dcsimg

Demographics

People

Total Population220
Male Share of the Population53.6%
Female Share of the Population46.4%
Senior Citizens18.6%
Employed Population 16+102
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married45.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.2%
Median Earnings25+$35,521
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,528
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,313
% Above Poverty Level91.8%
% Below Poverty Level8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40%
Median Gross Rent$529
Median House Value$67,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35%
Irish13.6%
English8.2%
Dutch2.3%
Polish1.8%
Scottish1.8%
French Except Basque1.4%
Norwegian0.9%
German0.9%
Danishn0.9%
Croatian0.5%
+ Show More

Jamaica Almanac

CategoryValue
County Guthrie County
Standard Zip Codes50128
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.84
Approximate Longitude-94.3

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)

StationPERRY
Distance10 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches
StationBOONE
Distance26.1 miles
Jan Temp7 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches
StationCARROLL
Distance31.7 miles
Jan Temp7 to 28 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bagley342$65,250
Dawson151$81,250
Linden189$67,500
Perry7,747$49,718
Rippey228$46,786
Yale291$51,500

Jamaica Public Libraries

Jamaica Public Library
316 MAIN ST
Jamaica, Iowa
(641) 429-3362

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Sources :
Study Online in Jamaica
Additional Resources
Info for Jamaica Government Officials


Are you an official in the Jamaica government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.