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 6,179 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Jamul is the 490th largest community in California.

Jamul home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Jamul real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.96% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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.

One downside of living in Jamul, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.00 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Jamul citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.96% of adults in Jamul have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Jamul in 2018 was $52,648, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $210,592 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 18.60% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jamul include Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac, Irish, German, English, and European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Jamul's cultural character, accounting for 15.78% of the town’s population.

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

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