Jamaica Plain Real Estate Market Overview

Could Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Jamaica Plain. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular neighborhoods ne...ar Jamaica Plain such as Roslindale and West Roxbury. When you’re ready, Trulia has 25 resale and new homes in Jamaica Plain lined up for you, including 6 open houses, and 2 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$550,000

Median Sales Price

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$495

Price Per Sqft

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$2,462

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Jamaica Plain show a -1% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a -9% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Jamaica Plain for May 10 to Aug 9 was $550,000 based on 91 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Jamaica Plain was $495, an increase of 6% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Jamaica Plain for Jul 10 to Aug 10 was $2,462.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Jamaica Plain has very low crime relative to the rest of Suffolk County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Jamaica Plain can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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303

Counts of Theft

186

Counts of Assault

139

Counts of Vandalism


Best Schools in Jamaica Plain

There are 100 schools in Jamaica Plain.

Elementary Schools
10

Eliot Elementary School

Public, PK-8

8

Hale Elementary School

Public, PK-5

7

Philbrick Elementary School

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools
10

Eliot Elementary School

Public, PK-8

8

Boston Latin School

Public, 7-12

7

Boston Latin Academy

Public, 7-12

High Schools
8

Boston Latin School

Public, 7-12

7

Boston Latin Academy

Public, 7-12

5

O'bryant School Math/Science

Public, 7-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Jamaica Plain by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
55%
Single residents
Home owners
46%
Home owners
Median age
34
Median age
Household income
$80,147
Median household income
College educated
75%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Jamaica Plain commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
42% commute by car
5% commute by bike
42% commute by public transportation
5% commute by foot

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