Jamaica Estates

Jamaica Estates


Jamaica Estates, NY – 11423
Neighborhood Description:


Jamaica Estates offers a wide variety of detached, single-family homes, from older, smaller frame homes to distinctive English Tudor "mini-castles." Many new homes have been built on teardown sites, taking advantage of the larger lots in this area. Prices range from $700,000 for small colonials on the Eastern end, up to $2 million for newer, larger homes and McMansions.

Click Here to read a comprehensive article on Jamaica Estates in AM New York. Julia Shildkret was interviewed by the author, Pat Verel.

Geographic Boundaries:

Jamaica Estates is subdivided into two areas, Jamaica Estates North which is bound by Cunningham Park to the East, Union Turnpike to the North, the Grand Central Parkway to the South and Utopia Parkway/Homelawn to the West. South Jamaica Estates is bound by 188th Street to the East, Utopia Parkway/Homelawn to the West, Grand Central Parkway to the North, and Hillside Avenue to the South.

Jamaica Estates Real Estate Pricing Guide*:
  • Rentals: 1BR, $1,100-$1,400; 2-3BR, $1,400-$3,000; House, $2,000+
  • Co-ops: $150K-$400K (1-bed, $170K-$200K)
  • Condos: $225K-$400K (1-bed $260K+)
  • Detached 1-Family: $600K+ (some new-construction colonials or McMansions - $1M - $2.5M)
  • Attached 1-Family: None
  • 2-Family Houses: $675K-$850K
  • *Source: MLS November 2008
Jamaica Estates Demographics:
  • Population: 57,045
  • Median Age: 42
  • Median Household Income: $80,611
  • Households with Children: 40.58%
  • Homes Owned: 85.6%
  • Homes Rented: 10.6%
  • Homes Vacant: 3.8%
Local Schools

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Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

Specialized/Private Schools

  • All My Children @ Young Israel of Jamaica Estates
  • PS/IS 178 Holliswood
  • PS/IS 178 Holliswood
  • PS 131 Abigail Adams
  • PS/IS 178 Holliswood
  • IS 238 Susan B. Anthony Academy
  • Yeshiva University HS For Girls
  • The Summit School
  • The Mary Louis Academy
  • United Nations International School
Post Office

182-04 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows, NY 11366
Phone: (800) ASK-USPS


187-05 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows, NY 11366
Phone: (718) 454-8006

Jamaica Estates Civic Association

Phone: (718) 657-2224

Local Police & Fire Departments:

107th Precinct
71-01 Parsons Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11365
Phone: (718) 969-5100
Detective: (718) 969-6844

Local FDNY Engine 315 & Ladder 125
159-06 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows, NY11366
Phone: Call 911

Contact Information

Julia Shildkret Real Estate Group LLC
187-24 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows NY 11366
Direct: (718 )591-5000
Fax: (718) 591-5006

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