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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Jamul really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Jamul perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Jamul has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Jamul has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Jamul than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Jamul may be for you.

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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