Jamaica, VT Population

Population: 946. Estimated population in July 2020: 926 (-2.1% change)
Males: 503 (53.2%), Females: 443 (46.8%)

Windham County

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $34,917
Median house value: $112,000

Races in Jamaica:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: English (23.6%), Irish (16.9%), German (10.1%), United States (8.0%), Italian (7.5%), French (6.9%).

Elevation: 732 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jamaica

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jamaica town

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

3.2% Foreign born (2.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +190 (+25.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jamaica:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jamaica:

  • RUTLAND STATE (about 31 miles; RUTLAND, VT; Abbreviation: RUT)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 60 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; Abbreviation: GFL)
  • WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN (about 66 miles; SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA; Abbreviation: CEF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jamaica:

  • NORTH WINDHAM (about 10 miles; LONDONDERRY, VT; Abbreviation: 3N3)
  • MOUNT SNOW (about 14 miles; WEST DOVER, VT; Abbreviation: 4V8)
  • HARTNESS STATE (SPRINGFIELD) (about 25 miles; SPRINGFIELD, VT; Abbreviation: VSF)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jamaica:

  • KEENE STATE COLLEGE (about 39 miles; KEENE, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,049)
  • WILLIAMS COLLEGE (about 42 miles; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,047)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-AMHERST (about 52 miles; AMHERST, MA; Full-time enrollment: 21,468)
  • SMITH COLLEGE (about 55 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,053)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 57 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE (about 61 miles; SOUTH HADLEY, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,029)
  • HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; HOLYOKE, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,747)
Public primary/middle school in Jamaica:

  • JAMAICA VILLAGE SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 18 WORDEN ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Jamaica:

  • JAMAICA MEMORIAL (Operating income: $5,506; Location: P.O. BOX 266; 3,300 books)