Jamaica Hills

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Jamaica Hills?

15,160 people live in Jamaica Hills. The median household income is $49,958.

Democrat Neighborhood

Jamaica Hills is 85% registered Democrat.

Jamaica Hills is a neighborhood in Queens with a total population of 15,160. It occupies approximately 0.41 square miles. There are 61 street trees per square mile.

Overall, expenses in Jamaica Hills are 69% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood rent their home, with 65% of households being occupied by renters.

As for the demographics in the neighborhood, the median age is 39, 48% of residents are married, and 33% of residents have at least one child. About 23% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Voters in this area are 85% Democrat.

The overall risk of crime in Jamaica Hills is 43% 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

69% higher than the national average

Housing costs

75% higher than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

70% higher than the national average

Transportation costs

46% higher than the national average

Apparel costs

70% higher than the national average

Entertainment costs

76% higher than the national average

Utility costs

86% higher than the national average

Healthcare costs

104% higher than the national average

Insurance costs

63% higher than the national average

Tobacco costs

75% higher than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$49,958
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
65%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
34%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
4.0%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$4,766

Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

There were
7
noise complaints in the last year per 1,000 Jamaica Hills residents
There were
17
filth complaints in the last year per 1,000 Jamaica Hills residents
There were
17
street complaints in the last year per 1,000 Jamaica Hills 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
57%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
31%
lower than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
12%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
31%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
22%
lower than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
66%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
40
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
Bachelor's Degree
Households with children are
33%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
48%

Political

The Area is
85%
registered Democrat

Construction

There have been
0
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days in Jamaica Hills
There have been
5
demolitions in the last year in Jamaica Hills
There have been
13
new buildings built in the last year in Jamaica Hills

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