NY

National Population : 333,590,059
New York State Population : 18,700,215

About Jamaica, NY

Jamaica, NY is located in Queens County in the state of New York.

The total City Population for Jamaica is about 728,928 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about N/A.

The Average Home Value is $441,917.39, which is roughly 39% higher than the Average Home Value of $267,700.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 57% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $69,816.78, which is roughly 1% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $68,931.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 18% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Jamaica is about .

New York is ranked #2 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.46 out of 100.

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Voting

Queens County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 62.62% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 71.62%
Republican: 26.77%
Other: 0.92%
Green: 0.37%
Libertarian: 0.31%


Nearby Locations

Jamaica, NY (0.00 mi.)
Saint Albans, NY (1.21 mi.)
Laurelton, NY (1.74 mi.)
Rosedale, NY (1.74 mi.)
Alden Manor, NY (1.80 mi.)
Meacham, NY (1.80 mi.)
Elmont, NY (1.80 mi.)
Hollis, NY (2.23 mi.)
Floral Park, NY (2.36 mi.)
Queens Vlg, NY (2.45 mi.)
Bellrs Manor, NY (2.45 mi.)
Rochdale Vlg, NY (2.45 mi.)
Bellerose, NY (2.79 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 11411, 11412, 11413, 11414, 11415, 11416, 11417, 11418, 11419, 11420, 11421, 11422, 11423, 11426, 11427, 11428, 11429, 11430, 11432, 11433, 11434, 11435, 11436
Latitude : 40.659812
Longitude : -73.738055
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 12 ft.
Area Code(s) : 347, 917, 929, 718, 516

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.96
Male Population Estimate : 47.49%
Female Population Estimate : 52.51%
Median Age : 36.8
Male Median Age : 34.5
Female Median Age : 38.3

White Population Estimate : 23.94%
Black Population Estimate : 45.45%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 21.96%
Asian Population Estimate : 18.95%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.57%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.88%
Other Population Estimate : 15.74%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Jamaica specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Queens County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Queens County: About 598 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Queens County is about 33% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 52% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.