Dimondale, Michigan

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Dimondale, Michigan

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High Points

Dimondale strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Dimondale Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Dimondale Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Dimondale Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Dimondale People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Dimondale College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Dimondale, Michigan

Comparing Dimondale to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Racial Diversity 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Age of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 4 7
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Dimondale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SW of Lansing, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles W of Detroit, Michigan
County Eaton
Metro Area Lansing - East Lansing
Standard Zip Codes 48821
Phone Area Codes 517
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.645
Longitude -84.648

Dimondale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
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Dimondale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,342 100%
Male 651 48.5%
Female 691 51.5%
Under 18 394 29.4%
18+ 948 70.6%
65+ 116 8.6%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.19
White 1,294 96.4%
African-American 10 0.7%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.7%
Other 10 0.7%
Mixed Race 16 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 39 2.9%

Estimated Dimondale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,346
Growth 4
Growth % 0.3%

Dimondale 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 25.2%
English 16.7%
Irish 12.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 7.5%
Dutch 4.4%
Scottish 3.8%
Polish 3.4%
Italian 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Norwegian 1.7%
Finnish 1.6%
British 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
European 1.1%
French Canadian 0.9%
Bulgarian 0.6%
Swiss 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dimondale 1,342 $64,444
Charlotte 8,389 $45,759
East Lansing 46,525 $61,985
Eaton Rapids 5,330 $48,239
Grand Ledge 7,813 $55,727
Lansing 119,128 $41,283
Potterville 2,168 $48,182

Dimondale Public Libraries

Dorothy Hull Library, Windsor Township
Dimondale, Michigan
(517) 646-0633

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