Jamaica Beach, Texas

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Population in 2017: 1,075 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 617  (57.5%)
Females: 458  (42.5%)
Median resident age:

54.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77554.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $86,491 (it was $52,045 in 2000)
Jamaica Beach:

$86,491
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $50,589 (it was $30,943 in 2000)

Jamaica Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $244,958 (it was $97,200 in 2000)
Jamaica Beach:

$244,958
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $220,215; detached houses: $225,608; townhouses or other attached units: $107,019; in 2-unit structures: $31,683; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $494,498; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,856; mobile homes: $204,980; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $82,201

Median gross rent in 2017: $953.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jamaica Beach: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.0%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Jamaica Beach, TX (2010)
    • 87088.5%White alone
    • 727.3%Hispanic
    • 141.4%Black alone
    • 141.4%Two or more races
    • 111.1%Asian alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

Races in Jamaica Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Jamaica Beach, Texas as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jamaica Beach is 1,036 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Jamaica Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(89.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(92.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(94.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(356.2)
2
(174.4)
1
(88.7)
1
(90.3)
1
(90.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(267.1)
11
(959.0)
5
(443.7)
7
(632.3)
7
(634.6)
3
(276.2)
0
(0.0)
11
(1,086)
1
(99.4)
5
(490.2)
5
(480.3)
2
(188.9)
7
(649.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(712.4)
17
(1,482)
12
(1,065)
16
(1,445)
12
(1,088)
6
(552.5)
0
(0.0)
10
(987.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(98.0)
13
(1,249)
10
(944.3)
11
(1,020)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.2)
2
(177.5)
5
(451.7)
1
(90.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(197.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(192.1)
3
(283.3)
1
(92.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)296.5168.3105.6228.5140.541.40.0131.37.038.298.9102.0167.9

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City-data.com crime index in Jamaica Beach, TX

Crime rate in Jamaica Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.67
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: German (17.1%), English (15.2%), Irish (11.2%), French (7.6%), Scotch-Irish (6.4%), Israeli (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 0.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,488 people per square mile   (low).

Jamaica Beach, Texas map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,545 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,320 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Galveston, TX (11.2 miles , pop. 57,247).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (46.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Tiki Island, TX (2.9 miles ),
Bayou Vista, TX (3.1 miles ),
Hitchcock, TX (3.2 miles ),
Galveston, TX (3.3 miles ),
La Marque, TX (3.5 miles ),
Texas City, TX (3.8 miles ),
Santa Fe, TX (3.9 miles ),
Dickinson, TX (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 29.19 N, Longitude: 94.98 W

Distribution of median household income in Jamaica Beach, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jamaica Beach, TX in 2017
Jamaica Beach satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $341,800
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $249,600
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $258,200
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $234,900
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $241,300
  • 2016: 19 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $231,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Jamaica Beach, TX residents
Average permit cost in Jamaica Beach, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +449 (+71.7%).
Most common industries in Jamaica Beach, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.6%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Educational services (18.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Private households (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Jamaica Beach, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Carpenters (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.2%)

Average climate in Jamaica Beach, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 38.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.47. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.47
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.02
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Jamaica Beach-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Jamaica Beach city center killed 8 people and injured 200 people.

On 9/12/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Jamaica Beach-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 304.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 192.0 miles away from Jamaica Beach center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 147.2 miles away from Jamaica Beach center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.6 miles away from Jamaica Beach center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 433.3 miles away from Jamaica Beach center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 509.1 miles away from Jamaica Beach center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Galveston County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jamaica Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jamaica Beach:

  • GULF HEALTH CARE CENTER IN GALVESTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GALVESTON, TX)
  • ISLAND DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; GALVESTON, TX)
  • HOSPICE OF GALVESTON COUNTY INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; GALVESTON, TX)
  • HTH HOLY TRINITY HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LA MARQUE, TX)
  • BAYOU PINES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LA MARQUE, TX)
  • THE MERIDIAN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GALVESTON, TX)
  • TURNER GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GALVESTON, TX)

Amtrak stations near Jamaica Beach:

  • 13 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) - Bus Station
  • 14 miles: GALVESTON (BEACH CENTRAL STA., 21ST AT SEAWALL) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamaica Beach:

  • College of the Mainland (about 15 miles; Texas City, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,739)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 15 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • Alvin Community College (about 22 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • Brazosport College (about 28 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 28 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 34 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • Lee College (about 38 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jamaica Beach: Jamaica Beach Volunteer Fire Department (A), Jamaica Beach Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Jamaica Beach: Mary Star of the Sea Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Galveston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Jamaica Beach:

Marital status in Jamaica Beach, TX
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Jamaica Beach:

  • High school or higher: 98.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jamaica Beach, TX (based on Galveston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant61,765195
Catholic57,9078
Mainline Protestant18,37350
Other13,72826
Black Protestant5,37317
Orthodox5593
None133,604-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
Galveston County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Galveston County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
Here:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 126
Here:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Galveston County:

28.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Galveston County:

16.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jamaica Beach:

52.9%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Jamaica Beach:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jamaica Beach:

20.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Jamaica Beach:

36.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

58.8%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Jamaica Beach:

78.5%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jamaica Beach, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$25,202$50,4040$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,946$71,6760$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,918$35,0160$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,580$30,9600$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 10$42,646$51,1750$0

Jamaica Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $439,000 ($408.37)
    Water Utilities: $411,000 ($382.33)
    Police Protection: $305,000 ($283.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($160.93)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($89.30)
    Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($74.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($26.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $462,000 ($429.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $98,000 ($91.16)

Jamaica Beach government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $519,000 ($482.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $169,000 ($157.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $217,000 ($201.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $553,000 ($514.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($1.86)
  • Tax - Property: $754,000 ($701.40)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $103,000 ($95.81)

Jamaica Beach government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,180,000 ($1097.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,030,000 ($958.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000 ($139.53)

Jamaica Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,804,000 ($4468.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $630,000 ($586.05)

8.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($844 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  3.72% ($69,465 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.68% ($68,846)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.17% ($81,292)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($385 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  2.88% ($59,610 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.60% ($57,582)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.18% ($64,356)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jamaica Beach:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGBC (1540 AM; 3 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jamaica Beach:

  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K208DG (89.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • K247AF (97.3 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around Jamaica Beach:

  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K30DN (Channel 30; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: GERALD R. PROCTOR)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 16628 San Luis Pass Road (Lat: 29.182750 Lon: -94.974639), Call Sign: KBF420, Licensee ID: L00117339,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.265 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2005, Expiration Date: 04/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2015, Registrant: City Of Jamaica Beach, Jamaica Beach, TX 77551, Phone: (409) 737-1800, Fax: (409) 737-5211, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 0303MSTWMWBAP1, Lat: 29.185722 Lon: -94.978111, Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQJY595,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Gregory A Angst Pe, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200 Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 850-7646, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$245,3303$206,1374$217,053
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$350,2101$324,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$145,8100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7261.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$189,3901$172,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7261.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Jamaica Beach, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Jamaica Beach, TX - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of fires - 19 took place in 2012, and the least - 3 in 2004. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Jamaica Beach, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (66.4%), and Structure Fires (25.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jamaica Beach, TX
    • 9366.4%Outside Fires
    • 3525.0%Structure Fires
    • 64.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 64.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jamaica Beach, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jamaica Beach, TX
  • 87.4%Electricity
  • 12.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jamaica Beach, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


Jamaica Beach compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Jamaica Beach on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
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  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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