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People

Total Population 215
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 105
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 49.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,625
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.3%
Median Gross Rent $578
Median House Value $67,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.7%
US/American 0%
English 13.5%
Irish 15.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jamaica Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles W of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Guthrie
Standard Zip Codes 50128
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.846
Longitude -94.309

Jamaica Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PERRY
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station CARROLL
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bagley 330 $55,357
Dawson 197 $50,500
Linden 186 $71,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jamaica Public Libraries

Library
Jamaica Public Library
316 MAIN STREET
Jamaica, Iowa
(641) 429-3326

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