Jamaica

This Area At A Glance

Who lives in Jamaica?

71,151 people live in Jamaica. The median household income is $42,434.

Democrat Neighborhood

Jamaica is 90% registered Democrat.

Jamaica is a neighborhood in Queens with a total population of 71,151. It occupies approximately 2.67 square miles. There are 80 street trees per square mile.

Overall, expenses in Jamaica are 60% higher than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood rent their home, with 67% of households being occupied by renters.

As for the demographics in the neighborhood, the median age is 35, 42% of residents are married, and 41% of residents have at least one child. About 12% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Voters in this area are 90% Democrat.

The overall risk of crime in Jamaica is 3% 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

60% higher than the national average

Housing costs

67% higher than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

62% higher than the national average

Transportation costs

38% higher than the national average

Apparel costs

62% higher than the national average

Entertainment costs

65% higher than the national average

Utility costs

82% higher than the national average

Healthcare costs

93% higher than the national average

Insurance costs

47% higher than the national average

Tobacco costs

75% higher than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$42,434
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
67%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
32%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
4.0%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$2,394

Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

There were
12
noise complaints in the last year per 1,000 Jamaica residents
There were
29
filth complaints in the last year per 1,000 Jamaica residents
There were
26
street complaints in the last year per 1,000 Jamaica 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

Life

Where you'll

Drink
Dine
Shop
Perk
Sweat
Groom
Wag
Vibes
85 Reviews
O Lavrador Restaurant & Bar
160 Reviews
Maloney's
6 Reviews
PreGame Sports Bar & Lounge
3 Reviews
Air Bar
11 Reviews
Latens Place
38 Reviews
The Lime Bar and Lounge
5 Reviews
Blarney Tavern
9 Reviews
Lovell's Guiding Light
2 Reviews
Tropical Fantasy Bar & Lounge
6 Reviews
Vacilon Bar Lounge
2 Reviews
Applebee's
101 Reviews
Jouvay
15 Reviews
Insomnia Bar & Lounge
2 Reviews
Island Rage
1 Review
El Tequilazo
2 Reviews
Shisha Cafe & Hookah Lounge
16 Reviews
Macumba Bar & Restaurant
3 Reviews
Mingle 1
7 Reviews
Buen Ambiente
1 Review
A-Churrasqueira Restaurant & Bar
79 Reviews
Beijing Dumpling House
126 Reviews
Spicy Lanka
96 Reviews
The Fish Spot
60 Reviews
Don Nico's
84 Reviews
Jamaican Flavors
69 Reviews
O Lavrador Restaurant & Bar
160 Reviews
Puerto Plata Restaurant
29 Reviews
The Panorama of My Silence-Heart
226 Reviews
Vibes
85 Reviews
Jennifer's Restaurant
45 Reviews
New York Fried Chicken Shake n Burger
14 Reviews
Krispy Krunchy Chicken
19 Reviews
Margherita Pizza
174 Reviews
PP Boy Japan Teriyaki & Sushi
60 Reviews
Mirch Grill And Clay Oven
68 Reviews
Nutripan 2
16 Reviews
Vina Del Mar
6 Reviews
Amina Thai
103 Reviews
Girasoles Mexican Cuisine
9 Reviews
Tony's Jamaica Market
17 Reviews
C-Town Supermarket
10 Reviews
NSA Supermarket
12 Reviews
Fine Fare
5 Reviews
Fine Fare Supermarket
4 Reviews
Hi! Mango Natural Market
21 Reviews
Ideal Food Basket
10 Reviews
Compare Foods
3 Reviews
Green Farm Supermarket
3 Reviews
Sammy Gourmet Deli
9 Reviews
South Road Guy R Deli
4 Reviews
Jamaica Green Grocery
2 Reviews
Pioneer Supermarket
2 Reviews
Rojas Deli Grocery
1 Review
Ideal Food Basket
3 Reviews
169 Deli Grocery
1 Review
The Panorama of My Silence-Heart
226 Reviews
Starbucks
26 Reviews
Tim Horton's
20 Reviews
Beky Bakery and Coffee Shop
2 Reviews
Deli & Coffee
2 Reviews
Starbucks
10 Reviews
Nellys Corner
9 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
15 Reviews
Dunkin Donuts
2 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
12 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
12 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
5 Reviews
Cafe Latino
1 Review
Dunkin' Donuts
15 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
10 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
11 Reviews
Blink Fitness
34 Reviews
Crunch Richmond Hill
40 Reviews
Planet Fitness
35 Reviews
Kt Fitness Club
1 Review
Jamaica YMCA
9 Reviews
Sports and Fitness Performance
2 Reviews
Prissys Place
52 Reviews
Make Me Over Beauty Bar
13 Reviews
Estelle Hair Boutique
26 Reviews
Mubarak Health & Beauty
10 Reviews
Hair Art NYC
34 Reviews
Dragonfly 3
25 Reviews
Chameleon Tattoo
17 Reviews
Gladys Beauty Salon
4 Reviews
Arrogant Hair By Shakerya
30 Reviews
Radha Be Beautiful Salon
9 Reviews
Long Island Cutlery
10 Reviews
Olga's Hair Braiding
6 Reviews
Pretty Beauty Salon
13 Reviews
Music To Your Hair & Body Care
13 Reviews
Futrell's Hair Studio
8 Reviews
Think Before You Ink Tattoo Studio
16 Reviews
Forever Ink
3 Reviews
Crazy Nails
25 Reviews
Sahan African Hair Braiding Ctr
41 Reviews
Andrea's Spa and Nail Salon
8 Reviews
Happy Pets NYC, LLC
31 Reviews
Petland Discounts
4 Reviews
Petland Discounts
2 Reviews
Monster Aquarium
47 Reviews
Gotham Pet Services
4 Reviews
Puppy Parade
10 Reviews
Empire State K9 Training
2 Reviews
Dominique Designs Dogs!
3 Reviews
Paws Up NYC
48 Reviews
A Billion Pros
3 Reviews
Pet's Wonder Grooming
4 Reviews
Dog Trotters
1 Review
Wolfie's Place
19 Reviews
WalkSpot
1 Review
Ruff Cuts Pet Grooming
7 Reviews
Bed and Biscuits
21 Reviews
Bigelina's Dog Walker
6 Reviews
Walk Dog Talk Dog
12 Reviews
Bark and Walk
6 Reviews

Crime

Crime Risks

Risk of burglary
in this area is
54%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
5%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
41%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
16%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
20%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
23%
lower than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
36
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
High School Diploma
Households with children are
41%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
42%

Political

The Area is
90%
registered Democrat

Construction

There have been
0
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days in Jamaica
There have been
6
demolitions in the last year in Jamaica
There have been
13
new buildings built in the last year in Jamaica

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