Jamaica Hills Apartments for Rent

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About Jamaica Hills Neighborhood

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Jamaica Hills is a small peaceful neighborhood located in central Queens. It is named after its very hilly terrain. The surrounding neighborhoods include Jamaica Estates to the east, Jamaica to the south, Hillcrest to the north and Briarwood to the west. Many families live in the neighborhood and housing mostly consists of low-rise brick apartment buildings and detached homes with large front yards located on tree-lined streets. Tilly Park is a beautiful greens space which surrounds the neighborhood. The diverse population is mostly made up of South Asians, Caribbean’s, Central Americans and most recently Greeks. Transportation options are a big draw to residents.

Average Rental Prices in Jamaica Hills

These are the average rental prices in Jamaica Hills by apartment size. To find out how much you need to earn in order to qualify for these prices, go to our salary calculator.

  • Studios

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 2 Bedroom

  • 3 Bedroom


Average Credit Score Needed to Rent in Jamaica Hills

Your credit score is an important factor in determining your qualification for rentals or even some condo or co-op purchases.

Credit Score


These trains run through Jamaica Hills. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:
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Crime Rate in Jamaica Hills

Crime rate: 3 out of 10
Approximately 8.9473 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 131 Abigail Adams

P.S. 095 Eastwood

P.S. 117 J. Keld / Briarwood School

P.S. Q086

P.S. 182 Samantha Smith

Hillcrest High School

I.S. 238 Susan B Anthony

J.H.S. 217 Robert A. Van Wyck