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The Black Diamond CDP(1) had a population of 1,247 as of July 1, 2021. Black Diamond ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Black Diamond is located at latitude 28.9125 and longitude -82.4859 in Citrus County. The formal boundaries for the Black Diamond Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Citrus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Black Diamond Census Designated Place 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Black Diamond Census Designated Place is located within Crystal River CCD of Citrus County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Black Diamond, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 1,247 (100%)
Population in Households 1,230 (98.6%)
Population in Families 1,075 (86.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 17 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 316
Diversity Index2 31


Median Household Income $68,015
Average Household Income $96,629
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $41,078
Wealth Index5 139


Total HU (Housing Units) 680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 ( 5.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $292,808
Average Home Value $310,459
Housing Affordability Index3 151


Total Households 529
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 421
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 1.11% 1.01%
Households 1.17% 1.07%
Families 1.08% 1.02%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
Owner Occupied HU   1.2%

Black Diamond, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Black Diamond to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 736 20th
Population Density # 792 14th
Median Household Income # 261 72nd
Housing Affordability Index # 558 61st
Per Capita Income # 215 77th
Diversity Index # 672 27th

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