Jamaica

Queens

Summary

Median rental price: $1,300, min $933 - max $4,975

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me

Commute

There are 4 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #34 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #140 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Internet Access
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out

Not great for

  • No ratings yet

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Students
“Underrated community“

South Jamaica is a historically underrated area in Jamaica, Queens. There are single and multi-family homes and apartment buildings on the neighborhood's tree-lined streets. While the population is pretty diverse with Latin American, Caribbean, Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi immigrants, the m... Read more

NatM • Dec 24, 2011
“Not exactly place in high demand“

This neighborhood – also known as Southside – is south of downtown Jamaica, and is populated by a mostly African American community. There are some immigrants from Latin America and the West Indies moving in however, though this slow trickle of change hasn’t had much of an explosive effect (in ot... Read more

GrandStGlitter • Apr 13, 2009
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (33)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (43)

BBQ Joints (5)

Diners (2)

Food Courts & Trucks (9)

Other

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Shopping (11)

Beauty Salons (1)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (20)

Dog Run & Pet Services (3)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (24)

Banks (23)

Playgrounds (1)

What do you think about this neighborhood?

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me