Businesses in Spanish Town

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 17.5%
 Religion: 12.7%
 Industry: 10.3%
 Education: 9.9%
 Restaurants: 7.1%
 Professional Services: 6.9%
 Home Services: 6%
 Other: 29.5%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Gas stations173.60.1
Beauty salons103.20.1
Hairdressers100.1
Primary and elementary schools104.10.1
Secondary education124.20.1
Banks94.10.1
Loan companies133.80.1
Convenience stores83.90.0
Grocery stores and supermarkets343.90.2
Construction of houses233.70.1
Real estate83.80.0
Civil engineering130.1
Construction of buildings153.70.1
Other wholesale83.80.0
Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco114.10.1
Cemeteries and crematoriums94.00.1
Health and medical83.80.0
Hospitals163.80.1
Corporate management203.80.1
Churches774.20.5
Fast food restaurants123.70.1
Department stores83.70.0
Electronics stores103.90.1
Hardware stores153.90.1
Office supplies and stationery stores213.50.1
Pharmacies and drug stores153.90.1
Shopping other84.40.0
Area of Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish40.4 km²
Population166,389
Male Population80,696 (48.5%)
Female Population85,693 (51.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +50.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +10%
Median Age27.6
Male Median Age26.6
Female Median Age28.5
NeighborhoodsAngels Estate, Hampton Green, Spanish Town Zone
Local TimeMonday 3:15 AM
TimezoneEastern Standard Time
Weather25.9°C few clouds
Lat & Lng17.99107° / -76.95742°
Postal CodesJMACE25JMCHR12JMDWD08

Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish - Map

Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population110,435137,740151,243166,389
Population Density2,731 / km²3,407 / km²3,741 / km²4,115 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Spanish Town Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 10% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish+50.7%+20.8%+10%
Saint Catherine+58.8%+27.3%+12.9%
Jamaica+38.7%+17.2%+7.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish Median Age

Median Age: 27.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish27.6 years28.5 years26.6 years
Saint Catherine27.6 years28.5 years26.7 years
Jamaica27.7 years28.3 years27.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 56,5646,52113,086
5-97,1776,93414,111
10-148,2968,01516,311
15-198,4418,16116,603
20-247,6427,90015,543
25-296,7907,62014,410
30-345,6956,72112,417
35-395,4816,95012,431
40-445,0685,47110,539
45-494,6754,0438,718
50-544,0624,8188,880
55-592,9903,3486,338
60-642,6082,8305,438
65-691,8132,0073,821
70-741,3071,4752,782
75-799951,1912,186
80-846248621,486
85 Plus4698281,297
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish Population Density

Population Density: 4,115 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish166,38940.4 km²4,115 / km²
Saint Catherine541,6471,188.3 km²455.8 / km²
Jamaica2.8 million10,985.3 km²252.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1720 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Neighborhoods

Business Distribution by neighborhood in Spanish Town
 Spanish Town Zone: 67.8%
 Hampton Green: 14%
 Angels Estate: 4.9%
 Other: 13.3%

Business distribution by price for Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish

 Inexpensive: 57.9%
 Moderate: 34.2%
 Expensive: 7.9%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish696,185 t4.18 t17,220 t/km²
Saint Catherine2,180,994 t4.03 t1,835 t/km²
Jamaica10,854,676 t3.92 t988.1 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)696,185 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita4.18 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)17,220 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideMedium (6)
FloodHigh (10)
EarthquakeHigh (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
10/7/187:28 PM3.446.4 km10,000 m2km SSW of Hope Bay, Jamaicausgs.gov
9/16/1811:46 AM3.324.6 km10,000 m4km SW of Richmond, Jamaicausgs.gov
3/3/1810:53 AM441.6 km14,190 m6km WSW of Hope Bay, Jamaicausgs.gov
12/21/1610:00 AM4.348.7 km10,000 m6km ENE of Yallahs, Jamaicausgs.gov
3/27/169:42 PM3.739.3 km15,160 m5km WNW of Kellits, Jamaicausgs.gov
5/11/146:44 PM3.324 km10,000 m7km N of Stony Hill, Jamaicausgs.gov
9/19/1310:34 PM3.239.8 km16,480 m10km SSW of Hope Bay, Jamaicausgs.gov
9/8/136:20 PM3.218 km10,000 m11km SSW of Port Royal, Jamaicausgs.gov
5/6/112:29 AM4.238.3 km4,900 mJamaica regionusgs.gov
7/13/086:06 PM3.919.9 km16,100 mJamaica regionusgs.gov

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Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish

Spanish Town is the capital and the largest town in the parish of St. Catherine in the county of Middlesex, Jamaica. It was the former Spanish and English capital of Jamaica from the 16th to the 19th century. The town is home to numerous memorials, t..  ︎  Spanish Town Wikipedia Page

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