Black Diamond, WA

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Population

4,378

1.32% growth

Poverty Rate

8.75%


Median Age

40.5


Median Household Income

$75,880

8% growth

Number of Employees

2,043

3.86% growth

Median Property Value

$357,900

11.6% growth

About

In 2017, Black Diamond, WA had a population of 4.38k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $75,880. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Black Diamond, WA grew from 4,321 to 4,378, a 1.32% increase and its median household income grew from $70,259 to $75,880, a 8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Black Diamond, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (82%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (5.71%), White (Hispanic) (4.48%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.56%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.24%). N/A% of the people in Black Diamond, WA speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Black Diamond, WA is $357,900, and the homeownership rate is 88.6%. Most people in Black Diamond, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33 minutes. The average car ownership in Black Diamond, WA is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Black Diamond, WA employs 2.04k people. The largest industries in Black Diamond, WA are Manufacturing (377 people), Construction (232 people), and Educational Services (216 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($85,455), Manufacturing ($83,523), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($63,750).

Median household income in Black Diamond, WA is $75,880. Males in Black Diamond, WA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,882. The income inequality in Black Diamond, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,880

2017 value

± $13,658

8%

1 Year Growth

± 22.3%

Households in Black Diamond, WA have a median annual income of $75,880, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $70,259 in 2016, which represents a 8% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Black Diamond, WA compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$73,040

Average Male Salary

± $1,385

$53,882

Average Female Salary

± $1,130

In 2017, full-time male employees in Washington made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Washington by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,555 ± $3,156

  2. White

    $57,225 ± $943

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,049 ± $3,328

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Washington workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Washington by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Black Diamond, WA is from Washington.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.467

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Washington was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.104% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Washington across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 316.05

  2. Census Tract 315.01

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Black Diamond, WA was Census Tract 316.05 with a value of $98,359, followed by Census Tract 315.01 and N/A, with respective values of $86,555 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Black Diamond, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.75% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Black Diamond, WA (376 out of 4.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    281 ± 113

  2. Other

    38 ± 79

  3. Hispanic

    38 ± 79

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Black Diamond, WA is White, followed by Other and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.04k

2017 Value

± 263

3.86%

1 Year growth

± 17.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Black Diamond, WA grew at a rate of 3.86%, from 1.97k employees to 2.04k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Black Diamond, WA, are Management Occupations (319 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (306 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (235 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Black Diamond, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Black Diamond, WA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (319 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (306 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (235 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Black Diamond, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.06 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.65 times), and Management Occupations (1.53 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Black Diamond, WA, by median earnings, are Protective Service Occupations ($138,125), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($138,125), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($112,083).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.04k

2017 Value

± 263

3.86%

1 Year growth

± 17.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Black Diamond, WA grew at a rate of 3.86%, from 1.97k employees to 2.04k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Black Diamond, WA, are Manufacturing (377 people), Construction (232 people), and Educational Services (216 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Black Diamond, WA, though some of these residents may live in Black Diamond, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Black Diamond, WA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (377 people), Construction (232 people), and Educational Services (216 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Black Diamond, WA has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.17 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.82 times), and Construction (1.81 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Black Diamond, WA, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($85,455), Manufacturing ($83,523), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($63,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $45.6B

  2. $39.9B

  3. $29B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $45.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($39.9B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($29B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$323B

2020 Value

$444B

Projected 2045 Value

37.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $323B. This is expected to increase 37.4% to $444B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $15.8B

  3. $10.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $29.1B, followed by California with $15.8B and Tennessee and $10.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.9% of the population of Black Diamond, WA has health coverage, with 61.7% on employee plans, 9.52% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 7.38% on non-group plans, and 0.822% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Black Diamond, WA was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Black Diamond, WA see 843 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.597% increase from the previous year (838 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 947 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 291 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14%). Additionally, Adams County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (36.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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843 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in King County, WA see an average of 843 patients per year. This represents a 0.597% increase from the previous year (838 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in King County, WA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,913

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,328

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,851

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,997

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.08%

Uninsured

61.7%

Employer Coverage

9.52%

Medicaid

13.5%

Medicare

7.38%

Non-Group

0.822%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Black Diamond, WA declined by 1.62% from 7.2% to 7.08%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Black Diamond, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14% prevalence

  2. 13.6% prevalence

  3. 13.4% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Black Diamond, WA is home to a population of 4.38k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.26% of Black Diamond, WA residents were born outside of the country (318 people).

In 2017, there were 14.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.59k people) in Black Diamond, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 250 Some Other Race (Hispanic) and 196 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 7.3

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Black Diamond, WA was 40.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Black Diamond, WA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Black Diamond, WA residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.26%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

318 people

6.43%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

278 people

As of 2017, 7.26% of Black Diamond, WA residents (318 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Black Diamond, WA was 6.43%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    237,445 ± 11,764 people

  2. Philippines

    67,799 ± 6,362 people

  3. India

    67,429 ± 6,345 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 237,445 Washington residents, followed by Philippines with 67,799 and India with 67,429.

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Citizenship

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

97.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Black Diamond, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Black Diamond, WA was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Black Diamond, WA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    3.59k ± 304

  2. Some Other Race (Hispanic)

    250 ± 273

  3. White (Hispanic)

    196 ± 115

In 2017, there were 14.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.59k people) in Black Diamond, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 250 Some Other Race (Hispanic) and 196 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Black Diamond, WA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    78 ± 50

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    58 ± 56

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    30 ± 44

Black Diamond, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Black Diamond, WA was $357,900 in 2017, which is 1.56 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $320,600 to $357,900, a 11.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Black Diamond, WA is 88.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Black Diamond, WA have an average commute time of 33 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Black Diamond, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$357,900

2017 Median

± $39,158

$320,600

2016 Median

± $36,167

In 2017, the median property value in Black Diamond, WA grew to to $357,900 from the previous year's value of $320,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Black Diamond, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Black Diamond, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $400k - $500k range.

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Household Income

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$75,880

Median Household Income

± $13,658

1.69k

Number of Households

± 253

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.69k households in Black Diamond, WA grew to $75,880 from the previous year's value of $70,259.

The following chart displays the households in Black Diamond, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Black Diamond, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Black Diamond, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

88.6%

2017 Homeownership

89.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 88.6% of the housing units in Black Diamond, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 89.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Black Diamond, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

33 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Black Diamond, WA have a longer commute time (33 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.13% of the workforce in Black Diamond, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.1%

  2. Carpooled

    6.61%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.41%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Black Diamond, WA was Drove Alone (83.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.61%) and those who Worked At Home (6.41%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Black Diamond, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Black Diamond, WA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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