Jamaica Estates

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Jamaica Estates?

11,193 people live in Jamaica Estates. The median household income is $63,931.

Democrat Neighborhood

Jamaica Estates is 84% registered Democrat.

Jamaica Estates is a neighborhood in Queens with a total population of 11,193. It occupies approximately 1.07 square miles. There are 72 street trees per square mile.

Overall, expenses in Jamaica Estates are 42% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood own their home, with 54% of households being occupied by owners.

As for the demographics in the neighborhood, the median age is 45, 50% of residents are married, and 29% of residents have at least one child. About 20% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Voters in this area are 84% Democrat.

The overall risk of crime in Jamaica Estates is 7% lower than the National Average. As for weather, the average summer temperature is 74.8°F, while the average winter temperature is 31.8°F.

This area is zoned for New York City Public Schools, which has approximately 1,038,001 students enrolled across 1880 schools and is rated below average overall based on student test scores. To see detailed information on the schools near any individual property, look that property up by street address.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 74.8°F, while the average winter temperature is 31.8°F.

Financial

Cost of living

National Average

Overall costs

42% higher than the national average

Housing costs

49% higher than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

41% higher than the national average

Transportation costs

22% higher than the national average

Apparel costs

41% higher than the national average

Entertainment costs

50% higher than the national average

Utility costs

54% higher than the national average

Healthcare costs

74% higher than the national average

Insurance costs

52% higher than the national average

Tobacco costs

30% higher than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$63,931
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
45%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
54%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
4.0%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$5,593

Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

There were
6
noise complaints in the last year per 1,000 Jamaica Estates residents
There were
19
filth complaints in the last year per 1,000 Jamaica Estates residents
There were
29
street complaints in the last year per 1,000 Jamaica Estates residents

School

School District

This area is zoned for
NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
This school district has
1,880
schools
There are
1,038,001
students enrolled in this district

Crime

Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
70%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
1%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
44%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
5%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
13%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
19%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
45
Years Old

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Is the neighborhood around this building filled with the post-college party crowd, overrun with young parents and strollers, or more senior-friendly? Is it a wealthier area, an up-and-coming neighborhood, or a bit on the grittier side?

The most common education level in this area is
Some College
Households with children are
29%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
50%

Political

The Area is
84%
registered Democrat

Construction

There have been
0
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days in Jamaica Estates
There have been
2
demolitions in the last year in Jamaica Estates
There have been
10
new buildings built in the last year in Jamaica Estates

Weather & Natural Disasters

Weather

The average temperature in this area during the winter is
32°F
The average temperature in this area during the summer is
75°F

Natural Disasters

Risk of storms
in this area is
mild
Risk of earthquakes
in this area is
mild
Risk of hurricanes
in this area is
high
Risk of tornadoes
in this area is
low
Risk of hailstorms
in this area is
mild
Risk of windstorms
in this area is
high