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Jamaica is a town in Windham County.

The community name derives from a Natick Indian term for "beaver."

The latitude of Jamaica is 43.100N. The longitude is -72.778W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,135 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 946.


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Median household income
Local
$34,917
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jamaica demographic reports
Jamaica is on the West River.
Well-known residents have included:
· Norman Mailer, writer
Nearby parks & recreation: Jamaica State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Jamaica demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Windham County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 05343 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Jamaica residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jamaica ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jamaica was $22,052, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

27% of Jamaica residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Jamaica, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $479.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $898.


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Libraries in Jamaica include Jamaica Free Public ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Jamaica workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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