Diamond Beach, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Diamond Beach, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Diamond Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 133 as of July 1, 2016. Diamond Beach ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Diamond Beach is located at latitude 38.9589 and longitude -74.852 in Cape May County. The formal boundaries for the Diamond Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cape May County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Diamond Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389406) 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 Beach Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lower, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cape May County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Diamond Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Diamond Beach, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 133
Population in Households 133
Population in Familes 96
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 849
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 ( 6.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 1.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 804 (92.0%)
Median Home Value $283,333
Average Home Value $341,964


Median Household Income $47,669
Average Household Income $78,554
Per Capita Income $43,473
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.15%
Households -0.23% -0.29%
Families -2.61% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Diamond Beach, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Diamond Beach to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 532 3rd
Population Density1 # 447 18th
Diversity Index2 # 544 0th
Median Household Income # 487 11th
Per Capita Income # 183 67th

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