For population 25 years and over in Jamaica:
For population 15 years and over in Jamaica town:
30 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colonie, NY (56.5 miles , pop. 79,258).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (102.1 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (165.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Wardsboro, VT (2.2 miles ), Windham, VT (2.4 miles ), Stratton, VT (2.5 miles) , Townshend, VT (2.6 miles ), Winhall, VT (2.7 miles ), Londonderry, VT (2.7 miles ), Newfane, VT (3.1 miles ), Athens, VT (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 43.10 N, Longitude: 72.79 W
Area code: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +190 (+25.1%).
Work and jobs in Jamaica: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Jamaica, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jamaica-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the Jamaica town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 23.0 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Jamaica-area historical earthquake activity is below Vermont state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from Jamaica center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from Jamaica center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Windham County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Robert Cowdin - Union Army general, Henry W. Downs - Recipient of the Medal of Honor.
Hospitals/medical centers near Jamaica:
Amtrak station near Jamaica:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamaica:
See full list of schools located in Jamaica
Public elementary/middle school in Jamaica:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Jamaica and their reported violations in the past:WINHALL BROOK RECREATIONAL AREA (Address: 88 BALL MTN DAM BALL MTN LANE , Population served: 277, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:TOWNSHEND LAKE (Address: 88 BALL MTN LN , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:JAMAICA VILLAGE SCHOOL (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:THREE MOUNTAIN INN (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ASTAS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Jamaica that have no violations reported:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Jamaica compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Jamaica (based on Windham County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,328 average adjusted gross income)
0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($520 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,696 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Jamaica:
Strongest FM radio stations in Jamaica:
TV broadcast stations around Jamaica:
Jamaica, Vermont:See more detailed statistics of Jamaica fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Jamaica, VT
Total length: 76 meters (249ft)
Total costs: $9,632,000
Total average daily traffic: 30,065
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,545
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 42,147
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jamaica, VT