Jamaica Guthrie County, Iowa

Jamaica: City in Iowa, United States

About

Jamaica is a city located in the county of Guthrie in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 224 and a population density of 190 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 218 inhabitants.

The city was created 140 years ago in 1881.

Jamaica Quick Facts

Population : 218 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Guthrie County
Postal code : 50128
Phone Area Codes : 641
Area : 1.18 km2
Altitude : 1,033 feet / 315 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1882 (140 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:04:12 (29th September 2022)
Density : 185 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.75% (2010-2020)

Geography

Jamaica is located at 41°50'46"N 94°18'35"W (41.8461000, -94.3096900).

Jamaica map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Jamaica decreased by 2.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 224 - census
2011 222 -0.9% estimation process
2012 220 -0.91% estimation process
2013 218 -0.92% estimation process
2014 218 0% estimation process
2015 217 -0.46% estimation process
2016 217 0% estimation process
2017 216 -0.46% estimation process
2018 217 0.46% estimation process
2019 218 0.46% estimation process
2020 218 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,855
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,583
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 13.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,648
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,934
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.6%
People over 65 (%) : 15.8%
Female persons, % : 54.6%
White only, percent : 89.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 8.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 54.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 41.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 663
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.4%

Jamaica zip code is 50128. County name: Guthrie, County fips: 19077

Jamaica, Van Ness

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $158,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,431
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $520
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,049
2015-2019 Households : 3,354
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.08
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 32,745
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 46,874
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 372,997
2012 total retail sales per capita : $40,189
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $65,016
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,088
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,209
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 597
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 421
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 419
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 708
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 61
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,017
2010 population per square mile : 1,141.0
2010 land area in square miles : 7.83

Schools in Jamaica

College & universities near Jamaica, IA

Code Name City ZIP
367024 Purdue University Global-Des Moines Urbandale (IA) 50323-5702
153764 La James International College-Johnston Johnston (IA) 50131
475015 Aveda Institute-Des Moines West Des Moines (IA) 50266

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Jamaica, IA

Code Name Address Type
CRN Creston Pine and Adams Avenue RAIL
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL

Post offices near Jamaica

Post Office Name City ZIP
Jamaica Post Office Jamaica (IA) 50128

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Jamaica , New York neighborhood of Queens, New York City with a population of 216,866 people.
  • Jamaica , Vermont town in Vermont, United States with a population of 1,025 people.
  • Jamaica , Illinois human settlement in Illinois, United States of America with a population of 184 people.

Other cities in Guthrie County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Guthrie County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Guthrie Center 1,487 City in Iowa
Panora 1,066 City in Guthrie County, Iowa, United States of America
Bayard 457 City in Guthrie County, Iowa, United States
Casey 402 City in Iowa, United States
Menlo 347 Human settlement in Guthrie County, Iowa, United States of America
Bagley 285 Human settlement in Guthrie County, Iowa, United States of America
Yale 239 City in Guthrie County, Iowa, United States