Jamaica Plain 68 Average
Jamaica Plain Livability #5 ranked neighborhood in Boston#15 ranked neighborhood in MassachusettsRanks better than 52% of areas
A+ Jamaica Plain Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Jamaica Plain Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% higher than Massachusetts
Jamaica Plain
13939% more expensive than the US average
14646% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Jamaica Plain cost of living
D+ Jamaica Plain Crime Total crime is 36% higher than Massachusetts
Total crime
1,85221% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5421% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
5%Year over year crime is up
Jamaica Plain crime
C+ Jamaica Plain Employment Household income is 7% higher than Massachusetts
Median household income
$75,65237% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$40,27535% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%17% higher than the US average
Jamaica Plain employment
D- Jamaica Plain Housing Home value is 5% higher than Massachusetts
Median home value
$359,36495% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,34342% higher than the US average
Home ownership
34%47% lower than the US average
Jamaica Plain real estate or Jamaica Plain rentals
F Jamaica Plain Schools HS graduation rate is 1% higher than Massachusetts
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
32%33% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
Jamaica Plain K-12 schools
A+ Jamaica Plain User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Jamaica Plain
Overall user rating
94% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
0% 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
94% 2 total surveys
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      Jamaica Plain transportation information

      StatisticJamaica PlainBostonMassachusetts
      Average one way commuten/a30min29min
      Workers who drive to work30.7%38.9%71.1%
      Workers who carpool3.9%6.0%7.5%
      Workers who take public transit39.9%33.6%9.9%
      Workers who bicycle6.3%2.1%0.8%
      Workers who walk14.5%14.8%4.9%
      Working from home3.8%3.4%4.7%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).