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Diamond is a village in Grundy County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles Grundy and Will counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The village was named after "black diamond" coal.

The latitude of Diamond is 41.288N. The longitude is -88.251W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 564 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,758.


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$43,750
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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20% of Diamond residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $20,223, 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 $596.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,123.


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Grundy 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 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Diamond, IL

Pros: Lowest Property Taxes in Grundy County, area is growing and the schools are good...

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