|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jamaica is 193. Jamaica, Iowa is the 16,625th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Jamaica was in 2000, when its population was 236. In 2000, Jamaica was the 16,394th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 16,625th largest city in the US. Jamaica is currently 18.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
Jamaica has shrunk 18.2% since the year 2000. Jamaica, Iowa's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|16622||Grand River, Iowa||193||-16.4%|
|16624||Island Park, Idaho||193||-23.7%|
|16629||Queen Anne, Maryland||193||9.6%|
The total voting age population of Jamaica, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 183. The voting age population is 53.0% male and 47.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.9% of the residents of Jamaica are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jamaica are 82.3% White, 17.4% Other and 0.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 25.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jamaica, 9.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 6.0%. On a per-household basis, 10.0% of families are below the poverty line in Jamaica.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.2% of Jamaica residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.5% of Jamaica residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.0% have a bachelor's degree and 1.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jamaica residents aged 5 and older, 19.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 19.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jamaica is 6.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jamaica, 16.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jamaica is $38,021.
In Jamaica, 73.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.8% of housing units in Jamaica.
Of all the housing units in Jamaica, 58.7% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jamaica is $596.
In Jamaica, 77.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.