Jamaica 50 Poor
Jamaica Livability #126 ranked neighborhood in New York#260 ranked neighborhood in New YorkRanks better than 4% of areas
A+ Jamaica Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Jamaica Cost of Living Cost of living is 24% higher than New York
14545% more expensive than the US average
New York
16262% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Jamaica cost of living
F Jamaica Crime Total crime is 17% higher than New York
Total crime
2,10019% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4819% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
3%Year over year crime is up
Jamaica crime
D- Jamaica Employment Household income is 6% lower than New York
Median household income
$57,3894% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$22,25225% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
8%67% higher than the US average
Jamaica employment
F Jamaica Housing Home value is 27% higher than New York
Median home value
$364,63597% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,26033% higher than the US average
Home ownership
43%32% lower than the US average
Jamaica real estate or Jamaica rentals
F Jamaica Schools HS graduation rate is 17% lower than New York
High school grad. rates
68%18% lower than the US average
School test scores
33%33% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Jamaica K-12 schools
F Jamaica User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Jamaica
Overall user rating
47% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
27% 4 total surveys
all Jamaica poll results

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      Jamaica transportation information

      StatisticJamaicaNew YorkNew York
      Average one way commuten/a40min33min
      Workers who drive to work32.3%22.0%53.0%
      Workers who carpool4.8%4.6%6.7%
      Workers who take public transit55.2%56.6%28.0%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%1.1%0.7%
      Workers who walk4.7%10.0%6.3%
      Working from home1.5%4.1%4.0%

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