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
11
noise complaints in the last year per 1,000 Jamaica residents
There were
31
filth complaints in the last year per 1,000 Jamaica residents
There were
28
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
65 Reviews
O Lavrador Restaurant & Bar
147 Reviews
Maloney's
6 Reviews
The Lime Bar and Lounge
5 Reviews
Blarney Tavern
8 Reviews
Lovell's Guiding Light
2 Reviews
H2o Lounge
20 Reviews
PreGame Sports Bar & Lounge
2 Reviews
Applebee's
90 Reviews
Tropical Fantasy Bar & Lounge
6 Reviews
Vacilon Bar Lounge
1 Review
Jouvay
13 Reviews
Hpnotiq Hookah Lounge & Bar
2 Reviews
Island Rage
1 Review
Air Bar
11 Reviews
Berbice Bar and Restaurant
1 Review
Latens Place
30 Reviews
Macumba Bar & Restaurant
3 Reviews
Insomnia Bar & Lounge
2 Reviews
Shisha Cafe & Hookah Lounge
15 Reviews
A-Churrasqueira Restaurant & Bar
73 Reviews
Spicy Lanka
92 Reviews
Jamaican Flavors
61 Reviews
Beijing Dumpling House
92 Reviews
Don Nico's
64 Reviews
The Fish Spot
52 Reviews
PP Boy Japan Teriyaki & Sushi
54 Reviews
Puerto Plata Restaurant
27 Reviews
O Lavrador Restaurant & Bar
147 Reviews
Jennifer's Restaurant
38 Reviews
New York Fried Chicken Shake n Burger
12 Reviews
Nutripan 2
12 Reviews
Vibes
65 Reviews
Anita's Roti Shop
26 Reviews
Amina Thai
96 Reviews
Margherita Pizza
158 Reviews
Krispy Krunchy Chicken
14 Reviews
Sangria Tapas Bar & Restaurant
93 Reviews
Mirch Grill And Clay Oven
45 Reviews
Vina Del Mar
4 Reviews
Tony's Jamaica Market
16 Reviews
C-Town Supermarket
10 Reviews
Fine Fare
4 Reviews
Compare Foods
2 Reviews
Fine Fare Supermarket
4 Reviews
Ideal Food Basket
8 Reviews
Hi! Mango Natural Market
20 Reviews
Green Farm Supermarket
3 Reviews
South Road Guy R Deli
3 Reviews
Sammy Gourmet Deli
7 Reviews
Jamaica Green Grocery
2 Reviews
Pioneer Supermarket
2 Reviews
Bismillah Halal Meat and Grocery
1 Review
Whipped Treats
16 Reviews
Tim Horton's
18 Reviews
Starbucks
23 Reviews
Deli & Coffee
2 Reviews
Beky Bakery and Coffee Shop
2 Reviews
John's Coffee Shop
8 Reviews
The Panorama of My Silence-Heart
196 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
15 Reviews
Dunkin Donuts
1 Review
Dunkin' Donuts
14 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
12 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
10 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
8 Reviews
Dunkin' Donuts
10 Reviews
A & N Deli
1 Review
Dunkin' Donuts
11 Reviews
Nellys Corner
8 Reviews
Blink Fitness
36 Reviews
Planet Fitness
33 Reviews
24 Hour Fitness
14 Reviews
Crunch
26 Reviews
Rose Fitness NY
1 Review
Estelle Hair Boutique
22 Reviews
Prissys Place
49 Reviews
Mubarak Health & Beauty
9 Reviews
Dragonfly 3
22 Reviews
Hair Art NYC
34 Reviews
Forever Ink
1 Review
Yvelisse Salon
45 Reviews
Arrogant Hair By Shakerya
27 Reviews
Chameleon Tattoo
17 Reviews
Sahan African Hair Braiding Ctr
28 Reviews
Think Before You Ink Tattoo Studio
14 Reviews
Long Island Cutlery
9 Reviews
Olga's Hair Braiding
4 Reviews
Futrell's Hair Studio
8 Reviews
Crazy Nails
20 Reviews
Radha Be Beautiful Salon
8 Reviews
Feel Beauty Supply
14 Reviews
Blush Cosmetics Studio & Threading Day Spa
7 Reviews
Gladys Beauty Salon
3 Reviews
Okie's Nail & Spa
8 Reviews
Petland Discounts
2 Reviews
Happy Pets NYC, LLC
25 Reviews
Monster Aquarium
39 Reviews
Rufflife Pet Services
15 Reviews
Paws Up NYC
47 Reviews
Bed and Biscuits
18 Reviews
Vet Loves Pet Veterinary House Calls
15 Reviews
Tiff's LIC-k Dogwalking & Playgroups
11 Reviews
Meredith Zinner Photography
24 Reviews
Animal Loving Care
72 Reviews
Barking Budds
10 Reviews
Wolfie's Place
17 Reviews
Urban Wag Brooklyn
25 Reviews
Ruff Cuts Pet Grooming
7 Reviews
Never Alone Pets
59 Reviews
Pet's Wonder Grooming
3 Reviews
Mixy Paws
38 Reviews
Petland Discounts
4 Reviews
Blureef Aquarium
9 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
12
demolitions in the last year in Jamaica
There have been
21
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