
65+ 138 9.9%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,353 97.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.6%
Other 12 0.9%
Mixed Race 18 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 49 3.5%

Estimated Diamond Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,105
Growth 712
Growth % 51.1%

Diamond Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 21.1%
Italian 19%
Irish 10.6%
English 8.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
Polish 6.5%
US/American 5.8%
French (except Basque) 4.4%
Norwegian 2.9%
Scottish 1.7%
Slovak 1.6%
Czech 1.2%
Swedish 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Greek 1%
Slovene 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Diamond, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Eileen (60416)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Diamond 1,393 $49,688
Braceville 792 $50,395
Braidwood 5,203 $59,047
Carbon Hill 392 $56,875
Coal City 4,797 $65,509
Godley 594 $43,036
Wilmington 5,134 $53,648
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