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Demographics

People

Total Population989
Male Share of the Population57.5%
Female Share of the Population42.5%
Senior Citizens22.6%
Employed Population 16+517
Age of the Population54

Families

% of people married52.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.4%
Median Earnings25+$50,324
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,722

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,125
% Above Poverty Level96%
% Below Poverty Level4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone44.6%
Median Gross Rent$888
Median House Value$186,500

Ancestry

German34%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.9%
Irish23.9%
English23.7%
French Except Basque7.5%
Italian4.6%
Scottish3%
Norwegian2.4%
Slovak2.2%
Czech1.4%
Swedish1.2%
Israeli1%
Polish0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Finnish0.2%
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Jamaica Beach Almanac

CategoryValue
County Galveston County
Standard Zip Codes77554
Phone Area Codes409
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude29.25
Approximate Longitude-94.92

Jamaica Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGALVESTON
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp50 to 62 F
Apr Temp65 to 75 F
Jul Temp80 to 89 F
Oct Temp68 to 80 F
Annual Precip43.8 inches
StationALVIN
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp43 to 62 F
Apr Temp60 to 77 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp60 to 81 F
Annual Precip51.7 inches
StationHOUSTON HOBBY AP
Distance36.7 miles
Jan Temp45 to 63 F
Apr Temp61 to 79 F
Jul Temp75 to 94 F
Oct Temp62 to 82 F
Annual Precip53.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Galveston49,443$54,095
Hitchcock7,464$52,019
La Marque15,567$54,303
Santa Fe12,839$82,386
Texas City46,811$51,452
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