Jamaica is a diversely populated middle class neighborhood located in southeastern Queens. Jamaica also hosts numerous government buildings including the Queens Civil Court, the civil branch of the Queens County Supreme Court, and the Queens County Family Court along with several other buildings. Jamaica is reflective of the fact that Queens is the most diverse location in the United States, including a large African American population along with sizable Hispanic and Asian communities. The diverse stores and shops in Jamaica are indicative of a lively Caribbean and South American culture. There is also a booming Indian and Bangladeshi population, with an areas in Jamaica being referred to as a little South Asia due to the countless Asian owned small business expanding in this diverse neighborhood.
City Council Member: Ruben Wills District 28
NYS Assembly Member: Vivian E. Cook District 32
NYS Senate Member: James Sanders Jr. District 10