Real Estate Market Update for Jamaica, NY
Welcome to January's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was down 12% from one year earlier, and down 13% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 360-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 15%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 350-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 27% year-over-year, and decreased 4% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Jamaica, NY
Area Information for Jamaica, NY
  • Population: 62,532
  • Median Age: 37 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 43 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 8%
  • Population Density: 29,096/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 10.72%
  • Closest Airport: John F Kennedy International
  • Closest College: St Johns University
  • Closest Jr. College: Cuny-queensborough Community College
  • Median Household Income: $50,726
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 11%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $477,500
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New York Mets
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 26.19%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Jamaica, NY
Median Age: 37 Married: 37% Number of Households: 19,009 Households with Children: 5,974
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Jamaica, NY

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      York Early College Academy 0.5 mi Public 6-12 3-5 5
      High School For Law Enforcement And Public Safety 0.5 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Ps 160 Walter Francis Bishop 0.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Queens High School For The Sciences At York Colleg 0.8 mi Public 9-12 5 3
      Ps 182 Samantha Smith 1.1 mi Public K-4 2 4
      A New Dawn Elementary School 1.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-3 0 4
      Jamaica Sda Elementary School 1.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      P.s. 45 Clarence Witherspoon 1.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2-5 4
      Ps 155 1.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 4
      Ideal Montessori School 1.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 3
      Ps 55 Maure 1.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 4
      Ps 86 1.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 3
      Hillcrest High School 1.4 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Ps 36 St Albans School 1.4 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Ps 121 1.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 3
      Young Women's Leadership School Of Queens 1.4 mi Public 6-12 2-5 3
      Ps 95 Eastwood 1.4 mi Public K-5 3 3
      Ps 96 1.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      Ps 82 Hammond 1.4 mi Public K-5 2 5
      Al-ihsan Academy 1.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Riverton Street Charter School 1.5 mi Public K-5 4 5
      The Mary Louis Academy 1.5 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Is 238 Susan B Anthony 1.6 mi Public 6-8 2-5 3
      Ps 161 Arthur Ashe School 1.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 4
      Ps 117 J Keld Briarwood School 1.7 mi Public K-5 3 4
      Immaculate Conception School 1.8 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Jhs 217 Robert A Van Wyck 1.8 mi Public 6-8 3 3
      Thomas A Edison Career And Technical High School 1.8 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Jamaica Day School Of St. Demetr 1.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Ps 15 Jackie Robinson 1.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Ps 131 Abigail Adams 1.8 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Ps 100 Glen Morris 1.8 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Yeshivat Ohr Haiim 1.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      P.s. 35 Nathaniel Woodhull 1.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School 2.0 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Archbishop Molloy High School 2.1 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Ps 124 Osmond A Church 2.1 mi Public K-8 3 4
      Bais Yaakov Academy For Girls 2.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Summit School (the) 2.2 mi Private 9-12 0 4
      St Nicholas Of Tolentine School 2.2 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 3
      Is 192 The Linden 2.2 mi Public 6-8 2-5 3
      Ps 132 Ralph Bunche 2.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Ps 51 2.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-1 0 4
      Ps 108 Capt Vincent G Fowler 2.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 4
      Stepping Stone Of Southeastern Queen School 2.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-3 0 4
      Preparatory Academy For Writers: A College Board School 2.4 mi Public 6-12 3 3
      George Washington Carver High School For The Scien 2.4 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Excelsior Preparatorty High School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 2-5 4
      Elishama Children's Prep School 2.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-3 0 5
      Ps 62 Chester Park 2.4 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Ps Is 178 Holliswood 2.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 4 4
      Ps 56 Harry Eichler 2.4 mi Public 2-5 3 4
      Ps 99 Kew Gardens 2.4 mi Public K-6 3-5 4
      Ps 251 2.5 mi Public K-3 3 3
      Yeshiva Shaar Hatorah 2.5 mi Private 9-12 0 5
      Holy Child Jesus School 2.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      St Mary Gate Of Heaven School 2.5 mi Catholic K-8 0 4
      Yeshiva Tifereth Moshe 2.6 mi Private K-8 0 4
      Merrick Academy Queens Public Charter School 2.6 mi Public K-6 2-5 4
      Ps 90 Horace Mann 2.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      Incarnation School 2.6 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 3
      The Bellaire School 2.7 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Ps 65 The Raymond York Elementary School 2.7 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Ms 137 America S School Of Heroes 2.7 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      Queens Preparatory Academy 2.8 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Sacred Heart Catholic School 2.8 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 3
      Ps 66 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis 3.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      Ave Maria Catholic Academy 3.0 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Jhs 210 Elizabeth Blackwell 3.0 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      Ps 254 3.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 4
      Ps 34 John Harvard 3.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 3
      Ps 63 Old South 3.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      Ps 181 Brookfield 3.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 3
      Word Christian Academy 3.1 mi Private K-8 0 4
      Ps 146 Howard Beach 3.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3-5 3
      Ps 176 Cambria Heights 3.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      Cambria Center For The Gifted Child 3.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 4
      Ps 60 Woodhaven 3.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 3
      Ps 38 Rosedale 3.3 mi Public K-5 2 4
      Mona Prep 3.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 4
      Grace Lutheran Day School 3.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      St Elizabeth Catholic Academy 3.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      St Thomas The Apostle 3.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Ps 64 Joseph P Addabbo 3.5 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Ps 207 Rockwood Park 3.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 4 4
      Our Lady Of Lourdes School 3.6 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Ps 232 Lindenwood 3.6 mi Public K-8 4-5 4
      Ps 97 Forest Park 3.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 3
      St Helen School 3.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Ps 33 Edward M Funk 3.9 mi Public K-5 3 4
      Ps 195 William Haberle 3.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Ps 18 Winchester 4.1 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      St Gregory The Great School 4.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Ps 133 4.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 5
      Ps Is 208 5.0 mi Public K-8 4 4
      Queens High School Of Teaching Liberal Arts And Sc 5.0 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Ps Is 266 5.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 4-5 4
      Ps 186 Castlewood 5.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Ps 224 5.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 0 3
      Yeshiva Har Torah 5.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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