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Jamaica township, IL map Land area: 31.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 206 (all rural)
Males: 96  (46.6%)
Females: 110  (53.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 206 (174 owner occupied, 32 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%


Races in Jamaica township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 100.0%

Median age of males: 41.8
Median age of females: 41.4

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Average household size: 2.54

Jamaica township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.77

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,600 ($44,375 in 1999)
This township:

$45,600
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $0
Here:

$0
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $69,265 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Jamaica township:

$69,265
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $12,411 - $18,276

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $81,968
Here:

$81,968
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $474,333
Here:

$474,333
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $512,414
Here:

$512,414
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $61,961
Here:

$61,961
State:

$35,670
Population density: 7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

24.2%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

24.2%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Miller School (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Jordan Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 6 (83% naturalized citizens)

Jamaica township:  2.9%
State:  12.3%

100% of Jamaica township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 107
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 3
  • South: 3
  • West: 0
Jamaica township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • Mobile homes: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,500


Housing units in Jamaica township with a mortgage: 0 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 3
  • 1990 to 1994: 8
  • 1980 to 1989: 4
  • 1970 to 1979: 5
  • 1960 to 1969: 2
  • 1950 to 1959: 0
  • 1940 to 1949: 6
  • 1939 or earlier: 5

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jamaica township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 2
  • 5 rooms: 2
  • 6 rooms: 7
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 5

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jamaica township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 2
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 3
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 1

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Jamaica township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 0
  • 3 bedrooms: 11
  • 4 bedrooms: 3
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jamaica township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 2
  • 3 bedrooms: 0
  • 4 bedrooms: 4
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Jamaica township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 4
  • 2 vehicles: 11
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Cars and other vehicles available in Jamaica township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 4
  • 2 vehicles: 0
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (49%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Repair and maintenance (13%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Food and beverage stores (22%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Public administration (22%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (28%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Registered nurses (22%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (22%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (22%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (22%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Jamaica township:

  • German (63.5%)
  • United States or American (27.0%)
  • Norwegian (5.4%)
  • Irish (4.1%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 25 (52%)
  • Carpooled: 14 (29%)
  • Walked: 8 (17%)
  • Worked at home: 1 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (89%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

22.7% of residents of Jamaica township speak English at home.
77.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 128
  • In family households: 128 (24 male householders, 3 female householders)
    19 spouses, 74 children (70 natural, 4 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 2 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 2 other relatives, 1 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 0 (0 male householders (0 living alone)), 0 female householders (0 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 7 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons,

37 married couples with children.
8 single-parent households (4 men, 4 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

11.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Jamaica township:

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