Diamond City, Arkansas

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Diamond City, Arkansas
Location in Boone County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Boone County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°27′32″N 92°54′59″W / 36.45889°N 92.91639°W / 36.45889; -92.91639Coordinates: 36°27′32″N 92°54′59″W / 36.45889°N 92.91639°W / 36.45889; -92.91639
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Boone
 • Total 2.68 sq mi (6.9 km2)
 • Land 2.68 sq mi (6.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 782
 • Density 291.7/sq mi (105.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72630
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-18850
GNIS feature ID 0057652

Diamond City is a city in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 782 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Harrison Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Diamond City is located at 36°27′32″N 92°54′59″W / 36.45889°N 92.91639°W / 36.45889; -92.91639 (36.458880, -92.916280).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.68 square miles (6.9 km2), all of it land.

Major highway[edit]

Arkansas State Highway 7 reaches its northern terminus at Bull Shoals Lake at the northern edge of Diamond City, AR., at a state maintained park and privately owned marina's.


As of the census[2] of the year 2000, there were 730 people, 346 households, and 235 families residing in the city. The population density was 272.9 people per square mile (105.2/km²). There were 547 housing units at an average density of 204.5 per square mile (78.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.71% White, 0.55% Native American, and 2.74% from two or more races. 1.37% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 346 households out of which 13.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.55.

In the city the population was spread out with 15.3% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 19.2% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64, and 29.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 54 years. For every 100 females there were 101.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,704, and the median income for a family was $27,946. Males had a median income of $24,659 versus $17,708 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,968. About 16.2% of families and 18.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.0% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.

Population history[edit]

Diamond City first appeared in the US Census in 1970. This says nothing about when the community began; it merely identifies when it began to be recognized in the US Census.

Census Population
2000 730
1990 601
1980 650
1970 282


Diamond City, along with Lead Hill and South Lead Hill, is within the Lead Hill School District, which leads to graduation from Lead Hill High School.[3]


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Diamond City has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[4]


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ US Census Bureau. School District Reference Map (2010 Census): Boone County, AR (Map). http://www2.census.gov/geo/maps/dc10map/sch_dist/st05_ar/c05009_boone/DC10SD_C05009_001.pdf. Retrieved 20110628.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Diamond City, Arkansas

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