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Jamaica Estates
  • Neighborhood in New York City, NY

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Jamaica Estates is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 20,050. Jamaica Estates is in Queens County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Jamaica Estates offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Jamaica Estates there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Jamaica Estates and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Jamaica Estates are above average.

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About Jamaica Estates...
Population
20,050

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$772,817
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,617
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    247
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    115.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    141.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    993.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    105.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$90,702
National
$64,994
Families with Children
25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

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