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 92.30% 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 (22.06%), sales jobs (13.12%), and office and administrative support (8.45%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Jamul telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.73% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 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.

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 35.44 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Jamul are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.82% of adults in Jamul have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Jamul in 2018 was $48,263, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,052 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 14.78% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jamul include Irish, English, German, Italian, and European.

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

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