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Black Diamond
  • Suburb of Seattle, WA

Report Card

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

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Black Diamond is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 4,703. Black Diamond is in King County. Living in Black Diamond offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Black Diamond and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Black Diamond are above average.

About

About Black Diamond...
Population
4,703

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$464,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,710
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    20.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    144.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    226.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    20.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Black Diamond

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$111,250
National
$64,994

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