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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Diamond demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grundy County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60416 ZIP code.
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.
9% of Diamond residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Diamond, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $596. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,123.
Grundy County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Diamond political report.
The average commute time for Diamond workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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