The map below shows the political leanings of people in and around Jamaica. Darker red areas have almost entirely Republican voters, dark blue areas vote mostly for Democrats, and areas in lighter shades or in light purple are areas where the vote is usually split between parties.
Jamaica tends to be very democratic based on voting results in recent elections. Compared to other nearby cities, Jamaica has more republican voters. Compared to the nation as a whole, Jamaica leans more democratic.
Highly educated populations with bachelor’s degrees or higher tend to vote for more liberal candidates. In Jamaica, 25.63% of all adults have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. Educated women are far less likely to vote for conservatives, and in Jamaica women make up 52.95% of the population.
Older Americans tend to vote more conservatively. Members of the Boomer and Silent generations (born 1928-1964) more often vote for republicans while GenX, Millennials (born 1965-1996) and younger generations consistently support democrats. The median age in Jamaica is 37.2, which is younger than the national median age of 38.1.
Is Jamaica a political battleground? Across all types of political contests in Jamaica, including state, local and presidential elections, races come within five percentage points 0% of the time.
Note: Federal, local, and state elections are weighed based on the recency of the election and the importance most voters assign to each seat.
- South Richmond Hill, NY: more conservative voters
- St. Albans, NY: more liberal voters
- Hollis, NY: more conservative voters
- South Ozone Park, NY: more conservative voters
- Kew Gardens, NY: more liberal voters
- Richmond Hill, NY: more liberal voters
- Fresh Meadows, NY: more liberal voters
- Springfield Gardens, NY: more conservative voters
- Cambria Heights, NY: more liberal voters
- Queens Village, NY: more liberal voters
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