kids encyclopedia robot

Black Diamond, Florida facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Black Diamond
The entrance to Black Diamond
The entrance to Black Diamond
Location in Citrus County and the state of Florida
Location in Citrus County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°54′41″N 82°29′33″W / 28.91139°N 82.49250°W / 28.91139; -82.49250Coordinates: 28°54′41″N 82°29′33″W / 28.91139°N 82.49250°W / 28.91139; -82.49250
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Citrus
 • Total 3.94 sq mi (10.21 km2)
 • Land 3.94 sq mi (10.21 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
56 ft (17 m)
 • Total 1,255
 • Density 318.29/sq mi (122.89/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 12-06667
GNIS feature ID 1853236

Black Diamond is a census-designated place (CDP) in Citrus County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,101 at the 2010 census, up from 694 in 2000.


Black Diamond is located north of the geographic center of Citrus County at 28°54′40″N 82°29′33″W / 28.91111°N 82.49250°W / 28.91111; -82.49250 (28.911262, -82.492608). It is bordered to the north by Pine Ridge, to the east by Beverly Hills and Pine Ridge, and to the south by Lecanto. County Road 491 (North Lecanto Highway) forms the eastern edge of the CDP, leading northeast 5 miles (8 km) to U.S. Route 41 and south 4 miles (6 km) to State Road 44 in Lecanto.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10.2 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 1,255
U.S. Decennial Census


As of the census of 2000, there were 694 people, 248 households, and 212 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 183.6 people per square mile (70.9/km2). There were 374 housing units at an average density of 98.9/sq mi (38.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.09% White, 0.72% African American, 4.61% Asian, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.01% of the population.


There were 248 households, out of which 15.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 84.7% were married couples living together, 0.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.5% were non-families. 11.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.39.

Age averages

In the CDP the population was spread out, with 9.7% under the age of 18, 1.4% from 18 to 24, 10.7% from 25 to 44, 39.0% from 45 to 64, and 39.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 62 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.


The median income for a household in the CDP was $107,771, and the median income for a family was $105,987. Males had a median income of $0 versus $32,500 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $53,621. About 5.7% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.


The CDP is served by Citrus County Schools. Residents are zoned to Central Ridge Elementary School. Residents are divided between Citrus Springs Middle and Crystal River Middle. Portions of the CDP are zoned to Crystal River High School and Lecanto High School.

kids search engine
Black Diamond, Florida Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.