Jamul, CA

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Living in Jamul

Jamul is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 6,400 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jamul is the 483rd largest community in California.

Housing costs in Jamul are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Jamul is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jamul is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jamul who work in management occupations (19.91%), office and administrative support (9.88%), and sales jobs (7.27%).

Also of interest is that Jamul has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Jamul is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Jamul a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Jamul has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Jamul’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Jamul has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jamul a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Jamul is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Jamul, the average commute to work is 36.91 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Jamul is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.33% of adults in Jamul have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Jamul in 2018 was $51,383, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,532 for a family of four.

Jamul is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Jamul home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jamul residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Jamul also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.08% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jamul include Irish, English, German, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Jamul is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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