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Diamond is a town in Newton County, in the Joplin metro area.

The community was named for a diamond-shaped grove of walnut trees

The latitude of Diamond is 36.995N. The longitude is -94.315W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,158 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 825.


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Median household income
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$29,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Diamond demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· George Washington Carver, botanist and educator
Historic sites and museums: George Washington Carver National Monument

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17% of Diamond residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Diamond ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Diamond was $13,581, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Diamond residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Diamond, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $283.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $574.


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Newton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Diamond political report.

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The average commute time for Diamond workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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