Jamaica, VT

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Jamaica Profile


Overview

Jamaica is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 1,011 people and just one neighborhood, Jamaica is the 117th largest community in Vermont.

Occupations and Workforce

Jamaica is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jamaica is a town of service providers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Jamaica who work in office and administrative support (13.52%), food service (10.54%), and maintenance occupations (10.14%).

Of important note, Jamaica is also a town of artists. Jamaica has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Jamaica’s character.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.61% 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.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Jamaica is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Jamaica’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

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, Jamaica has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jamaica a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small town, Jamaica doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Jamaica Demographics

The education level of Jamaica citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.75% of adults in Jamaica have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Jamaica in 2010 was $24,062, which is low income relative to Vermont, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,248 for a family of four. However, Jamaica contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Jamaica home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jamaica residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Jamaica include English, Italian, German, and French .

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jamaica 0.101011101001110
Vermont 1.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Jamaica 0.101011101001110
Vermont 14.07
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Jamaica 0.101011101001110
Vermont 5

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

LELAND AND GRAY UHSD #34


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Leland & Gray Uhsd #34
2042 Vt Route 30
Townshend, VT, 05353
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.3% 38.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.2% 32.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.1% 5.8%

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to VT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Jamaica Village School
347 Depot Street
Jamaica, VT, 05343
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.2% 38.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 55.4% 32.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.8% 5.8%

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