B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$311,400
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$981
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    23
    0
  • Murder
    0
    0
  • Rape
    46
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    251
    1
  • Theft
    867
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    46
    0

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$67,526
National
$53,889
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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Black Diamond Reviews

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I would live here again in a heartbeat. The small town atmosphere is great. It is away from the busy city and close to the mountains, hiking trails, camping, and we still have deer and elk that can be seen in people's yards and nearby. Houses are smaller and less expensive. We have wetlands behind us and we cannot see into our neighbors windows. Love it!
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The Black Diamond Police are always on the lookout for criminal activity and mischief making this small town feel safe and secure.
I love the small town feel of this area but unfortunately it will start growing a lot more in the next decade. I really enjoy the many hiking areas around this area and the view of Rainer is beautiful.