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Facts about Diamond Springs, CA
Diamond Springs (formerly, Diamond Spring and Diamond) is a census-designated place (CDP) in El Dorado County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 11,037 at the 2010 census, up from 4,888 at the 2000 census. The town is registered as California Historical Landmark number 487. It lies at an elevation of 1791 feet (546 m).
This town, settled in 1848, derived its name from its crystal clear springs. Among the most gold-rich locations in the region, the area produced a 25-pound nugget, one of the largest ever found in El Dorado County. Its most thriving period was in 1851 and, through its lumber, lime production, and agriculture, Diamond Springs has retained some of its early importance.
A post office was established at Diamond Spring in 1853; the name was changed to Diamond Springs in 1950.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Diamond Springs had a population of 11,037. The population density was 660.4 people per square mile (255.0/km²). The racial makeup of Diamond Springs was 9,743 (88.3%) White, 39 (0.4%) African American, 176 (1.6%) Native American, 110 (1.0%) Asian, 6 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 518 (4.7%) from other races, and 445 (4.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,377 persons (12.5%).
The Census reported that 10,904 people (98.8% of the population) lived in households, 23 (0.2%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 110 (1.0%) were institutionalized.
There were 4,579 households, out of which 1,195 (26.1%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 2,208 (48.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 530 (11.6%) had a female householder with no husband present, 199 (4.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 230 (5.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 29 (0.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 1,380 households (30.1%) were made up of individuals and 848 (18.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38. There were 2,937 families (64.1% of all households); the average family size was 2.94.