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Jamaica Plain Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
42,799
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 9 responses
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  • Friendly
    56%
  • Diverse
    22%
  • Progressive
    22%

Jamaica Plain Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    54%
  • Hispanic
    26%
  • African American
    11%
  • Asian
    5%
  • Two or more races
    4%
  • Other race
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    54%
  • Male
    46%
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    26%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%

Income

Median Household Income
$76,562
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    23%
  • $25-$44k
    11%
  • $45-$74k
    16%
  • $75-$149k
    31%
  • $150k+
    19%

Community

Poll
80%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.10 responses
Poll
89%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted.9 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 8 responses
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  • Get to know the bus and subway system
    50%
  • Get involved in the community
    25%
  • Try things outside of your comfort zone.
    25%
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