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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jamul is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jamul who work in sales jobs (14.35%), management occupations (13.45%) and office and administrative support (12.70%).
A relatively large number of people in Jamul telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.31% 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.
Jamul is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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 30.59 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Jamul doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Jamul citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.02% of adults in Jamul have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Jamul in 2010 was $39,791, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $159,164 for a family of four.
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 Black or African-American. Jamul also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.08% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jamul include German, Irish, English, Italian, Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac and Swedish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Jamul's cultural character, accounting for 17.15% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Jamul is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,704|
|JAMUL HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||87.28%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||12.72%|
|TYPE OF JAMUL HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||98.40%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.14%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF JAMUL HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||15.50%|
|AGE OF JAMUL HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||14.93%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||65.65%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||18.49%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.93%|
|JAMUL REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$565,820|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,559|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $67,000||2.72%|
|$67,001 - $135,000||1.06%|
|$135,001 - $270,000||1.46%|
|$270,001 - $405,000||4.18%|
|$405,001 - $540,000||11.01%|
|$540,001 - $675,000||17.04%|
|$675,001 - $1,012,000||45.82%|
|$1,012,001 - $1,349,000||12.40%|
|PEOPLE OF JAMUL||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.51%|
|5 TO 17||15.41%|
|18 TO 24||8.71%|
|25 TO 34||9.62%|
|35 TO 54||28.60%|
|55 TO 64||15.59%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.57%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.66%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$109,492|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$39,791|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.39%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (13.21%)
Public Service (8.27%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.17%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.78%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.52%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.17%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.88%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.88%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||22.08%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (16.55%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (73.76%)
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