Jamaica demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5315591
Median age40.238.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1861%44%43%
Speak English77%92%79%
Speak Spanish23%4%13%
Jamaica, IA has a population of 242 and is the 23,587th largest city in the United States. The population density is 531 per sq mi which is 871% higher than the Iowa average and 486% higher than the national average. The median age in Jamaica is 40 which is approximately 6% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Jamaica, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 77% speak English and 23% speak Spanish. 72% of Jamaica residents were born in Iowa, 12% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 15% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Jamaica is 871% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Jamaica is 6% higher than Iowa.
  • In Jamaica 78.51% of the population is White.
  • In Jamaica 0.41% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Jamaica 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Jamaica population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.41%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%1.97%3.06%
Other race21.07%1.27%4.75%
In Jamaica, 26.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Jamaica, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).