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Living in Jamaica New York

Jamaica is the 127th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 121,432 residents.

Jamaica has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Jamaica Hills, Jamaica Estates, South Ozone Park, Briarwood, Rochdale, St. Albans and Hillcrest.

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Walk Score of Jamaica, New York, NY

Jamaica is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Jamaica Center - Parsons/Archer

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Merrick Blvd

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Jamaica New York.

Jamaica is the 127th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 85.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, Chinatown and NoHo.

Jamaica Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Jamaica to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

125 Utopia 86 65 56 2,346
126 Ozone Park 85 61 52 55,780
127 Jamaica 85 77 52 121,432
128 East New York 85 83 53 184,884
129 Baychester 85 71 47 15,994

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 447 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Jamaica.

People in Jamaica can walk to an average of 10 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of O Lavrador Portuguese Restaurant and Bar in Jamaica, New York

O Lavrador Portuguese Restaurant and Bar

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Domenick's Pizzeria

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thumbnail for Jamaica Center - Parsons/ArcherJamaica Center is located in the heart of #Jamaica Queens. A great spot for dining, shopping or sight-seeing, this spot also offers easy access into the city via the E and J NYC subway trains.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Jamaica Center - Parsons/Archer

Transit Score of Jamaica, New York, NY

Jamaica has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Jamaica New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Jamaica has excellent public transportation and about 51 bus, 8 rail and 3 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Jamaica on public transit.

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Jamaica has about 6 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Jamaica, New York, NY

Jamaica is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Jamaica Performing Arts Center in Jamaica, New York

Jamaica Performing Arts Center

Photo of Jamaica Colosseum in Jamaica, New York

Jamaica Colosseum

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Nu Tribe Barber Shop

Photo of Jamaica Queens Street Art in Jamaica, New York

Jamaica Queens Street Art

Photo of Long Island Rail Road in Jamaica, New York

Long Island Rail Road

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United Brothers Auto Sales Inc.

thumbnail for Merrick BlvdAlong Merrick Road in #Jamaica, Queens, you can find a plethora of shops and eateries, as well as public transit stops that can help you commute around Queens and between the various boroughs of New York.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Merrick Blvd

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Mobile Auto Glass Inc

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Jamaica Multiplex Cinemas

Photo of Rincon Salvadoreno Restaurant in Jamaica, New York

Rincon Salvadoreno Restaurant

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Greater Rescue Church of Christ

thumbnail for Jamaica Performing Arts CenterThe Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) uses art as a vehicle to enrich the lives of the people who pass through its doors—women and men, children and senior citizens, accomplished artists and aspiring beginners. The JPAC is located on Jamaica Ave in #Jamaica, Queens.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Jamaica Performing Arts Center

Jamaica is Talking About...

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KFC

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Q17 Bus

thumbnail for Jamaica ColosseumThe Jamaica Colosseum is an outdoor strip mall is #Jamaica, Queens. Right off Merrick Blvd, this mall has a wealth of shops and eateries to choose from.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Jamaica Colosseum

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