Jamaica Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Jamaica Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 109,495 0.1%
Male Population 52,047 0.4%
Female Population 57,449 -0.1%
Male Population 47.53 %
Female Population 52.47 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 36.1 0.3%
Citizen US Born 57,805 -0.1%
Citizen not US Born 32,260 2.7%
Not Citizen 19,431 -3.2%
Citizen US Born 52.79 %
Citizen not US Born 29.46 %
Not Citizen 17.75 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,249 -1.6%
Moved from Same Country 6,015 -3.1%
Moved from Same State 2,211 -2.0%
Moved from Different State 656 -1.2%
Same House as Last Year 97,964 0.4%
Moved from Abroad 1.16 %
Moved from Same Country 5.56 %
Moved from Same State 2.05 %
Moved from Different State 0.61 %
Same House as Last Year 90.63 %

Occupational Employment in Jamaica top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 40,552 0.5%
Blue Collar 11,317 2.1%
White Collar 78.18 %
Blue Collar 21.82 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 5,351 11.0%
Private Companies 33,993 -0.8%
Governmental Workers 9,063 2.3%
Not for Profit Companies 3,462 -0.6%
Self Employees 10.32 %
Private Companies 65.54 %
Governmental Workers 17.47 %
Not for Profit Companies 6.67 %

Number of Households in Jamaica top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 33,383 0.2%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.3%
Family Households 23,905 0.5%
Non-family Households 9,479 -0.4%
Family Households 71.61 %
Non-family Households 28.39 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 12,347 2.0%
Households without Children 21,036 -0.8%
Households with Children 36.99 %
Households without Children 63.01 %

Median and Average Income in Jamaica top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $80,205.81 5.0%
Median Household Income $64,087.00 3.0%
People below Poverty Level 14,356 -8.1%
People above Poverty Level 91,693 1.4%

Housing in Jamaica top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 35,583 0.0%
Median Year Built 1954 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 9,668 -1.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 5,063 -6.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 6,845 5.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 6,043 0.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,144 4.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,248 -9.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,836 -0.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,182 3.5%
Built in 2010 or Later 554 28.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 33,383 0.2%
Owner Occupied 14,838 0.3%
Renter Occupied 18,545 0.2%
Owner Occupied 44.45 %
Renter Occupied 55.55 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 10,405 -1.1%
Without Mortgage 4,433 3.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $447,300.00 7.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $404,100.00 6.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,566.00 5.4%
With Mortgage 70.12 %
Without Mortgage 29.88 %

Jamaica Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 8,234 2.4%
Some High School 32,565 -2.9%
Some College 19,956 2.1%
Associate Degree 6,601 2.2%
Bachelor's Degree 13,378 3.6%
No High School 10.2 %
Some High School 40.34 %
Some College 24.72 %
Associate Degree 8.18 %
Bachelor's Degree 16.57 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Jamaica top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 39,657 -1.5%
Married 38,315 2.3%
Separated 2,663 -2.4%
Widowed 5,088 -3.9%
Divorced 5,912 -2.2%
Never Married 43.28 %
Married 41.81 %
Separated 2.91 %
Widowed 5.55 %
Divorced 6.45 %

Means of Transport to Work in Jamaica top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 20,619 4.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 7,245 -8.8%
Railroad 45 -95.5%
Bicycle 94 -6.0%
Motorcycle 19 18.8%
TaxiCab 343 -13.2%
Walk 2,699 8.9%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 11432 11433 11434 11435 11436 11451

Recently added listings in Jamaica top

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  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
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  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
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  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
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Jamaica is an area in Southeastern Queens,Queens,New York City,New York with a population of 109,495. There are 52,047 male residents living in Jamaica and 57,449 female residents. The total number of households is 33,383 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 36 with 38,315 people being married and 53,320 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 78.18% white collar employees and 21.82% blue collar employees in Jamaica..
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